Atlantic Cape Community College

Atlantic Cape Community College

Atlantic Cape Community College was established in 1964. The main campus of ACCC is spread across more than 540 acres in Mays Landing, New Jersey. Initially, the college was known as Atlantic Community College. It joined with Cape May County in 1999 and its name was changed to Atlantic Cape Community College. In 2005, the Cape May County Campus was opened.

The academic departments of ACCC are:

  • Allied Health, Nursing and Physical Education
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Culinary Arts
  • English
  • Math and Science
  • Social Science

ACCC has several student organizations and clubs on campus. A few of them are the Art Club, Baseball Club, Cross-cultural Student Association, Digital Photo and Video Club, Future Teachers of America, History and Government Club, Black Student Alliance, Performing Arts Club, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, Science Club, Student Nurses Club and Student Environmental Club.

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Contacting Atlantic Cape

Atlantic Cape Community College
5100 Black Horse Pike
Mays Landing , NJ 08330-2699
General Phone: (609) 625-1111

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Atlantic Cape Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts406liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies
Business and Management129business management, accounting, MIS
Nursing and Emergency Medicine75registered nursing
Security and Law Enforcement41criminal justice and police
Cooking and Culinary Arts26chef training, institutional food workers
Computer Science and Engineering17computer programming, data processing tech
Hospitality7hotel management
Office and Administration7administrative assistant
Law7legal assistant
Medical Support and Technology4respiratory care tech, surgical tech

Number of programs and degrees for Atlantic Cape in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree71916

Atlantic Cape Student Body

In 2007-2008, Atlantic Cape had a total enrollment of 6,922 students (5,146 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 57%
Black 15%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 8%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 9%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 28%
20-21 21%
22-24 14%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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

New Jersey100%

Atlantic Cape Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 56 %
Part-Time 43 %

Atlantic Cape Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Mays Landing, 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.

Atlantic Cape Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,844
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 11,148
Books and supplies $ 1,400

Financial Aid:
Atlantic Cape participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 259600)

Atlantic Cape Faculty

Atlantic Cape has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1021
Non-tenured and not on tenure track85

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year0*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*2*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year9$82,8788$81,725
Associate professoracademic year7$81,4936$59,733
Assistant professoracademic year18$52,25738$50,794
No academic rankacademic year8$57,6225$57,106
All faculty totalacademic year42$64,71357$56,630

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Atlantic Cape Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Institutional Food Workers

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Medical Support And Technology
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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