Salem Community College, located in Carneys Point, New Jersey, was founded in 1958 when it when it was known as Salem County Technical Institute. The school serves Salem County, and has three satellite locations in addition to the main compass that specialize in particular programs. As the school is committed to academic excellence, it provides a two year education on par with more expensive private institutions.
Salem Community College offers over 50 programs of study that award either an associate's degree or certificate upon completion. The school provides students with transfer and career opportunities depending on the plans of the student. Additionally the school houses the county's One-Stop Career Center.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Salem Community College will admit any student regardless of academic background and completion of high school as long as they may benefit from the education provided. Some programs may require specific academic procedures that extend beyond the open enrollment policy, such as nursing, and it is advised student inquire as to what additional requirements may be needed for such programs.
SCC offers financial aid in the form of grants, loans, scholarships and campus employment. The financial aid office administers the distribution of all form of financial aid, and it is advised for students interested in receiving financial aid awards to visit the office or enter the financial aid page on the school's website to determine the cost of their education.
The SCC Oaks participate in the NJCAA Region 19 and the Garden State Athletic Conference of the Community College League of New Jersey.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,400. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition range:
- State Residents: $3,100-$3,700
- Out-of-State: $4,500-$5,400
- Charges for part-time students are:
- In-State: $140-$160 per unit
- Out-of-State: $180-$220 per unit
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 per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||70%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||60%||$5,207|
|Receiving Student Loans||17%||$6,599|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Salem Community College may offer services to students like those listed below:
- Online course work available
- Night and weekend classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
- Employment search assistance
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Students who attend a community college will be able to choose from a variety of programs that will lead to an associate's degree or transfer to a four year institution. The following list shows graduation and transfer-out rates for Salem County College compared to community colleges in New Jersey, which can be useful for determining which community college to attend.
|Salem County College||Salem County||New Jersey|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 2009)
- Find all the other nursing programs in New Jersey
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Salem Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other Community Colleges Nearby
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Salem Community College.
- Medgar Evers College - CUNY in Brooklyn, NY (104 miles away)
- Potomac State College of West Virginia University in Keyser, WV (188 miles away)
- Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary in Petersburg, VA (205 miles away)