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 (84.11% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the 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 teachers 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 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment 428 students 1,296 students
Pillar College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
Pillar College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 360 students
810 students
Pillar College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 68 students
1,036 students
Pillar College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Pillar College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Pillar College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Pillar College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Pillar College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Pillar College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Pillar College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
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. 0.68 0.53
Pillar College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $17,204 is more than the state average of $5,650. 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 $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $17,204 $5,694
Pillar College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $17,204 $10,252
Pillar College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 75%
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
     students | 7.70 Mi630 US Hwy One
    North Brunswick, NJ 08902
  • 8,302 students | 8.40 Mi118 Lamington Road
    Branchburg, NJ 8876
  • 12,611 students | 10.90 Mi2600 Woodbridge Avenue
    Edison, NJ 08818
  • Assumption College for Sisters
    Private not-for-profit
    36 students | 15.30 Mi350 Bernardsville Rd
    Mendham, NJ 07945
  • 11,969 students | 16.00 Mi1033 Springfield Ave
    Cranford, NJ 07016
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