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Raritan Valley Community College

Branchburg, NJ 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Raritan

Raritan Valley Community College Overview

Raritan Valley Community College is a public, state school in the suburban setting of Branchburg, New Jersey. Raritan was founded in 1965 and enrolls around 6,688 students per year year, including 6,688 undergrad students.

Student Activities at Raritan

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Raritan's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Raritan students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Raritan, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

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

2022 Raritan Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $7,140
Out-of-State $7,140

Is Raritan a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer view of what Raritan offers and if the college seems like a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Raritan

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

Approximately 70% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Raritanare still enrolled their sophomore year. 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 Outlook Raritan Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Raritan by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Raritan directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Raritan Valley 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.

Raritan's endowment was valued at $1.1 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $4,722 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Raritan

Tuition cost 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 Raritan's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

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

Some aid is available 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 don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Raritan.

Based on this information, does Raritan seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Raritan a good school for you?

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Where is Raritan?

Raritan is located in the suburban setting of Branchburg, New Jersey, in the suburbs of New York City and Philadelphia.

If you are interested in seeing Raritan for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 78 to Branchburg, 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 Raritan and Branchburg are like without leaving home.

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College Info

118 Lamington Road Branchburg, NJ 08876

Campus Setting: Suburban

Raritan Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Raritan is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Raritan is Continuous processing.

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

Raritan ACT Scores

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Raritan SAT Scores

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Raritan Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$8,640

In State

$8,640

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$7,140
$7,140
Fees
$1,500
$1,500
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Raritan is like? There are approximately 6,688 students enrolled at Raritan. 37% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from NJ and 1% percent of students are from other states.

37%

Full Time

63%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,688

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,640

Out-of-State

$8,640

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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