Bergen Community College

400 Paramus Rd, Paramus
NJ, 07652-1595
Tel: (201)447-7200
17,015 students
Public institution

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Bergen Community College provides high quality, relevant, and varied educational programs and opportunities for the intellectual, cultural, and personal growth of all members of its community. The College values its role as an educational leader, embracing change and responding to the complex needs of those it serves.
School Highlights:
Bergen Community College serves 17,015 students (57% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 44%.
Bergen Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Bergen County, NJ.
The nearest community college is Passaic County Community College (5.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Bergen Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 17,015 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has decreased from 34:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
17,015 students
1,283 students
Bergen Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
9,696 students
832 students
Bergen Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 7,319 students
1,021 students
Bergen Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Bergen Community College sch enrollment Bergen Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
11%
2%
Bergen Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
28%
7%
Bergen Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
6%
12%
Bergen Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
54%
66%
Bergen Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Bergen Community College More (2010-2012)
Bergen Community College sch ethnicity Bergen Community 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. 0.61 0.45
Bergen Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $7,494 is more than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,806 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,494 $5,845
Bergen Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,806 $10,047
Bergen Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1965, Bergen Community College enrolls more than 14,000 students in Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science degree programs, and certificate programs. More than 10,000 students are enrolled in non-credit, professional development courses through the Division of Continuing Education. The Philip J. Ciarco Learning Center, at 355 Main Street, Hackensack, offers adult basic skills, English as a Second Language, non-credit, and credit courses. Bergen Community College is a public two-year coeducational college, enrolling more than 14,000 students in degree and certificate programs. The academic programs are classified as transfer or career programs. Bergen Community College programs prepare students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities, or for immediate entry into a career. Since its inception, Bergen has offered open admissions, small classes, affordable tuition, dedicated faculty, outstanding student services, flexible scheduling, and a student centered campus. Bergen Community College is a vibrant educational community that is committed to serving Bergen County by providing rare opportunities for people of all ages to discover their talents and to realize their potential. The opening of our new Technology Education Center gave us the opportunity to showcase state-of-the-art facilities and programs to high school students and administrators, community residents, and our own faculty and students, who take great pride in the College�s achievements. Our shared dream is that our students and alumni will continue to reach new goals as they become valuable members of our community. Bergen Community College also offers Certificate Programs and Certificates of Achievement which award recognition to students who successfully complete a program of specialized courses in a specific discipline.

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Did You Know?
For New Jersey public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,497 per year for in-state students and $7,130 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $9,858 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 0.62, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Middlesex County College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.