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.
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.
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.
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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