Passaic County Community College

Paterson, NJ 07505
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Passaic County Community College is one of the nineteen public 2-year colleges in New Jersey. The campus is located in a suburb, in Paterson.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 6,975 students attend the school. Every year 12% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Passaic County Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,680, and fees were $1,230. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $7,380 and $1,230 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students6,975
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level2-year
TypePublic
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate59%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 8 66
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 88.7%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1978 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
06/01/1978 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$123/credit
In State Students$156/credit
Out of State Students$246/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $5,535 $7,020 $11,070
ADN 70 $8,610 $10,920 $17,220
BSN 125 $15,375 $19,500 $30,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 73% of Passaic County Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 66% $4,474
Other Federal Grant 35% $101
State Grant & Scholarships 29% $1,964
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 6% $984
Federal Student Loans 6% $4,177
Private Loans -- --

$10,546

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$9,742
$30,001 to $48,000$10,433
$48,001 to $75,000$12,212
$75,001 to $110,000$14,569
Over $110,000$15,448

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Student Population

6,975

Undergrads

0

Graduates

4,179

Women

2,796

Men

41%

Full-time

59%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
Hispanic
54%
White
19%
Black/African American
13%
Asian
6%
Race/ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races
1%
Non-resident alien
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New Jersey state board of nursing.

Passaic County Community College
One College Blvd
Paterson, NJ 07505
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