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Sussex County Community College

Sussex County Community College

Sussex County Community College, also known as SCCC or SC3, is a coeducational, public, two-year, community college situated in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States. It was established in the year 1981. SCCC grants more than 30 associate degrees and over 10 certificate programs in diverse areas of study. The college also provides continuing education programs.

SC3's athletics department supports both men's and women's sports teams. The college competes in the National Junior College Athletic Association of intercollegiate athletics. The athletes participate in men's and women's soccer, men's and women's basketball, men's baseball, and women's softball. The teams are nicknamed the Skylanders & Lady Skylanders.

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Contacting Sussex County Community College

Sussex County Community College
One College Hill Road
Newton , NJ 07860
General Phone: (973) 300-2100
http://www.sussex.edu

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Sussex County Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts234liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management48business management, accounting
Security and Law Enforcement37corrections and criminal justice
Science25biological and physical sciences
Law16legal assistant
Design12graphic design
Fine Arts10fine arts
Family and Social Work9child care provider, social work
Education and Teaching8kindergarten/preschool teaching
Medical Support and Technology7health service and sciences, respiratory care tech
Engineering Technician4automotive tech
Computer Science and Engineering2computer and info science
Conservation and Resource Management1environmental studies

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Associate's degree40015
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years134

Sussex County Community College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Sussex County Community College had a total enrollment of 3,732 students (2,305 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 88%
Black 2%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 2%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 34%
20-21 21%
22-24 11%
25-29 7%
30-34 4%
35-39 4%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 1%

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

ResidencePercent
New Jersey90%
Pennsylvania9%
(International Students)1%

Sussex County Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 66 %
Part-Time 38 %

Sussex County Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Newton, 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.

Sussex County Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 5,955
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,955
Books and supplies $ 1,260

Financial Aid:
Sussex County Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2568800)

Sussex County Community College Faculty

Sussex County Community College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Assistant professorcalendar 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 year2*4$65,251
Associate professoracademic year5$63,0854$57,321
Assistant professoracademic year5$61,99218$50,514
Instructoracademic year5$38,5425$38,480
All faculty totalacademic year17$56,37931$51,353

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

Sussex County Community College Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

SportMenWomenTotal
Total202
Basketball202

Sussex County Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Studies

Design
Graphic Design

Education And Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Law
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Science
Biological and Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other

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Sussex County Community College Highlights

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What Sets Sussex County Community College Apart:

CategoryTrophy 
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Sussex County Community College % of degrees in liberal arts
% of degrees in design
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 11%Sussex County Community College % of degrees in design
% of degrees in fine arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Sussex County Community College % of degrees in fine arts
% of degrees in security and law enforcement
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Sussex County Community College % of degrees in security and law enforcement
% of degrees in law
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Sussex County Community College % of degrees in law
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Sussex County Community College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Sussex County Community College Number of students
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 19%Sussex County Community College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs

Notable:
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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