Salem Community College

Salem Community College

Salem Community College is a two-year public, co-educational college located Salem County, New Jersey, United States. The College was founded in 1958 as the Salem County Technical Institute. The main campus of the College is set across 11 acres at Carneys Point Township. Salem Community College offers associate's degrees in arts and sciences. It also offers certificate courses and partnership programs in allied health and specialist series.

Salem Community college has an active athletics department. The College is a member of National Junior College Athletic Association and Region XIX Garden State Athletic Conference. The athletic teams at Salem Community College are nicknamed as Oaks. The Oaks participate in sports including basketball, soccer, softball, baseball, and golf. Salem Community College offers financial assistance in the form of scholarships and loans.

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Contacting Salem Community College

Salem Community College
460 Hollywood Avenue
Carneys Point , NJ 08069-2799
General Phone: (856) 299-2100

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Salem Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts84liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine68registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management15business management
Production Trades5precision production
Engineering Technician3electronics tech, industrial production tech
Medical Support and Technology3respiratory care tech
Fine Arts3sculpture, fine arts studies
Computer Science and Engineering2computer graphics
Office and Administration1administrative assistant
Education and Teaching1teacher aide

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree14410
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years413

Salem Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Salem Community College had a total enrollment of 1,303 students (928 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 64%
Black 21%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 7%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 30%
20-21 18%
22-24 10%
25-29 10%
30-34 7%
35-39 9%
40-49 7%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

New Jersey91%

Salem Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 61 %
Part-Time 36 %

Salem Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Carneys Point, 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.

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,815
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,815
Books and supplies $ 975

Financial Aid:
Salem Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 546100)

Salem Community College Faculty

Salem Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track56
Non-tenured and not on tenure track21

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year1*1*
Associate professoracademic year3$73,4373$55,717
Assistant professoracademic year6$49,0978$55,720
Instructoracademic year2*2*
No academic rankacademic year1*1*
All faculty totalacademic year13$56,32815$55,091

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

Salem Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports066

Salem Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Graphics

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Production Trades
Precision Production, Other

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Salem Community College Highlights

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What Sets Salem Community College Apart:

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Top 12%Salem Community College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
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Top 14%Salem Community College Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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Top 18%Salem Community College % of degrees in fine arts
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Top 19%Salem Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
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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 Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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