Brookdale Community College

Brookdale Community College is in a large suburb, in Lincroft, NJ. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Brookdale Community College earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Students and faculty are generally focused on one of the school's main fields of study. The most common major fields study at Brookdale Community College include business and management, education and teaching.

Brookdale Community College Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as the school offers open admission.


Some professors at Brookdale Community College are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at the school are higher than most.

Student Body

Brookdale Community College, in 2007-2008, had 14,025 students (10,514 full-time equivalent).

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Brookdale Community College is a comprehensive, public community college providing affordable, open access for all individuals to a wide variety of high-quality associate degree and certificate programs, and coursework, for both transfer and vocational entry opportunities. The College also provides personal and economic growth through life-long learning, personal enrichment, and business and community development activities, in both credit and noncredit formats, at a wide variety of locations. Through partnerships with other educational providers, Brookdale affords expanded access to post-associate degree learning at the baccalaureate and graduate levels, through joint admission and detailed course and program articulation. As a learning-centered environment, characterized by teaching excellence, Brookdale provides assessment of student academic capabilities and offers basic skills development with access to a wide range of appropriate student and academic support systems, enabling the individual to have the full opportunity to succeed in postsecondary learning environments. Brookdale Community College is committed to opportunity with excellence, opportunity with accessibility, and opportunity with appropriate support, to enable success."

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Contacting Brookdale Community College

Brookdale Community College
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft , NJ 07738-1597
General Phone: (732) 224-2345

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Brookdale Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts597liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, social services
Business and Management388business, business management, electronic commerce, accounting technology, marketing, fashion merchandising
Education and Teaching232education, teacher aide
Nursing and Emergency Medicine163registered nursing
Security and Law Enforcement148criminal justice and police
Engineering Technician61electronics tech, automotive tech, drafting, mechanical drafting
Medical Support and Technology57dental assistant, dental hygienist, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech
Cooking and Culinary Arts36pastry, chef training
Law34legal assistant
Design17interior design, graphic design
Media17radio and TV tech, desktop publishing and imaging
Computer Science and Engineering14computer and info science, system administration
Office and Administration14administrative assistant, business support services
Family and Social Work7social work
Architecture and Planning5architecture
Fine Arts4fine arts
Landscaping and Horticulture3ornamental horticulture
Mechanics and Repair2automobile mechanics

Number of programs and degrees for Brookdale Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years267
Associate's degree1,76830
Award of less than 1 academic year133

Brookdale Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Brookdale Community College had a total enrollment of 14,025 students (10,514 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 74%
Black 10%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 5%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 33%
20-21 23%
22-24 13%
25-29 9%
30-34 4%
35-39 4%
40-49 7%
50-64 3%
65+ 1%

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

New Jersey99%
New York1%
(International Students)1%

Brookdale Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 68 %
Part-Time 46 %

Brookdale Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Lincroft, 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.

Brookdale Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,914
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,514
Books and supplies $ 1,200

Financial Aid:
Brookdale Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 840400)

Brookdale Community College Faculty

Brookdale Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2126
Non-tenured and not on tenure track111

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year41$98,12749$83,234
Associate professoracademic year19$70,09920$69,593
Assistant professoracademic year19$60,24123$55,600
Instructoracademic year21$50,32336$49,951
All faculty totalacademic year100$75,565128$66,776

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

Brookdale Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Fashion Merchandising
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General
System Administration/Administrator

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
Culinary Arts/Chef Training

Graphic Design
Interior Design

Education And Teaching
Education, General
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering, General

Engineering Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Landscaping And Horticulture
Ornamental Horticulture

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

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

Mechanics And Repair
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

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

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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