Raritan Valley Community College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - Below AverageSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Oustanding
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Raritan Valley Community College is a large two-year, public school with 8,100 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1965 and is the only school located in Branchburg, New Jersey.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
60
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are available at Raritan Valley Community College.

Raritan Valley Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 60 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Business, Nursing, Criminal Justice, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
70%
Fair
It is worthwhile 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 normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Raritan Valley Community College is fair at 70% (close to New Jersey average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
21 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Raritan Valley Community College is very low: 26%. About 21% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Raritan Valley Community College is reasonably decent, 21:1. Find out more information regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,900
Low
Average tuition price is very low - about $4,100 a year. The additional fees at Raritan Valley Community College not covered by tuition are roughly $800; this comes to a total of $4,900 annually.

Read the details about Raritan Valley 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



Acceptance
Rate
99%
According to government data, 2,325 applications were submitted and 2,293 were accepted; so it is very easy to become a student at this school.

This college might accept 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.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Raritan Valley Community College is $25.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Raritan Valley Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (908) 526-1200 or check Raritan Valley Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Raritan Valley Community College provides a distance learning option 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 RVCC, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Raritan Valley Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Raritan Valley Community College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Raritan Valley Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Raritan Valley Community College, 118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, New Jersey 08876, USA
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