Somerset Christian College, located in Zarephath, New Jersey, was founded in 2001 by Pillar of Fire International, a Christian organization. The school occupies buildings previously occupied by the Zarephath Bible Institute (1908) and Alma White College (1923) which were also founded and operated by the Pillar of Light. Somerset Christian College operates the school in the Wesleyan-Arminian tradition. The school believes in a solid education with a foundation of faith. SCC is the only accredited evangelical college in the state of New Jersey.
Somerset Christian College is accredited to award associate degrees and bachelor's degrees. The program offerings are small in number but are designed to offer a top quality education while maintaining a faith oriented environment. Though the school belongs to a specific denomination, it does not discriminate between denominations, and prepares individuals to serve their church.
- Youth Ministry
- Music, Worship, and Media
- Marriage and Family Counseling
- Business Administration
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students wishing to enroll at Somerset Christian College must complete and submit the application 15 days prior to the start of classes. Students must be a high school graduate or have a GED, or have completed a minimum of 15 college credits in lieu of that. Financial aid is available to eligible students. The financial aid office administers the awards and determines eligibility through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Financial aid advice is available on the website or can be obtained through contacting the school's financial aid office.
The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.
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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Clinical Pastoral Counseling, Patient Counseling (B)
Biblical Studies (A, B)
Business Administration (A, B)
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
Once scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are calculated, the expected average cost for students at Somerset Christian College is -. In order to calculate a more personalized cost check out their cost calculator here. A fee of $50 is required from all applicants. Students in need of financial assistance can get more information through the school's financial aid department, by calling (732) 356-1595 x1105. The figures listed are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $19,000-$23,000 per year
- Part time students are estimated to pay about $790 to $940 per unit
- Required fees for full-time students: $630
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||100%||$11,241|
|Receiving Student Loans||77%||$7,683|
Other Career Colleges
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Somerset Christian College.
- University of Phoenix - Fairfield County Campus in Norwalk, CT (71 miles away)
- Johnson & Wales University - Online in Providence, RI (187 miles away)