Bergen Community College Overview
Bergen Community College is a public institution located in Paramus, New Jersey. Bergen Community College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.
What Is Bergen Community College Known For?
- The highest award offered at Bergen Community College is the associate's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 26% of the faculty were full-time.
Bergen Community College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Bergen Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#31||Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#141||Best Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Bergen Community College.
Where Is Bergen Community College?
Contact details for Bergen Community College are given below.
|Address:||400 Paramus Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652-1595|
How Do I Get Into Bergen Community College?
You can apply to Bergen Community College online at: https://bergen.edu/welcome-to-bergen/enroll/
Can I Afford Bergen Community College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Bergen Community College, approximately 25% of students took out student loans averaging $5,323 a year. That adds up to $21,292 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Bergen Community College is 13.2%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Bergen Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 7,320 full-time undergraduates at Bergen Community College, 52% are male and 48% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Bergen Community College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||447|
|Hispanic or Latino||2,309|
Over 82 countries are represented at Bergen Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are South Korea, Turkey, and China.
Online Learning at Bergen Community College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Bergen Community College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 4th most popular in New Jersey for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Bergen Community College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Bergen Community College was 5.7%. This is the #1,614 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Bergen Community College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Bergen Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business, Management & Marketing||9%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Bergen Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Bergen Community College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#347|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#347|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Bergen Community College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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