Union County College: Review & Facts

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Union County College is a large two-year, public school with 12,150 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1933 and is the only college located in Cranford, New Jersey.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
35
At Union County College you can receive your 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

Union County College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Business, Criminal Justice, and Engineering. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
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 anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
63%
The rate of student retention at Union County College is relatively low at 63% (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 Union County College is very low: 14%. Around 17% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Union County College is a bit disappointing, 27:1. Learn more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$6,400
Average tuition charges are low, around $5,400 per year. The additional fees at Union County College beyond tuition are about $1,000; this comes to a total of $6,400 per year.

Read the details about Union County 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
This 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) earned prior to admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Union County College is $35.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Union County College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (908) 709-7000 or check Union County College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A-
Union County College offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Union County 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
Yes
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at Union County College.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at Union County College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Union County College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Union County College Location and Maps



Post Address: Union County College, 1033 Springfield Ave, Cranford, New Jersey 07016-1599, USA
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