Adult & Continuing Education BCTS

Overview of Adult & Continuing Education BCTS

Adult & Continuing Education is located in a large suburb, in Hackensack, NJ. The school is a public institution. Degree levels at Adult & Continuing Education top out at the Certificate.

Areas of Study

Students at the school often study construction trades, mechanics and repair.

Adult & Continuing Education Selectivity

Adult & Continuing Education maintains an open-admission policy.

Student Body

The school offers classes to 85 students (73 full-time equivalent). Forty-something year old students won't feel out of place at Adult & Continuing Education. A very high share of students at the school are male.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The mission of the Bergen County Technical Schools is to provide county-based, cost-efficient vocational and technical programs and services for secondary students and adults. The actualization of this mission includes the following key components: Students will experience applied learning and teaching strategies utilizing appropriate and up-to-date specialized equipment and facilities. Programs will respond to regional economic needs and shall be, at minimum, of a scope and sequence that permits graduates to pass national competency and licensure examinations. Curriculum shall integrate multiple disciplines and the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards. Students will be exposed to DOE-approved career-based educational programs and related work experiences and projects. Programs will provide for immediate employment and/or continuing education after program completion. Programs shall meet the needs of general and special populations including disabled, gifted/talented, at-risk and postsecondary pupils through specific occupational programs and career academies. Further, it is the mission of the Bergen County Technical Schools: To serve as regional coordinating centers for technical, distance learning, teacher training and other special projects and services that can be cost efficiently operated on a regional basis for the benefit of local schools and communities. To serve as demonstration laboratories for applied learning, teaching strategies and school-to-careers structured learning experiences."

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Adult & Continuing Education-BCTS
200A Hackensack Avenue
Hackensack , NJ 07601-6637

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Adult & Continuing Education Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Construction Trades47construction, carpentry, electrician, plumbing
Mechanics and Repair22HVAC
Office and Administration0administrative assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Adult & Continuing Education in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year314
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years382

Adult & Continuing Education Student Body

In 2007-2008, Adult & Continuing Education had a total enrollment of 85 students (73 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 41%
Black 18%
Hispanic 33%
Asian 7%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 6%
20-21 12%
22-24 16%
25-29 13%
30-34 11%
35-39 12%
40-49 16%
50-64 14%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Jersey100%

Adult & Continuing Education Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 96 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 86%

Adult & Continuing Education Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Hackensack, New Jersey for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New Jersey Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Adult & Continuing Education Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Adult & Continuing Education participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2312000)

Adult & Continuing Education Degree Programs (2007)

Construction Trades
Construction Trades, General
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Mechanics And Repair
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

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Adult & Continuing Education Highlights

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What Sets Adult & Continuing Education Apart:

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Male % of student body
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% students 40 years or older
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% of degrees in mechanics and repair
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Number of degree programs
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Adult & Continuing Education Number of degree programs

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