Atlantic Cape Community College

5100 Black Horse Pike
Mays Landing, NJ 08330-2699
Tel: (609)625-1111
  • ACCC is a comprehensive two-year nonprofit publicly-supported educational institution serving Atlantic and Cape May counties in New Jersey.
School Highlights
  • Atlantic Cape Community College serves 6,845 students (47% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 35:1 is higher than the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Atlantic Cape Community College is the only community colleges within Atlantic County, NJ.
  • The nearest community college to Atlantic Cape Community College is Cumberland County College (19.9 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 198 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Atlantic Cape Community College(NJ) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty198 staff234 staff
Atlantic Cape Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Atlantic Cape Community College has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 35:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Atlantic Cape Community College diversity score of 0.69 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 42% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,845 students7,040 students
Atlantic Cape Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio35:134:1
Atlantic Cape Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students3,217 students3,412 students
Atlantic Cape Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students3,628 students3,628 students
Atlantic Cape Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Atlantic Cape Community College Enrollment Breakdown NJ All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Atlantic Cape Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Atlantic Cape Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Atlantic Cape Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Atlantic Cape Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Atlantic Cape Community College More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
Atlantic Cape Community College Non Resident (2008-2016)
% Unknown races
Atlantic Cape Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.690.70
Atlantic Cape Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Atlantic Cape Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,200$36,100
Atlantic Cape Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,802 is less than the state average of $6,125. The in-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,362 is less than the state average of $7,667. The out-state tuition has declined by 40% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,802$6,125
Atlantic Cape Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,362$7,667
Atlantic Cape Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid75%75%
Atlantic Cape Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$10,005$10,000
Atlantic Cape Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
Atlantic Cape Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Atlantic Cape Community College has three locations to serve its students--Mays Landing, Atlantic City and Cape May County. ACCC opened its doors to students in September 1966, using facilities rented from Atlantic City High School. In February 1968 the college moved to its present campus at 5100 Black Horse Pike (U.S. Route 322) in Mays Landing. The Academy of Culinary Arts facility, which opened in October 1991, features more than 29,000 square feet of space. The building provides teaching kitchens, classrooms, a 70-seat gourmet restaurant with a 25-seat greenhouse room, service and storage areas, and administrative and faculty offices. ACCC's Mays Landing main campus is located at 5100 Black Horse Pike (U.S. Route 322) in Mays Landing, N.J. It is 15 miles west of Atlantic City in a picturesque Pinelands settings. The 537-acre campus consists of an attractive complex of contemporary buildings built around a quadrangle of lawn. ACCC has a strong tradition in Athletics. Known as the Buccaneers, ACCC sports teams compete on campus and throughout the region. Students may choose from intercollegiate sports or intramural sports programs. Atlantic Cape Community College is accredited by The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, a regional institution accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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New Jersey community colleges have a diversity score of 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Union County College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.