Sussex County Community College

One College Hill Road
Newton, NJ 07860
Tel: (973)300-2100
3,235 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Sussex County Community College serves 3,235 students (54% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Sussex County Community College is the only community colleges within Sussex County, NJ.
The nearest community college is County College of Morris (17.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 106 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Sussex County 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 106 staff
59 staff
Sussex County Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 3,235 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has decreased from 38:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 31% over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,235 students
1,282 students
Sussex County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1
22:1
Sussex County Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,746 students
810 students
Sussex County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,489 students
1,017 students
Sussex County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Sussex County Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
2%
Sussex County Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
8%
7%
Sussex County Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
2%
12%
Sussex County Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
86%
57%
Sussex County Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Sussex County Community College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Sussex County Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
Sussex County Community 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. 0.13 0.53
Sussex County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $6,900 is more than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,820 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 24% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,900 $5,740
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,820 $10,294
Sussex County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 65%
89%
Sussex County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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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 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Middlesex County College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.