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 5,048 students (44% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

The teacher population of 394 teachers has grown by 93% over five years.
Atlantic Cape Community College(NJ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty394 staff445 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Atlantic Cape Community College has declined by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The Atlantic Cape Community College diversity score of 0.71 is less than the state average of 0.74. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment5,048 students5,858 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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# Full-Time Students2,198 students2,576 students
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# Part-Time Students2,850 students3,282 students
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% Asian
7%
6%
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% Hispanic
25%
26%
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% Black
14%
14%
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% White
44%
40%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
6%
10%
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Diversity Score0.710.74
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College Completion Rate
21%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,200$36,100
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,802 is more than the state average of $5,616. The in-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,362 is less than the state average of $7,703. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,802$5,616
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,362$7,703
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid73%76%
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Median Debt for Graduates$10,500$11,242
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Median Debt for Dropouts$6,545$5,500
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Source: 2020 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Atlantic Cape Community College is Cumberland County College (20.2 miles away).
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Did You Know?
For New Jersey public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,616 per year for in-state students and $7,703 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,113 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New Jersey community colleges have a diversity score of 0.74, which is higher than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Eastern International College-Jersey City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.