Bergen Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

400 Paramus Road

Paramus, NJ 07652-1595

(201) 447-7195

Fax: (201) 670-7973


Office of Enrollment Services
Main Address

400 Paramus Road

Paramus, NJ 07652

(201) 447-7100

Total undergrads: 15,283

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 3,316

Degree-seeking undergrads: 13,389


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Online application fee: $null

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Admission to allied health programs based on academic record and specific courses taken. Priority given to county residents. High school diploma not required for students over 18 years old.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Horticultural Services A
Landscaping C

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

US studies C
Women’s Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Arts – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Film Studies A
Music – General A,C
Music business A
Theatre Arts Management A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A
Biotechnology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Banking/Financial Services A
E-Commerce C
Entrepreneurial Studies C
Hospitality Administration/Management C
Hotel/Motel Management A
Management Information Systems C
Marketing Management A
Sales and Distribution A
Special Products Marketing A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A
Journalism A

Communications Technologies

Animation/Special Effects A
Communications Technologies – General C
Desktop Publishing C
Graphic/Printing Equipment Operation C
Radio/Television Broadcasting A
Recording Arts Technology A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A,C
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Information Technology A
System Administration A


Early Childhood Education A
Education – General A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Engineering Technology – General A
Manufacturing Technologies A,C
Mechanical Drafting A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Hygiene A
Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Health Services – General A
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Assistance A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology C
Veterinarian Assistance A


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal nurse consultant A
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences C

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Chef Training A,C
Restaurant/Catering Management A,C

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A
Religion/Religious Studies A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Physical Sciences – General A
Physics A


Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A
Police Science A

Social Sciences

Economics A
Sociology A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Bergen Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (201) 447-7200
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652-1595
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 12,968
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 9,685 (75% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $8,281
Out-of-state Tuition: $8,659
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 60%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,967

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Bergen Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Bergen Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 22
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 86
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 45
Education 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 25
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 310
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 42
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Personal and Culinary Services 3
Precision Production 3
Visual and Performing Arts 14
Grand total 3839

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Bergen Community College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $8,281
Out-of-state $8,659
Books and supplies $1,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,289 60%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,053 49% $5,967
Student loan aid 454 21% $4,881

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 4,863 36% $4,792
Federal student loans 2,376 18% $5,493

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Bergen Community College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Bergen Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Bergen Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 12,968
Undergraduate enrollment 12,968
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Bergen Community College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
    • Radiologic Technology (RADTT) - Programs for radiation therapists

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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