• 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 4,464 students (44% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 56%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 4,464 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,802
  • Out-state tuition: $7,362
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 50%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Atlantic Cape Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

The teacher population of 394 teachers has grown by 98% over five years.
Atlantic Cape Community College
(NJ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
394 staff
439 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Atlantic Cape Community College has declined by 19% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The Atlantic Cape Community College diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,464 students
4,464 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,960 students
1,906 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,504 students
2,679 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
356 students
545 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,960 students
1,960 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
32 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,504 students
2,504 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
15 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
20 students
% Asian
10%
6%
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% Hispanic
22%
24%
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% Black
10%
13%
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% White
50%
44%
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% Two or more races
1%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
3%
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% Unknown races
6%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.68
0.72
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
5.61%
7.31%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.42%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$32,200
$36,100
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,802 is more than the state average of $5,173. The in-state tuition has declined by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,362 is less than the state average of $7,364. The out-state tuition has declined by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,802
$5,173
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$7,362
$7,364
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
80%
77%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,600
$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,883
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
69%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Atlantic Cape Community College cost?

Atlantic Cape Community College's tuition is approximately $5,802 for In-State students and $7,362 for Out-State students.

What is Atlantic Cape Community College's ranking?

Atlantic Cape Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in New Jersey for: Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 4,464 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,802
  • Out-state tuition: $7,362
  • Student:teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Minority enrollment: 50%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For New Jersey public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,173 per year for in-state students and $7,364 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,268 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New Jersey community colleges have a diversity score of 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Assumption College for Sisters. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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