Camden County College

Tel: (856)227-7200
12,051 students
Public institution
  • Camden County College, a comprehensive public community college in New Jersey, provides accessible and affordable education including associate degree programs, occupational certificates programs, non-credit courses, and customized job training. The College welcomes all who can benefit and provides the support services students need to transfer for further studies, prepare for a career, and continue their education. The College responds to the changing needs of its community and students and continuously improves its programs and services to support the economic development of Camden County and the personal development of its citizens.
School Highlights
Camden County College serves 12,051 students (51% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is higher than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Camden County College is the only community colleges within Camden County, NJ.
The nearest community college is Rowan College at Gloucester County (4.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 314 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
College Camden County College (NJ) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 314 staff 234 staff
Camden County College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 12,051 has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has decreased from 56:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 12,051 students 7,839 students
Camden County College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 38:1 34:1
Camden County College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 6,173 students 3,412 students
Camden County College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 5,878 students 3,628 students
Camden County College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Camden County College Enrollment Breakdown NJ All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Camden County College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Camden County College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Camden County College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Camden County College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Camden County College More (2011-2014)
% Unknown races
Camden County College Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.55 0.69
Camden County College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,050 is less than the state average of $4,794. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,050 is less than the state average of $6,468. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,050 $4,794
Camden County College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,050 $6,468
Camden County College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 73% 74%
Camden County College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • With over 130 degree and certificate programs, Camden County College is one of the nation's fastest growing two-year colleges. We provide convenient, high quality and affordable education with a commitment to lifelong learning, job training and enrichment for adults of all ages. Camden County College is three distinct campuses (Blackwood, Camden, and Cherry Hill) with a common mission. That mission was launched when Camden County College purchased what had been Mother of the Savior Seminary – along with the 320-acre tract of land surrounding it – early in 1967. By September of that year, the first class of Camden County College students was taking courses on the Blackwood Campus. Camden County College serves an enrollment of more than 30,000 credit students and thousands more non-credit students each year. Programs cover technical fields like automotive technology and mechanical engineering; health professions like nursing and medical coding; and liberal arts and sciences like English and chemistry. There also is a multitude of recreational offerings, ranging from social dancing to computer studies. In addition, it is acknowledged regionally as a vital resource for transfer education, customized training and community cultural events. Because it has maintained one of the lowest tuition rates of any college or university in the state or region while offering such outstanding programming, the college has come to be known as the best higher educational value in the Delaware Valley.

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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 0.67. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Union County College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.