Pillar College

60 Park Place Suite 701
Newark, NJ 07102
Tel: (973)803-5000
428 students
Private not-for-profit
School Highlights
Pillar College serves 428 students (84% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Pillar College is one of 3 community colleges within Essex County, NJ.
The nearest community college is DeVry University-New Jersey (7.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 108% over five years.
College Pillar College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 25 staff
61 staff
Pillar College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 428 has grown by 151% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 428 students 1,315 students
Pillar College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
22:1
Pillar College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 360 students
815 students
Pillar College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 68 students
1,061 students
Pillar College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Pillar College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
Pillar College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
31%
20%
Pillar College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
51%
15%
Pillar College Black (2006-2013)
% White
11%
49%
Pillar College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
5%
3%
Pillar College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Pillar College Unknown (2008-2013)
Pillar 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. 0.63 0.70
Pillar College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $17,204 is more than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $17,204 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $17,204 $5,590
Pillar College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $17,204 $10,086
Pillar College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 75%
89%
Pillar College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • DeVry University-New Jersey
    Private for-profit
    n/a students | 7.70 Mi630 US Hwy One
    North Brunswick, NJ 08902
    (732)729-3960
    7.70n/a
  • 8,302 students | 8.40 Mi118 Lamington Road
    Branchburg, NJ 08876
    (908)526-1200
    8.408,302
  • 11,673 students | 10.90 Mi2600 Woodbridge Avenue
    Edison, NJ 08818
    (732)548-6000
    10.9011,673
  • Assumption College for Sisters
    Private not-for-profit
    36 students | 15.30 Mi350 Bernardsville Rd
    Mendham, NJ 07945
    (9.7)354-3652
    15.3036
  • 11,969 students | 16.00 Mi1033 Springfield Ave
    Cranford, NJ 07016
    (908)709-7000
    16.0011,969
Did You Know?
For New Jersey public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,133 per year for in-state students and $7,685 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,122 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 Assumption College for Sisters. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.