Sussex County Community College

One College Hill Road
Newton, NJ 07860
Tel: (973)300-2100
3,064 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Sussex County Community College serves 3,064 students (53% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Sussex County Community College is the only community colleges within Sussex County, NJ.
The nearest community college is County College of Morris (17.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 100 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Sussex County 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
Total Faculty 100 staff
62 staff
Sussex County Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 3,064 has declined by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has decreased from 42:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 3,064 students 1,371 students
Sussex County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 31:1
22:1
Sussex County Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 1,616 students
779 students
Sussex County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 1,448 students
1,083 students
Sussex County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Sussex County Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
5%
Sussex County Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
4%
20%
Sussex County Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
1%
15%
Sussex County Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
91%
49%
Sussex County Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
Sussex County Community College More (2011-2014)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Sussex County Community College Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Sussex County Community College Non Resident (2006-2014)
Sussex County 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. 0.17 0.70
Sussex County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $6,900 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has declined by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,820 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,900 $5,664
Sussex County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,820 $10,360
Sussex County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 74%
90%
Sussex County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Union County College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.