Berkeley College-Woodland Park

  • Berkeley College provides an all-encompassing educational experience designed to develop professional competencies and awareness for business careers and to provide the knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of our culture necessary to meet the demands of our ever-changing society.

School Highlights

Berkeley College-Woodland Park serves 3,468 students (71% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.

Top Rankings

Berkeley College-Woodland Park ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in New Jersey for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 224 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Berkeley College-Woodland Park(NJ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse FieldsAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate for-profitPublic
Total Faculty224 staff234 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Berkeley College-Woodland Park has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The Berkeley College-Woodland Park diversity score of 0.72 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,468 students5,887 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:129:1
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# Full-Time Students2,445 students2,608 students
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# Part-Time Students1,023 students3,279 students
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# Undergraduate Students2,431 students2,431 students
# Graduate Students14 students14 students
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% Asian
2%
6%
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% Hispanic
38%
23%
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% Black
21%
15%
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% White
12%
42%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
27%
10%
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Diversity Score0.720.73
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,400$36,100
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $23,700 is more than the state average of $15,886. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$23,700$15,886
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid99%76%
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Median Debt for Graduates$19,750$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,220$5,843
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Acceptance Rate77%73%
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Established in 1931, Berkeley College is a coeducational college specializing in business. With six locations in New York and New Jersey, USA, and students from 29 states and 88 foreign countries, Berkeley is widely recognized for its academic excellence. From the initial class of 50 students to the current combined student body of more than 5,000, growth continues at Berkeley College. Today, Berkeley College is convenient and accessible at six locations in New York and New Jersey, and plans to welcome incoming students to its newest campus in Newark, NJ in 2006. Additionally, Berkeley College's unique online learning program continues to expand as a popular alternative to the traditional classroom learning environment. The Garret Mountain campus in the West Paterson–Little Falls area of New Jersey occupies a lush, green setting atop Garret Mountain. With an idyllic view of a reservoir and surrounding suburbs, more than 1,200 day and evening students enjoy studying and relaxing on the beautiful grounds when classes are not in session. The main academic building is a modern, three-wing brick structure, which accommodates faculty and administrative offices; a library; attractively furnished, air-conditioned classrooms; as well as three computer classrooms with 80 computers. Adjacent to the Academic Center is a multi-level building which contains general purpose and computer classrooms and labs with more than 80 additional computers. Through Berkeley's recreational programs, students are able to participate in intramural and intercollegiate sports including basketball, soccer, volleyball, and softball, as well as participate in a variety of extra-curricular activities.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Berkeley College-Woodland Park is Passaic County Community College (1.3 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 6,480 students | 1.30 MiOne College Blvd
    Paterson, NJ 07505
    (973) 684-6800
    1.306,480
  • 13,352 students | 6.00 Mi400 Paramus Rd
    Paramus, NJ 07652
    (201) 447-7200
    6.0013,352
  • Eastwick College-Nutley
    Private for-profit
    487 students | 6.50 Mi103 Park Ave
    Nutley, NJ 07110
    (973) 661-0600
    6.50487
  • Eastwick College-Hackensack
    Private for-profit
    376 students | 7.70 Mi250 Moore Street
    Hackensack, NJ 07601
    (201) 488-9400
    7.70376
  • 295 students | 7.80 Mi684 Newark Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201) 216-9901
    7.80295
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Did You Know?
For New Jersey public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,739 per year for in-state students and $8,616 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,886 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New Jersey community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Middlesex County College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.