HoHokus Nutley is a small private school located in Nutley, New Jersey, which prides itself on offering a personalized experience. It is one of five New Jersey campuses owned and operated by Eastwick Education. The other four campuses are in Ramsey, Paramus, Hackensack, and Paterson. Eastwick Education was founded in 1985 and opened HoHoKus RETS-Nutley in 1995.
This school offers accelerated degrees in three academic programs; business, medical, and technology. Degrees can be completed in as little as 9 months, and take no more than 2 years. Specific focuses within each program are:
Business Administration Science
Medical Billing and Coding
Computer Specialization Science
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning Technology
Computer Electronic Technician PLUS
Each curriculum is different but the American Council on Education has approved them all. This means that if you are interested in applying to another school after graduating, the credits you earned there can be put towards your next degree.
This school is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. This means that by completing courses at the school you can receive Continuing Education Units for organizations worldwide.
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A degree here is not just for recent high school graduates. They also have a Continuing Education Program. This program is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Being recognized by this esteemed organization means they can offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to organizations worldwide.
Most organizations that employ credentialed staff require that they complete a CEU annually, in order to renew their license. You and your employer can work together to decide which of the courses offered here are good matches. If none of the classes seem to be a good fit, the school can work with you to develop a new course that better suits your requirements.
Applying to this school is quick and convenient. The application form can be accessed through the website under the “Admissions” page. After you fill out your personal information choose an area of study, a program, and the best time of day to be reached, the application will ask you for past education experience; the highest degree you have earned, and information on the most recent school you attended, including the dates. Click “apply” and your application will be submitted.
In order to get to know the school and its staff better, it is recommended to include a tour of the campus in your application process. You can request a tour through the website by filling out the “Schedule A Tour” form with your contact information and preferred date and time.
The majority of students attending receive some sort of financial aid, whether it is federal, state/local, a student loan, or from the school. All applicants should fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid to apply for financial aid from the government.
With less than 600 people enrolled, this is a small school. Since there is no on-campus housing, the entire student body commutes. Full time students are eligible for a 25% discount from NJ Transit, the New Jersey public train system.
From 2004 – 2007 more male than female students attended the school, and White, Hispanic, and African-American ethnic groups made up the majority of the student body.
Besides classrooms, the campus offers a library for student and staff use. The Eastwick College Library is open for students from all five campuses and is located in Ramsey, near the Ramsey campus. Visiting the library will provide you with a large variety of resources. Eastwick College also offers eGlobal library, which is online. The online library also has a variety of resources available for students and staff.