• Cumberland County College is a comprehensive community college that is accessible, learning-centered, and dedicated to serving a diverse community of learners and employers through quality innovative programs, services and the appropriate use of technology for life-long learning.

School Highlights

Cumberland County College serves 2,989 students (46% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 62%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,989 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,590
  • Out-state tuition: $14,460
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 64%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 230 teachers has grown by 134% over five years.
Cumberland County College
(NJ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
230 staff
439 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Cumberland County College has declined by 22% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
The Cumberland County College diversity score of 0.71 is less than the state average of 0.75. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,989 students
5,415 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,361 students
2,198 students
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# Part-Time Students
1,628 students
3,217 students
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This chart display the Full-time students and Part-time students enrollment breakdown of Cumberland County College.
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
294 students
549 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,361 students
2,198 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
27 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
1,628 students
3,282 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
4 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
20 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
2%
6%
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% Hispanic
36%
27%
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% Black
15%
15%
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% White
36%
38%
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% Two or more races
4%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
5%
10%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score
0.71
0.75
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
4.37%
7.31%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Cumberland County College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.42%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,100
$36,100
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,590 is less than the state average of $5,758. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $14,460 is more than the state average of $7,840. The out-state tuition has grown by 68% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,590
$5,758
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$14,460
$7,840
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
83%
76%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Cumberland County College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NJ by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$11,000
$11,000
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Cumberland County College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NJ by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,000
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Cumberland was the first community college in New Jersey to open its own campus in October 1966. The 100-acre campus, featuring nine buildings, provides an excellent educational and social atmosphere. Whether your educational goals lie in a transfer-oriented program, career education, professional growth or personal enrichment, Cumberland County College offers you quality instruction and dedicated service. If you're an employer, Cumberland offers services and training programs that will help your organization to succeed. Cumberland County College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Cumberland County College cost?

Cumberland County College's tuition is approximately $4,590 for In-State students and $14,460 for Out-State students.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 2,989 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,590
  • Out-state tuition: $14,460
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 64%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For New Jersey public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,758 per year for in-state students and $7,840 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 0.75, 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.

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