School Highlights

Sussex County Community College serves 2,190 students (57% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,190 students
  • In-state tuition: $6,900
  • Out-state tuition: $8,820
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 15%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 226 teachers has grown by 126% over five years.
Sussex County Community College
(NJ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
226 staff
439 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Sussex County Community College has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Sussex County Community College diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,190 students
4,464 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
13:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,256 students
1,906 students
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# Part-Time Students
934 students
2,679 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
168 students
545 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,256 students
1,960 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
32 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
934 students
2,504 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
15 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
20 students
% Asian
3%
6%
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% Hispanic
2%
24%
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% Black
2%
13%
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% White
85%
44%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
2%
3%
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% Unknown races
4%
8%
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score
0.28
0.72
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
3.19%
7.31%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.42%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,400
$36,100
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $6,900 is more than the state average of $5,173. The in-state tuition has declined by 22% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,820 is more than the state average of $7,364. The out-state tuition has declined by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$6,900
$5,173
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$8,820
$7,364
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
70%
77%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Sussex County Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NJ by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$11,000
$11,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
69%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Sussex County Community College cost?

Sussex County Community College's tuition is approximately $6,900 for In-State students and $8,820 for Out-State students.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 2,190 students
  • In-state tuition: $6,900
  • Out-state tuition: $8,820
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 15%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For New Jersey public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,173 per year for in-state students and $7,364 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,268 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New Jersey community colleges have a diversity score of 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Assumption College for Sisters. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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