Salem Community College

Carneys Point, NJ 08069
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Salem Community College is one of the nineteen public 2-year colleges in New Jersey. The campus is located in a suburb, in Carneys Point.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 916 students attend the school. Every year 42% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students916
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate63%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 4 17
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 4 23
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 100%
  • NCLEX-RN: 90.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1979 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
02/01/2009 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
07/09/2009 - 06/30/2014



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$165/credit
In State Students$190/credit
Out of State Students$215/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 $7,425 $8,550 $9,675
ADN 70 $11,550 $13,300 $15,050
BSN 125 $20,625 $23,750 $26,875
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, 75% of Salem 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 51% $4,239
Other Federal Grant 1% $500
State Grant & Scholarships 27% $2,260
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 12% $2,286
Federal Student Loans 21% $5,892
Private Loans 1% $4,018


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$9,801
$30,001 to $48,000$10,223
$48,001 to $75,000$12,424
$75,001 to $110,000$13,348
Over $110,000$15,430

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New Jersey state board of nursing.
Salem Community College
460 Hollywood Avenue
Carneys Point, NJ 08069

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