Public 2 Year

Raritan Valley Community College

Branchburg, New Jersey

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Raritan Valley Community College overview
Location Branchburg, New Jersey
Online raritanval.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Raritan Valley Community College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC), a public, two-year institution located in Branchburg, New Jersey, provides accessible higher education opportunities to a diverse student population. Established in 1965, the college is situated in a suburban setting, approximately an hour's drive from New York City. RVCC offers a wide range of associate degree programs, certificate programs, and continuing education courses, with popular majors including Business, Health Sciences, and Liberal Arts. The campus is recognized for its modern architecture and facilities that support a variety of academic pursuits. While the college primarily serves as a commuter institution, it maintains a partnership with nearby universities to facilitate student transfers. RVCC has an open admissions policy. The college does not provide on-campus housing facilities. Academic programs such as Nursing and Digital Media Arts are among RVCC's noteworthy offerings, attracting students for their comprehensive curricula and relevant industry skills development.

Raritan Valley Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  2,521 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,800 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $6,096 plus fees of $1,200.


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Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Raritan Valley Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$2,400
Other Fees$1,200
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $10,000
Budget for Other Expenses$2,525
Total One Year Cost$22,221

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$42,500 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Raritan Valley Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 27%
Business 12%
Education 12%
Health Professions 11%
General Studies 10%

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