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Brookdale Community College Overview

Located in Lincroft, New Jersey, Brookdale Community College is a public institution. The rural area surrounding the school is great for students who prefer living in a country setting.

What Is Brookdale Community College Known For?

1,846 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Brookdale Community College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.

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Brookdale 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.

Brookdale Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#130 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#176 Most Popular Online 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 Brookdale Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#3 Best Value General Social Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Most Popular General Education Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Most Popular Education Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#18 Most Popular Social Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Most Popular Criminal Justice & Corrections Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#30 Most Popular Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Most Popular Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#82 Most Popular Computer & Information Sciences Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Brookdale Community College?

Location of Brookdale Community College

Contact details for Brookdale Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 765 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, NJ 07738-1597
Phone: 732-224-2345

How Do I Get Into Brookdale Community College?

You can apply to Brookdale Community College online at:

As long as you submit the requested materials to Brookdale Community College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Brookdale Community College?

12% Take Out Loans
13.2% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Brookdale Community College, approximately 12% of students took out student loans averaging $5,045 a year. That adds up to $20,180 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Brookdale 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.

Brookdale Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,303 Full-Time Undergraduates
47% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 11,489 undergraduate students at Brookdale Community College, with 5,303 being full-time and 6,186 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Brookdale Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 5,303 full-time undergraduates at Brookdale Community College, 53% are male and 47% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Brookdale Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Brookdale Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Brookdale Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 192
Black or African American 456
Hispanic or Latino 1,055
White 3,220
International Students 114
Other Races/Ethnicities 266

Over 60 countries are represented at Brookdale Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Brazil, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Brookdale Community College

427 Took All Classes Online
2,018 Took At Least One Class Online
-3.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,018 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Brookdale Community College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 18th 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 Brookdale Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Brookdale Community College was -3.3%. This is the #2,393 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Brookdale Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Brookdale Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
General Social Sciences 2%
Social Sciences 2%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Brookdale 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 Brookdale Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Public Relations & Advertising #39
General Social Sciences #53
Communication & Journalism #164
Social Sciences #217

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%.

Brookdale Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
General Social Sciences 0 333 0 333
Business Administration & Management 0 305 0 305
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 207 0 207
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 143 0 143
Nursing 0 134 0 134
General Education 0 125 0 125
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 104 0 104
Computer Information Systems 0 63 0 63
Culinary Arts 0 26 20 46
Allied Health Professions 0 37 0 37
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 32 0 32
General Engineering 0 30 0 30
Social Work 0 30 0 30
Legal Support Services 0 18 9 27
Design & Applied Arts 3 19 0 22
Audiovisual Communications 0 21 0 21
Information Technology 2 16 0 18
General Business/Commerce 0 17 0 17
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 13 4 17
Accounting 0 14 1 15
Marketing 0 15 0 15
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 0 14 0 14
Homeland Security 0 14 0 14
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 12 0 12
General Architecture 0 11 0 11
Fine & Studio Arts 0 11 0 11
Graphic Communications 0 9 0 9
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 7 0 0 7
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 6 0 6
Natural Resources Conservation 0 6 0 6
Music 0 5 0 5
Hospitality Management 0 4 0 4
Public Health 0 2 0 2
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 2 0 0 2
Public Relations & Advertising 1 0 0 1
Teaching Assistants 0 1 0 1
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Engineering Technology (Other) 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0
Dental Support Services 0 0 0 0
Legal Research 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 15 1,797 34 1,846


*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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