Salem Community College

460 Hollywood Avenue, Carneys Point
NJ, 08069-2799
Tel: (856)299-2100
1,213 students
Public institution

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At Salem Community College we believe in the value of education. Our commitment is to meet the ever-changing needs of a diverse community by providing high-quality and affordable education in a dynamic learning environment.
School Highlights:
Salem Community College serves 1,213 students (58% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Salem Community College is the only community colleges within Salem County, NJ.
The nearest community college is Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington (9.8 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Salem 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 1,213 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 34% over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,213 students
1,287 students
Salem Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
700 students
832 students
Salem Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 513 students
1,021 students
Salem Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Salem Community College sch enrollment Salem Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Salem Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
2%
7%
Salem Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
15%
12%
Salem Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
82%
66%
Salem Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Salem Community College sch ethnicity Salem 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. 0.30 0.45
Salem Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,794 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,794 is less than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,794 $5,940
Salem Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,794 $10,072
Salem Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Salem Community College traces its origins to the opening of Salem County Technical Institute in 1958. The institute quickly established a reputation for excellence in postsecondary career education, particularly in the technical and health fields. Recognizing the college-level caliber of the institute's programs, the Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders requested approval to grant degree-awarding authority to the institute. The New Jersey Board of Higher Education evaluated the institute's programs and granted the requested approval. On September 3, 1972, Salem Community College was established by the Board of Chosen Freeholders. Salem Community College is a two-year, public, comprehensive institution of higher education authorized to grant associate degrees (A.A., A.S. and A.A.S.) and certificates in over 40 liberal arts, business, practical nursing and technology programs of study. SCC places strong emphasis on educational outreach and an open admissions policy. SCC is committed to providing quality instruction, academic support and student services that meet students' educational goals. SCC has 11-acre campus in Carneys Point, NJ. SCC enjoys the advantages of being in a small suburban community while being near Wilmington Delaware, Philadelphia and other metropolitan areas. The Carneys Point Campus features the Glass Center, home of the nationally renowned programs in scientific glass technology and glass art. The Salem Center offers many of the same services available at the Carneys Point campus, including credit-course registration and placement testing. Salem Community College is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. In addition, the College and its programs are approved by the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education.

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