C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    C
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    C+
  4. Safety
    A-
  5. Student Life
    B-
  6. Location
    B-
Bergen Community College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
Address
400 Paramus Rd
Paramus, NJ 07652
Website

Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$6,187/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,940/ year
  • $30-48k
    $11,791/ year
  • $49-75k
    $11,791/ year
  • $76-110k
    $11,791/ year
  • $110k+

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.86 responses
62%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.76 responses
71%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.76 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,347Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
15%
Pell Grant
50%
Varsity Athletes
2%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,500/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
24%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
84%
National
83%

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Bergen Community College Reviews

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The Fashion Apparel Design Program is a NEWBIE PROGRAM. HOWEVER, it is NOT PROPERLY PROMOTED. And many of us are suffering through this. The professors especially Prof. Rutter, are awesome. Just that this PROGRAM IS MISMANAGED!

We LEARN SO MUCH in the Fashion Industry and how everything comes together. BUT IT'S JUST THE PROGRAM IS MISMANGED IN SCHEDULING. WE LEARN ALL OF THESE THINGS (sewing, business, textiles, etc.), JUST FOR SOMEONE TO NOT LET US GO ON AND MESS UP THE SCHEDULING NOT LETTING ANYONE ELSE REALLY BE ABLE TO SCHEDULE WITH THIS ALONG WITH GEN ED COURSES.
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I have done animal rescue for 20 years, but I am learning so much in the vet tech program and all I have done so far is prerequisites! It is all very technical information but very well tied into the day to day work of a vet tech. All of the professors have been very helpful and very engaged with myself and my fellow students. I chose this program over an online college because they emphasize hands on learning, which I think is very important in any medical field. Reading will only get you so far, if you can't place a catheter or take blood, you're not learning what's important.
I was really happy about how easily my credits transfered. I submitted my transcripts and upon inquiry found out all I needed to take were VET courses and college chemistry. All my other electives and degree requirements were taken care of. Since I am out of county, I applied for chargebacks and everyone has been very nice and helpful navigating that process also. The only hassle has been the rush hour traffic on my way home!