Salem Community College: Review & Facts

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Salem Community College is a small two-year, public school with 1,285 students enrolled. This college was established in 1958 and is the only institution located in Carneys Point, New Jersey.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
30
At Salem Community College you can receive your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Salem Community College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 30 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Industrial Technologies, Physics, Laboratory Assistance, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
53%
The rate of student retention at Salem Community College is low at 53% (way below New Jersey average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Salem Community College is very low: 23%. Approximately 23% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Salem Community College is reasonably decent: 18:1. Learn more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,900
Average tuition price is very low - $3,800 per year. The additional fees at Salem Community College beyond tuition are about $1,100, which makes it a total of $4,900 a year.

Read the details about Salem Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Salem Community College is $27.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at Salem Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (856) 299-2100 or check Salem Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Salem Community College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Salem Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Salem Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Salem Community College appears to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Salem Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Salem Community College, 460 Hollywood Avenue, Carneys Point, New Jersey 08069-2799, USA
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