Brookdale Community College

765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ 07738-1597
Tel: (732)224-2345
14,637 students
Public institution

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Brookdale Community College is a comprehensive, public community college providing affordable, open access for all individuals to a wide variety of high-quality associate degree and certificate programs, and coursework, for both transfer and vocational entry opportunities.
School Highlights:
Brookdale Community College serves 14,637 students (53% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Brookdale Community College is the only community colleges within Monmouth County, NJ.
The nearest community college is Middlesex County College (17.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Brookdale 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 14,637 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 17% over five years.
Total Enrollment
14,637 students
1,388 students
Brookdale Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
7,753 students
836 students
Brookdale Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 6,884 students
1,036 students
Brookdale Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Brookdale Community College sch enrollment Brookdale Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
4%
2%
Brookdale Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
9%
7%
Brookdale Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
7%
11%
Brookdale Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
81%
67%
Brookdale Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Brookdale Community College sch ethnicity Brookdale 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. 0.33 0.44
Brookdale Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $6,209 is more than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,809 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,209 $5,890
Brookdale Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,809 $10,047
Brookdale Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Brookdale Community College, located in the Lincroft section of Middletown Township, is an excellent resource for residents of Monmouth County, New Jersey. The College offers associate (2-year) degrees in over 50 programs, plus noncredit classes in many areas of personal and professional interest. The College was founded in 1967 and is sponsored by the citizens of Monmouth County through the Board of Chosen Freeholders. Brookdale also operates various education sites around Monmouth County. These higher education centers offer local access to Brookdale`s credit and noncredit programs and services, as well as contributing to the economic growth of Monmouth County. In the 30+ years since Brookdale opened its doors, both the College and the County have grown tremendously. The 220-acre main campus in Lincroft today comprises 22 buildings totaling 731,353 square feet, with recent construction including Larrison Hall, the Center for the Visual Arts, the Bankier Library, and a new Student Life Center. The campus also includes a 380-seat Performing Arts Center, an Advanced Technology Center with state-of-the art television and electronic music studios, 10 athletic fields, Brookdale public radio 90.5 The Night, the Children`s Learning Center, and some 60 computer labs with about 1,600 fully networked PCs running all today`s mainstream applications. Brookdale Community College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the accrediting agency for all colleges in the mid-Atlantic region.

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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 0.62, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Middlesex County College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.