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Gloucester County College (GCC) is a two-year community college that specializes in improving career skills as well as preparing students who wish to move on to a four-year university. Located thirty minutes outside of Philadelphia in Sewell, New Jersey, the school offers both associate degrees and technical certificates.


GCC is comprised of five separate divisions and programs: Allied Health and Nursing, Business and Technology, Health/Physical Education/Recreation, Arts and Sciences, and Public Safety and Security.

The Business and Technology Division offers Associate of Applied Science degrees in a number of fields, including Accounting, Automotive Technology, Civil Engineering, Computer Graphic Arts, Computer Information Technology, Computerized Office Automation, Network Management, Paralegal, Technical Studies, and Web Site Development of E-Commerce.

The Business and Technology Division also has certificate programs in about a dozen areas, including Computer Graphic Arts, Computer Information Technology, Civil Engineering, Network Management, Paralegal, Real Estate, and Web Development.

The Health/Physical Education/Recreation Department provides Associate of Arts degrees in both Exercise Science and Health, Physical Education, and Recreation.

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This school has an open admissions policy. All students, including transfer students must fill out and submit the admissions application. Select college credits earned at other accredited schools may be eligible for transfer to GCC. Additionally, the school has transfer agreements with a number of other universities, including a Dual Degree Program with Rutgers University, a Baccalaureate Program with Thomas Edison State College, and the Fairleigh Dickinson University Community College Partnership.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for qualified students who need assistance paying for school. Students should begin the process by filling out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which can be done online. Aid can come in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, or work-study programs.

Some of the scholarships awarded to GCC sudents include the Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholars Program, Foundation Scholarships, and NJ STARS Scholarship.

Student Financial Aid Details

Ranks 5665th for the average student loan amount.
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There are plenty of ways for students to get involved here. Many clubs and organizations are available to students, including Anime Club, Astronomy Club, Bowling Club, Drama Club, Fashion Club, Humanities Club, Mac Users Club, Outdoors Club, Paralegal Club, Photography Club, Student Government Association, Volleyball Club, and Women Enabling Women.

Students interested in journalism or literature can join the staff of the Gazette, the student newspaper, or The Vanguard, GCC’s literary magazine. Another publication is the Beep Sheet, which alerts students of all important academic news and dates, as well as the latest happenings around campus.

Student Enrollment Demographics


The following sports can be found here:

  • Men’s Intercollegiate Baseball
  • Men’s Intercollegiate and Women’s Intercollegiate Basketball
  • Men’s Intercollegiate and Women’s Intercollegiate Cross_country
  • Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Golf
  • Men’s Intercollegiate and Women’s Intercollegiate Soccer
  • Women’s Intercollegiate Softball
  • Men’s Intercollegiate and Women’s Intercollegiate Track_and_field
  • Men’s Intramural and Women’s Intramural Volleyball
  • Men’s Intercollegiate Wrestling

Information Summary

Ranks 51st in New Jersey and 3242nd 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 N/A N/A
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 Sewell, NJ 08080
Surrounding communityLarge suburb (inside urban area but outside city, pop. over 250,000)
Total Population36,410 (35,063 urban / 1,347 rural)
Households11,751 (3.08 people per house)
Median Household Income$70,418
Families9,778 (3.41 people per family)

Carnegie Foundation Classification

Associate's — Public Suburban-serving Single Campus
Undergraduate PopulationMixed part/full-time two-year
EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate two-year
Size & SettingMedium 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 3877th for total cost of attendance
  In District In State Out of State
Effective as of 2014-09-19
FT Undergraduate Tuition $2,990 $3,500 $6,800
FT Undergraduate Required Fees $1,005 $1,005 $1,005
PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $127 $144 $254
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 $5,995 $6,505 $9,805
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $18,223 $18,733 $22,033
Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $8,441 $8,951 $12,251

Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

Prior year cost comparison
  In District In State Out of State
Published Tuition & Fees $3,590 $3,770 $3,980 $4,220 $6,980 $7,370
  Cost (regardless of residency)
Effective as of 2014-09-19
Books & Supplies $1,200 $2,000
On-Campus – Room & Board N/A(N/C)
On-Campus – Other Expenses N/A(N/C)
Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $8,000 $9,782
Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $3,500 $2,446
Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $2,500 $2,446

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 1029th for the average full-time faculty salary.
Effective as of 2014-09-20
Tenure system N/A
Average FT Salary $74,478 ($81,323 male / $68,636 female)
Number of FT Faculty 71 (32 male / 39 female)
Number of PT Faculty 334
FT Faculty Ratio 0.2 : 1
Total Benefits $4,432,104

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Carrie Petersen earned her Bachelors of Science in Education and a Masters of School leadership at Northern Illinois University. Carrie likes to travel with her husband and two sons.

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1400 Tanyard Road
Sewell, NJ 08080
p. 856-468-5000
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