Somerset Christian College

60 Park Place, Suite 701, Newark
NJ, 07102
Tel: (973)803-5000
322 students
Private not-for-profit

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School Highlights:
Somerset Christian College serves 322 students (86% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Somerset Christian College is one of 2 community colleges within Somerset County, NJ.
The nearest community college is DeVry University-New Jersey (7.7 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Somerset Christian 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

Student Body

The student population of 322 teachers has grown by 161% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment
322 students
1,287 students
Somerset Christian College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
278 students
832 students
Somerset Christian College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 44 students
1,021 students
Somerset Christian College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Somerset Christian College sch enrollment Somerset Christian College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
5%
2%
Somerset Christian College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
25%
7%
Somerset Christian College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
44%
12%
Somerset Christian College Black (2006-2012)
% White
24%
66%
Somerset Christian College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Somerset Christian College More (2009-2012)
Somerset Christian College sch ethnicity Somerset Christian College sta ethnicity
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 0.45
Somerset Christian College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $16,412 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 45% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $16,412 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 45% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $16,412 $5,940
Somerset Christian College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,412 $10,072
Somerset Christian College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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