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Passaic County Community College

Paterson, NJ 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
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About Passaic County Community College

Passaic County Community College Overview

Passaic County Community College is a public country school in an urban setting in Paterson, New Jersey. Passaic County Community College was founded in 1968 and enrolls 6,480 undergrads and no graduate students.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Passaic County Community College!

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus

Interested in journalism or communications? Passaic County Community College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Passaic County Community College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Passaic County Community College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Passaic County Community College on the Student Life page.

2022 Passaic County Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $7,260
Out-of-State $9,300

Is Passaic County Community College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Passaic County Community College offers and if the college might be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Passaic County Community College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Passaic County Community College Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Passaic County Community College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Passaic County Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2021, the total market value of Passaic County Community College's endowment was $100000 thousand. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, Passaic County Community College spends about $3,777 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Passaic County Community College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Passaic County Community College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Passaic County Community College.

Based on this information, how does Passaic County Community College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Passaic County Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Passaic County Community College?

Passaic County Community College is located in the urban setting of Paterson, New Jersey, less than an hour from New York City.

If you would like to see Passaic County Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Garden State Parkway to Paterson, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Newark Liberty International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Passaic County Community College and Paterson are like without leaving home.

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College Info

One College Boulevard Paterson, NJ 07505-1179

Campus Setting: Urban

Passaic County Community College Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Passaic County Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Passaic County Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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