Berkeley College-Woodland Park

Tel: (973)278-5400
3,659 students
Private for-profit
Berkeley College provides an all-encompassing educational experience designed to develop professional competencies and awareness for business careers and to provide the knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of our culture necessary to meet the demands of our ever-changing society.
School Highlights
Berkeley College-Woodland Park serves 3,659 students (84% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Berkeley College-Woodland Park is one of 2 community colleges within Passaic County, NJ.
The nearest community college is Passaic County Community College (1.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 224 teachers has grown by 75% over five years.
College Berkeley College-Woodland Park (NJ) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 224 staff
234 staff

Student Body

The student population of 3,659 has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,659 students 7,839 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
# Full-Time Students 3,066 students
3,412 students
# Part-Time Students 593 students
3,628 students
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Unknown races
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.77 0.69

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $23,100 is more than the state average of $16,412. The private state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $23,100 $16,412
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 97%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Established in 1931, Berkeley College is a coeducational college specializing in business. With six locations in New York and New Jersey, USA, and students from 29 states and 88 foreign countries, Berkeley is widely recognized for its academic excellence. From the initial class of 50 students to the current combined student body of more than 5,000, growth continues at Berkeley College. Today, Berkeley College is convenient and accessible at six locations in New York and New Jersey, and plans to welcome incoming students to its newest campus in Newark, NJ in 2006. Additionally, Berkeley College's unique online learning program continues to expand as a popular alternative to the traditional classroom learning environment. The Garret Mountain campus in the West Paterson–Little Falls area of New Jersey occupies a lush, green setting atop Garret Mountain. With an idyllic view of a reservoir and surrounding suburbs, more than 1,200 day and evening students enjoy studying and relaxing on the beautiful grounds when classes are not in session. The main academic building is a modern, three-wing brick structure, which accommodates faculty and administrative offices; a library; attractively furnished, air-conditioned classrooms; as well as three computer classrooms with 80 computers. Adjacent to the Academic Center is a multi-level building which contains general purpose and computer classrooms and labs with more than 80 additional computers. Through Berkeley's recreational programs, students are able to participate in intramural and intercollegiate sports including basketball, soccer, volleyball, and softball, as well as participate in a variety of extra-curricular activities.

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Did You Know?
For New Jersey public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,794 per year for in-state students and $6,468 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,412 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New Jersey community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Union County College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.