Newark Community Colleges

In Newark, New Jersey, you can find 2 community colleges serving 12,301 students.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian).
The student:teacher ratio of :1 is less than the 33:1 state average.

Newark, NJ Community Colleges:

  • College Location Students
  • NewarkEssex County College
    Public
    303 University Ave
    NewarkNJ7102
    (973)877-3000
    11,979 students
  • Newark
    Somerset Christian College
    Private not-for-profit
    60 Park Place, Suite 701
    NewarkNJ7102
    (973)803-5000
    322 students
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Students Stuck for Four Years to Earn an Associate?s Degree
Students Stuck for Four Years to Earn an Associate?s Degree
A recent report revealed that many California community college students take twice as long to get an associate’s degree as is normally required. While community college is less expensive than attending a four-year institution, students who drag out their degree programs lose much of that savings in additional tuition, fees, textbooks, and lost wages. In this article, we examine the reasons why some students take so long to graduate.
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In recent years, interest in competency-based education has risen drastically. It is a form of learning in which students engage in self-paced instruction and assessment of aptitudes rather than attending traditional courses and receiving traditional grades. Seen as the future of community college education by some, and as a cheapened version of a real education by others, competency-based education appears to be here to stay.