Atlantic Cape Community College

Tel: (609)625-1111
7,254 students
Public institution
ACCC is a comprehensive two-year nonprofit publicly-supported educational institution serving Atlantic and Cape May counties in New Jersey.
School Highlights:
Atlantic Cape Community College serves 7,254 students (51% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
Atlantic Cape Community College is the only community colleges within Atlantic County, NJ.
The nearest community college is Cumberland County College (19.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 211 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Atlantic Cape 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 211 staff
59 staff
Atlantic Cape Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 7,254 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,254 students
1,282 students
Atlantic Cape Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
22:1
Atlantic Cape Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
3,675 students
810 students
Atlantic Cape Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,579 students
1,017 students
Atlantic Cape Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Atlantic Cape Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Atlantic Cape Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2012-2013)
% Asian
8%
2%
Atlantic Cape Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
15%
7%
Atlantic Cape Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
15%
12%
Atlantic Cape Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
48%
57%
Atlantic Cape Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Atlantic Cape Community College More (2011-2013)
% Unknown races
11%
3%
Atlantic Cape Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Atlantic Cape Community College non_resident (2007-2013)
Atlantic Cape 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. 0.48 0.53
Atlantic Cape Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,605 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has declined by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,195 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has declined by 40% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,605 $5,740
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,195 $10,294
Atlantic Cape Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 76%
89%
Atlantic Cape Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Atlantic Cape Community College has three locations to serve its students--Mays Landing, Atlantic City and Cape May County. ACCC opened its doors to students in September 1966, using facilities rented from Atlantic City High School. In February 1968 the college moved to its present campus at 5100 Black Horse Pike (U.S. Route 322) in Mays Landing. The Academy of Culinary Arts facility, which opened in October 1991, features more than 29,000 square feet of space. The building provides teaching kitchens, classrooms, a 70-seat gourmet restaurant with a 25-seat greenhouse room, service and storage areas, and administrative and faculty offices. ACCC's Mays Landing main campus is located at 5100 Black Horse Pike (U.S. Route 322) in Mays Landing, N.J. It is 15 miles west of Atlantic City in a picturesque Pinelands settings. The 537-acre campus consists of an attractive complex of contemporary buildings built around a quadrangle of lawn. ACCC has a strong tradition in Athletics. Known as the Buccaneers, ACCC sports teams compete on campus and throughout the region. Students may choose from intercollegiate sports or intramural sports programs. Atlantic Cape Community College is accredited by The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, a regional institution accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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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.