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  2. Value
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  3. Diversity
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  4. Safety
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  5. Student Life
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  6. Location
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Bergen is a public college located in Paramus, New Jersey in the New York City Area. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 7,704 undergraduate students. The Bergen acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Computer Programming. Graduating 25% of students, Bergen alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $26,200.
About Bergen Community College...
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
Address
400 Paramus Rd
Paramus, NJ 07652
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Cost

Net Price
$8,933/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,544/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,538/ year
  • $49-75k
    $14,538/ year
  • $76-110k
    $14,538/ year
  • $110k+
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Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.86 responses
61%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.77 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.77 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,704Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
45%
Varsity Athletes
2%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
25%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%

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Bergen Community College is one of the best community colleges in New Jersey. Professors are awesome! Everyone is so helpful there. You get so many opportunities, for instance, I got my first job because of the job fair they have every semester. I improved so many skills not just by attending classes, but participating in many events, like ted talk. Learned The American Sign Language by going to the ASL club. If you are someone who is looking to study in a community college, BCC is your best choice.
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Even though it is a community college, there are so many opportunites at this school compared to the other 18 community colleges out there in New Jersey. Very friendly, great teachers, staff, advisors. Highly recommend!
It's a great school! It's a great place to go after high school to get your feet wet into the college life. The campus is clean, safe, and has a lot of beautiful greenery. The staff is respectful and always helpful. Resources are available and easy to find. It's not a party school which is a plus. Lastly, the students are so diverse, in life experience and ethnically. You couldn't ask for a better school to go to after high school. I wish this could be a four year university.