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Colleges / Raritan Valley Community College

About Raritan

Raritan Valley Community College is a public, state school in an suburban setting in Branchburg, New Jersey. Raritan was founded in 1965 and now enrolls around 7,080 students a year, including 7,080 undergrads.

There are 19 undergraduate students for every full-time Raritan professor.

2021 Raritan Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $6,840
Out-of-State $6,840

Raritan Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Raritan Early Admission

Raritan Valley Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Raritan Acceptance Rate

In 2021, Raritan accepted 0% of applicants. Out of 2,558 applications received in 2021, 2,558 students were offered admission.

Raritan Waitlist

Raritan reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Raritan Valley Community College?

Raritan is considered to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Raritan, applicants must submit the following items.

Raritan Application Requirements

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GPA and Test Scores for Raritan

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Raritan.

Does Raritan Require the ACT or SAT?

Raritan is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.


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Dorms at Raritan

Raritan does not offer on-campus housing for students. Students must commute from home or find their own housing.

Fall Picnic, Spring Picnic, and and Student Awards Banquet are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Raritan.

Financial Aid at Raritan

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Is Raritan a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Raritan

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Raritan, around 69% return for their sophomore year.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Raritan Grads

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

Based on this information, how does Raritan sound? Remember, the best school 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, less than an hour from New York City and Philadelphia.

If you want to see Raritan for yourself, 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

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Transfer Applications are Due

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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

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Raritan ACT Scores

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Raritan Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$8,340

In State

$8,340

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$6,840
$6,840
Fees
$1,500
$1,500
Housing
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Raritan is like? There are approximately 7,080 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

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,080

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,340

Out-of-State

$8,340

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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