Pillar College

60 Park Place, Suite 701
Newark, NJ 07102
Tel: (973)803-5000
478 students
Private, non-profit
School Highlights
Pillar College serves 478 students (88% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 51%.
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 34 teachers has grown by 183% over five years.
College Pillar College (NJ) Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private, non-profit Public
Total Faculty 34 staff 234 staff
Pillar College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 478 has grown by 92% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has declined by 22% over five years.
Total Enrollment 478 students 7,839 students
Pillar College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 34:1
Pillar College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 419 students 3,412 students
Pillar College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 59 students 3,628 students
Pillar College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Pillar College Enrollment Breakdown NJ All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Pillar College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Pillar College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Pillar College Black (2006-2014)
% White
Pillar College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Pillar College More (2011-2014)
Pillar 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. 0.53 0.69
Pillar College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $16,412 is equal to the state average of $16,412. The private state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees $16,412 $16,412
Pillar College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100% 74%
Pillar College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • DeVry University-New Jersey
    Pivate, for profit
    1,546 students | 7.70 Mi630 US Hwy. One
    North Brunswick NJ  8902
  • 8,214 students | 8.40 Mi118 Lamington Road
    Branchburg NJ  8876
  • 11,673 students | 10.90 Mi2600 Woodbridge Avenue
    Edison NJ  08818
  • 39 students | 15.30 Mi200A Morris Avenue
    Denville NJ  07834
  • 11,781 students | 16.00 Mi1033 Springfield Ave
    Cranford NJ  07016
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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.