Atlantic Cape Community College

  • 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Atlantic Cape Community College has stayed relatively flat 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment6,845 students7,040 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio35:134:1
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# Full-Time Students3,217 students3,412 students
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# Part-Time Students3,628 students3,628 students
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% Asian
8%
5%
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% Hispanic
13%
19%
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% Black
10%
14%
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% White
51%
48%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Non Resident races
2%
4%
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% Unknown races
14%
9%
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Diversity Score0.690.70
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College Completion Rate
16%
19%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,200$36,100
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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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,362$7,667
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid75%75%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,005$10,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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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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