Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) is a great place for students to start their college education. Our students have transferred to the top colleges and universities in New Jersey and across the nation, including Columbia, Cornell, Stanford, the University of Pennsylvania and New York University. The College’s ability to offer a high quality, affordable technical education has been greatly enhanced by an exciting new workforce development grant. RVCC’s Service Learning Program has earned national honors for providing students with the opportunity to serve their communities while enabling community organizations to benefit from the students’ time, energy and knowledge. We are dedicated to meeting the higher education needs of the communities we serve—whether it’s preparing students for transfer to another institution or offering technical training for those interested in pursuing a new career path or upgrading their skills.
The teacher population of 244 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
|College||Raritan Valley Community 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||244 staff||61 staff|
|Total Enrollment||8,302 students||1,296 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||34:1||21:1|
|# Full-Time Students||3,563 students||814 students|
|# Part-Time Students||4,739 students||1,040 students|
|% Two or more races||
|% Unknown races||
|% Non Resident races||
|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.||0.67||0.68|
|In-State Tuition Fees||$4,222||$5,660|
|Out-State Tuition Fees||$4,222||$10,250|
|% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid||47%||89%|
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS
- RVCC, serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for over thirty years, offers over 80 associate degrees and certificates. In addition, customized training programs and non-credit courses are available for those seeking personal and professional development. The College is committed to a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community's businesses and state-of-the-art technology. Raritan Valley Community College is New Jersey's leading community college. Offering over 80 associate degrees and certificates, plus non-credit courses for personal and professional development, RVCC is the already the choice of more than 11,000 students. The 240-acre campus lies at the crossroads of central New Jersey. RVCC also maintains a satellite campus in Somerset known as the Franklin Center. The College has students who have transferred to over 225 colleges and universities across the country, and provides job/career counseling to all interested parties. RVCC also has the University Center, which provides bachelor & master degree programs from major universities on our campus, allowing students to take classes and earn those degrees locally. The college is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, N.J. Board of Nursing, National League of Nursing, Commission on Opticianry Accreditation and American Bar Association.
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Edison, NJ 08818
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