Cumberland County College

Tel: (856)691-8600
3,919 students
Public institution
Cumberland County College is a comprehensive community college that is accessible, learning-centered, and dedicated to serving a diverse community of learners and employers through quality innovative programs, services and the appropriate use of technology for life-long learning.
School Highlights:
Cumberland County College serves 3,919 students (59.58% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is lower than the community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Cumberland County College is the only community colleges within Cumberland County, NJ.
The nearest community college is Atlantic Cape Community College (19.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 127 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
College Cumberland County College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 127 staff
61 staff
Cumberland County College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 3,919 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has decreased from 38:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is equal to the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,919 students 1,296 students
Cumberland County College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1
Cumberland County College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,335 students
810 students
Cumberland County College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,584 students
1,036 students
Cumberland County College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Cumberland County College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Cumberland County College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Cumberland County College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
Cumberland County College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Cumberland County College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Cumberland County College White (2006-2013)
Cumberland County College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average 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. 0.53 0.53
Cumberland County College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,500 is less than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has declined by 33% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,100 is more than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,500 $5,694
Cumberland County College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,100 $10,252
Cumberland County College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 83%
Cumberland County College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Cumberland was the first community college in New Jersey to open its own campus in October 1966. The 100-acre campus, featuring nine buildings, provides an excellent educational and social atmosphere. Whether your educational goals lie in a transfer-oriented program, career education, professional growth or personal enrichment, Cumberland County College offers you quality instruction and dedicated service. If you're an employer, Cumberland offers services and training programs that will help your organization to succeed. Cumberland County College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For New Jersey public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,489 per year for in-state students and $7,123 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,773 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 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is . Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.