Sussex County Community College

School Highlights
  • Sussex County Community College serves 3,064 students (53% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Sussex County Community College is the only community colleges within Sussex County, NJ.
  • The nearest community college to Sussex County Community College is County College of Morris (17.3 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 100 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Sussex County Community College(NJ) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty100 staff234 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Sussex County Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Sussex County Community College diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment3,064 students7,040 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:134:1
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# Full-Time Students1,616 students3,412 students
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# Part-Time Students1,448 students3,628 students
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% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
4%
19%
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% Black
1%
14%
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% White
90%
48%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Non Resident races
1%
4%
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% Unknown races
1%
9%
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Diversity Score0.190.70
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College Completion Rate
22%
19%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,400$36,100
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $6,900 is more than the state average of $6,125. The in-state tuition has declined by 14% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,820 is more than the state average of $7,667. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$6,900$6,125
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,820$7,667
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid74%75%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,867$10,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,421$5,500
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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