Best New Jersey Community Colleges (2021)

For the 2021 school year, there are 28 community colleges serving 146,664 students in New Jersey (23 public colleges and 5 private colleges).
For New Jersey 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 (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Raritan Valley Community College, Middlesex County College and Eastern International College-Jersey City.
New Jersey community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 58% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 29:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(NJ) School Average
Asian
6%
Hispanic
23%
Black
15%
White
42%
Two or more races
2%
Non Resident
2%
Unknown
10%
NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked New Jersey Community Colleges (2021)

  • College Location Students
  • Assumption College for Sisters
    Private not-for-profit
    200 A Morris Avenue
    Denville, NJ 07834
    (973) 957-0188

    53 students
  • 44 Rifle Camp Rd
    Woodland Park, NJ 07424
    (973) 278-5400

    3,468 students
  • 214 Center Grove Rd
    Randolph, NJ 07869
    (973) 328-5000

    7,556 students
  • 630 U.S. Hwy. One
    North Brunswick, NJ 08902
    (732) 729-3960

    387 students
  • 251 Washington Ave
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973) 751-9051

    257 students
  • 684 Newark Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201) 216-9901

    295 students
  • Eastwick College-Hackensack
    Private for-profit
    250 Moore Street
    Hackensack, NJ 07601
    (201) 488-9400

    376 students
  • 10 South Franklin Turnpike
    Ramsey, NJ 07446
    (201) 327-8877

    740 students
  • 2600 Woodbridge Avenue
    Edison, NJ 08818
    (732) 548-6000

    11,151 students
  • 118 Lamington Road
    Somerville, NJ 08876
    (908) 526-1200

    8,214 students
  • 5100 Black Horse Pike
    Mays Landing, NJ 08330
    (609) 625-1111

    4,973 students
  • 400 Paramus Rd
    Paramus, NJ 07652
    (201) 447-7200

    13,352 students
  • 765 Newman Springs Rd
    Lincroft, NJ 07738
    (732) 224-2345

    11,856 students
  • 200 College Drive
    Blackwood, NJ 08012
    (856) 227-7200

    9,675 students
  • 3322 College Drive
    Vineland, NJ 08362
    (856) 691-8600

    2,934 students
  • Eastwick College-Nutley
    Private for-profit
    103 Park Ave
    Nutley, NJ 07110
    (973) 661-0600

    487 students
  • 303 University Ave
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973) 877-3000

    7,514 students
  • 70 Sip Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
    (201) 714-7100

    8,342 students
  • 1200 Old Trenton Rd
    West Windsor, NJ 08550
    (609) 586-4800

    7,686 students
  • College Drive
    Toms River, NJ 08754
    (732) 255-0400

    8,176 students
  • One College Blvd
    Paterson, NJ 07505
    (973) 684-6800

    6,480 students
  • Pillar College
    Private not-for-profit
    60 Park Place, Suite 701
    Newark, NJ 07102
    (973) 803-5000

    584 students
  • 900 College Circle
    Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
    (856) 222-9311

    8,891 students
  • 1400 Tanyard Road
    Sewell, NJ 08080
    (856) 468-5000

    7,130 students
  • 460 Hollywood Avenue
    Carneys Point, NJ 08069
    (856) 299-2100

    879 students
  • One College Hill Road
    Newton, NJ 07860
    (973) 300-2100

    2,300 students
  • 1033 Springfield Avenue
    Cranford, NJ 07016
    (908) 709-7000

    9,412 students
  • 475 Route 57 W
    Washington, NJ 07882
    (908) 835-9222

    3,496 students
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