Sussex County Community College

One College Hill Road
Newton, NJ 07860-0000
Tel: (973)300-2100
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 51%.
  • Sussex County Community College is the only community colleges within Sussex County, NJ.
  • The nearest community college is County College of Morris (17.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 100 teachers has grown by 13% 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
Sussex County Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 3,064 has declined by 19% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has decreased from 41:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.19 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,064 students7,040 students
Sussex County Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio31:134:1
Sussex County Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students1,616 students3,412 students
Sussex County Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,448 students3,628 students
Sussex County Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Sussex County Community College Enrollment Breakdown NJ All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
5%
Sussex County Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
4%
19%
Sussex County Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
1%
14%
Sussex County Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
90%
49%
Sussex County Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
1%
1%
Sussex County Community College More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
4%
Sussex County Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
8%
Sussex County Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.190.69
Sussex County Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
22%
19%
Sussex County Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,400$36,100
Sussex County Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $6,900 is more than the state average of $6,250. 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 $7,839. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$6,900$6,250
Sussex County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$8,820$7,839
Sussex County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid74%75%
Sussex County Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$8,867$10,000
Sussex County Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,421$5,500
Sussex County Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For New Jersey public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,250 per year for in-state students and $7,839 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $19,721 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New Jersey community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Union County College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.