Raritan Valley Community College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 3300

Office of Admissions – College Center

Somerville, NJ 08876-1265

(908) 526-1200

Fax: (908) 704-3442



Contact: Mary O’Malley

Executive Director, Enrollment Services
Main Address

PO Box 3300

Somerville, NJ 08876-1265

(908) 526-1200

www.raritanval.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 7,110

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,458

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,824

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for nursing program; interview recommended. Matriculated students must take New Jersey Basic Skills Placement Test.


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Dance A
Film Production/Cinematography C
Fine/Studio Arts A
Interior Design A
Music – General A
Theater Design/Stagecraft A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biotechnology A
Biotechnology C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Marketing Management A
Small Business Administration C

Communications & Journalism

Digital Communications/Multimedia A,C
Event planning/meeting management C

Communications Technologies

Animation/Special Effects A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications C
Computer Programming – Vendor/Product Certification C
Data Processing Technology A
Information Technology A

Education

Early Childhood Education A,C
Education – General A
Elementary Education A
Secondary Education A

Engineering

Engineering Science A

Engineering Technologies

Automotive Engineering Technology A
Construction/Building Technologies A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration A
Manufacturing Technologies A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance C
Nursing (RN) A
Opticianry/Opthalmic Dispensing Services A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,C

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Diesel Mechanics A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections C
Law Enforcement Administration 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.

Raritan Valley Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(908) 526-1200
Website:www.raritanval.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.raritanval.edu/admissions
Address:118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, NJ 08876
Setting:41
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:8,226
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:6,729 (82% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$5,064
Out-of-state Tuition:$5,064
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:46%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,685

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Raritan Valley Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Raritan Valley Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services35
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs11
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services72
Construction Trades1
Education21
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields14
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs79
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service42
Legal Professions and Studies21
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities21
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies21
Personal and Culinary Services1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Visual and Performing Arts26
Grand total3441

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Raritan Valley Community College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Grand total1

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Raritan Valley 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$5,064
Out-of-state$5,064
Books and supplies$2,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid50246%
Grant or scholarship aid40337%$4,685
Student loan aid14313%$4,284

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,94324%$4,014
Federal student loans6858%$4,704

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Raritan Valley 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 Raritan Valley Community College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

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

Raritan Valley Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment8,226
Undergraduate enrollment8,226
Graduate enrollment0

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

Raritan Valley 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

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