Top Newark Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 2 top community colleges in Newark, New Jersey, serving 11,946 students.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 31:1.

Top Newark, NJ Community Colleges (2018-19)

  • College Location Students
  • 303 University Ave
    Newark NJ  07102
    (973)877-3000

    11,468 students
  • Pillar College
    Private, non-profit
    60 Park Place, Suite 701
    Newark NJ  07102
    (973)803-5000

    478 students
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