Pillar College

60 Park Place, Suite 701
Newark, NJ 07102
Tel: (973)803-5000
478 students
Private not-for-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 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 34 staff
62 staff
Pillar College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 478 has grown by 96% 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 national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 20% over five years.
Total Enrollment 478 students 1,371 students
Pillar College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
22:1
Pillar College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 419 students
779 students
Pillar College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 59 students
1,083 students
Pillar College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Pillar College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
3%
5%
Pillar College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
18%
20%
Pillar College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
65%
15%
Pillar College Black (2006-2014)
% White
10%
49%
Pillar College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Pillar College More (2009-2014)
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. 0.53 0.70
Pillar College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $18,576 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $18,576 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $18,576 $5,664
Pillar College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $18,576 $10,360
Pillar College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 100%
90%
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
    Private for-profit
    1,546 students | 7.70 Mi630 US Hwy. One
    North Brunswick NJ 8902
    (732)729-3960
    7.701,546
  • 8,214 students | 8.40 Mi118 Lamington Road
    Branchburg NJ 8876
    (908)526-1200
    8.408,214
  • 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
    39 students | 15.30 Mi350 Bernardsville Rd
    Mendham NJ 07945
    (973)543-6528
    15.3039
  • 11,781 students | 16.00 Mi1033 Springfield Ave
    Cranford NJ 07016
    (908)709-7000
    16.0011,781
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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Union County College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.