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One of the largest and most comprehensive community colleges in the state of New Jersey, Camden County College (CCC) is a two-year college offering over 100 degrees as well as certificates. It has long been recognized as one of the nation’s leaders in video game design/development and photonics, making this a great school for those interested in technology.

The school maintains three campuses — in Blackwood, Camden, and Cherry Hill. In addition, the college offers continuing education and distance learning, in which all classes are online and all instructional interaction is via the Internet. Students wanting to take continuing education classes can register online at the school’s website.

For high school students looking to get a jump start on their education, the school offers the chance to earn college credits. Classes are offered on campus in the evenings and on the weekends at a lower cost.


Camden is a comprehensive college, which means that there are many programs and courses to choose from. The school was designed to meet the needs of the workforce in the local community, so associate degrees in various programs are offered, along with certificates for those that need to learn a new skill or who wish to enter the workforce directly upon graduation.

The school is comprised of the following divisions:

  • Arts, Humanities, and Social Science
  • Math and Science
  • Transitional Studies
  • Business, Computers, and Technical Studies
  • Nursing, Health, Science, and Human Services

Two-year programs include the Associate in Arts, Associate in Fine Arts, Associate in Science, and an Associate in Applied Science. These degrees can sometimes to be transferred to a four-year college or university or the graduate can choose to look for work directly after graduation.

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The student body is made up of high school graduates, continuing education students, international students, and distance learners.

Prospective students with a high school diploma or GED or are 18 years or older are welcome to apply. Students must complete an application for admission, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine financial aid eligibility, take a placement test, meet with an advisor and register for classes.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is offered to students who qualify. All students seeking aid are required to fill out the FAFSA, which is availbale online. After the FAFSA is submitted, it may take up to several weeks before the school is contacted with the student’s aid status. Once financial assistance is determined and accepted, the student receives an award letter stating their financial aid.

The school’s website provides detailed information about financial aid forms, including the FAFSA, and other resources to help students through the financial aid process.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 6508th for the average student loan amount.
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Degree-seeking students, continuing education students, high school students, and students enrolled in distance learning all benefit from CCC. The campus provides a variety of services for students, including tutoring, a child care facility for children 2 ½ years old to 6 ½ years old, and school publications. The college also provides disability services, established in 1988, to aid disabled students where needed. Some areas of assistance may include counseling, tutoring, and course advisement.

Students can also take part in cheering on the Cougar sports teams. In addition, the college has an athletic facility which has a weight and fitness room, courts for basketball and volleyball, an all-weather track, and outdoor fields.

Student Enrollment Demographics


The Cougars are members of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) as well as the NJ Garden State Athletic Conference. There are four men’s varsity teams including soccer, baseball, golf, and basketball. Women’s varsity sports are softball, basketball, and soccer. All teams play against other junior colleges in New Jersey, as well neighboring states including Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland.

Information Summary

Ranks 61st in New Jersey and 3462nd overall
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Campus Crime Statistics

  Incidents per 100 Students
Aggravated assault N/A N/A
Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
Rape N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A
Burglary 5 0.03
Larceny N/A N/A
Vehicle theft N/A N/A
Arrest N/A N/A

Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

Reported area around or near Blackwood, NJ 08012
Surrounding communityLarge suburb (inside urban area but outside city, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population39,208 (39,208 urban / N/A rural)
Households14,510 (2.64 people per house)
Median Household Income$53,479
Families10,220 (3.16 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Public Suburban-serving Multicampus
Undergraduate PopulationMixed part/full-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingVery large two-year

General Characteristics

Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Highest offeringAssociate's degree
Calendar SystemSemester
Years of college work requiredN/A
Variable Tuition
Religious AffiliationN/A
Congressional District3401

Special Learning Opportunities

Distance LearningN/A
ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
Study Abroad
Weekend College
Teacher Certification

Student Tuition Costs and Fees

Ranks 4518th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $3,120 $3,240 $3,240
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $1,020 $1,020 $1,020
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $104 $108 $108
FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $5,740 $5,860 $5,860
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $15,176 $15,296 $15,296
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $8,426 $8,546 $8,546

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $3,930(N/C) $4,050(N/C) $4,050(N/C)
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,500 $1,600
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $5,100 $6,750
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $2,550(N/C)
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $2,550(N/C)

Admission Criteria

 = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
Open Admissions
Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
College Prep. CompletionN/A
Formal competency demoN/A
Admission test scoresN/A
Other testsN/A

Admission Credits Accepted

Dual Credit
Life Experience
Advanced Placement (AP)

Athletics - Association Memberships

Sports / Athletic Conference Memberships NJCAA

Student Services

Remedial Services
Academic / Career Counseling
PT Cost-defraying Employment
Career Placement
On-Campus Day Care
Library Facility

Student Living

First-time Room / Board Required
Dorm CapacityN/A
Meals per WeekN/A
Room FeeN/A
Board FeeN/A

Faculty Compensation / Salaries

Ranks 1201st for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $71,986 ($75,508 male / $65,553 female)
Number of FT Faculty 135 (62 male / 73 female)
Number of PT Faculty 797
FT Faculty Ratio 0.2 : 1
Total Benefits $5,004,397

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