Best New Jersey Community Colleges (2023)

For the 2023 school year, there are 28 community colleges serving 126,681 students in New Jersey (19 public colleges and 9 private colleges).
For New Jersey community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,641 per year for in-state students and $7,756 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,268 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Middlesex College, DeVry University-New Jersey and Eastern International College-Jersey City.
New Jersey community colleges have a diversity score of 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.70 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 56% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 13:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(NJ) School Average
Asian
6%
Hispanic
24%
Black
13%
White
44%
Two or more races
2%
Non Resident
3%
Unknown
8%
NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked New Jersey Community Colleges (2023)

College
Location
Students
Assumption College for Sisters
Private not-for-profit
200 A Morris Avenue
Denville, NJ 07834
(973) 957-0188
| 55 students
Berkeley College-Woodland Park
Private for-profit
44 Rifle Camp Rd
Woodland Park, NJ 07424
(973) 278-5400
| 2,625 students
County College of Morris
County College of Morris Photo
Public
214 Center Grove Rd
Randolph, NJ 07869
(973) 328-5000
| 6,697 students
DeVry University-New Jersey
Private for-profit
517 Route 1 S, Ste 1000
Iselin, NJ 08830
(732) 729-3960
| 190 students
Eastern International College-Belleville
Private for-profit
251 Washington Ave
Belleville, NJ 07109
(973) 751-9051
| 234 students
Eastern International College-Jersey City
Private for-profit
684 Newark Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 216-9901
| 292 students
Eastwick College-Nutley
Private for-profit
103 Park Ave
Nutley, NJ 07110
(973) 661-0600
| 455 students
Eastwick College-Ramsey
Private for-profit
10 South Franklin Turnpike
Ramsey, NJ 07446
(201) 327-8877
| 781 students
Middlesex College
Middlesex College Photo
Public
2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, NJ 08818
(732) 548-6000
| 9,483 students
118 Lamington Road
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 526-1200
| 6,321 students
5100 Black Horse Pike
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
(609) 625-1111
| 4,464 students
Bergen Community College
Bergen Community College Photo - Main Building - Pitkin Education Center
Public
400 Paramus Rd
Paramus, NJ 07652
(201) 447-7200
| 11,409 students
Brookdale Community College
Public
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ 07738
(732) 224-2345
| 10,438 students
Camden County College
Public
200 College Drive
Blackwood, NJ 08012
(856) 227-7200
| 8,122 students
Cumberland County College
Public
3322 College Drive
Vineland, NJ 08362
(856) 691-8600
| 2,989 students
Eastwick College-Hackensack
Private for-profit
250 Moore Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 488-9400
| 533 students
Essex County College
Public
303 University Ave
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 877-3000
| 6,360 students
70 Sip Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 714-7100
| 7,039 students
1200 Old Trenton Rd
West Windsor, NJ 08550
(609) 586-4800
| 6,342 students
Ocean County College
Ocean County College Photo
Public
College Drive
Toms River, NJ 08754
(732) 255-0400
| 7,480 students
One College Blvd
Paterson, NJ 07505
(973) 684-6800
| 5,549 students
Pillar College
Private not-for-profit
60 Park Place, Suite 701
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 803-5000
| 534 students
900 College Circle
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
(856) 222-9311
| 7,316 students
1400 Tanyard Road
Sewell, NJ 08080
(856) 468-5000
| 6,369 students
Salem Community College
Public
460 Hollywood Avenue
Carneys Point, NJ 08069
(856) 299-2100
| 865 students
One College Hill Road
Newton, NJ 07860
(973) 300-2100
| 2,190 students
Union County College
Public
1033 Springfield Avenue
Cranford, NJ 07016
(908) 709-7000
| 8,298 students
475 Route 57 W
Washington, NJ 07882
(908) 835-9222
| 3,251 students
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Community Colleges in New Jersey (Closed)

School
Location
Students
630 West Mt. Pleasant Avenue Route 10
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 369-1360
| 427 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many community colleges are located in New Jersey?
There are 28 community colleges serving 126,681 students in New Jersey.
How much do community colleges cost in New Jersey?
For New Jersey community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,641 per year for in-state students and $7,756 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,268 per year.
What are the top ranked community colleges in New Jersey?
The best top ranked community colleges in New Jersey include Middlesex College, DeVry University-New Jersey and Eastern International College-Jersey City.
What is community college diversity score in New Jersey?
New Jersey community colleges have a diversity score of 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.70 (view national diversity statistics).
How diverse are community college in New Jersey?
New Jersey community college are approximately 56% minority students (majority Hispanic).

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