Bergen Community College: Review & Facts

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Bergen Community College is a very large two-year, public school with 14,585 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1965 and is one of the 4 colleges and schools located in Paramus, New Jersey.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
53
Fair
At Bergen Community College you can receive your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Bergen Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 53 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Medical, Medical Assistant, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
63%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Bergen Community College is relatively low at 63% (way below New Jersey average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Bergen Community College is very low: 27%. Approximately 17% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Bergen Community College is reasonably decent - 18:1. Learn more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,200
Low
Average tuition cost is low - around $7,100 per academic year. The additional fees at Bergen Community College beyond tuition are about $1,100; this makes it a total of $8,200 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting 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.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Bergen Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (201) 447-7200 or check Bergen Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
Dicey
Bergen Community College offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Bergen 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
At the present moment, there is no on-campus housing at Bergen Community College.

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

Bergen Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, New Jersey 07652-1595, USA
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