Private 4 Year

Somerset Christian College

Zarephath, New Jersey

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Somerset Christian College overview
Location Zarephath, New Jersey
Online somerset.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Religious Affiliation Wesleyan
Somerset Christian College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Somerset Christian College, located in Zarephath, New Jersey, is a private institution established in 1908, with a focus on Christian-centered education. Situated in a suburban setting, the college occupies a campus known for its serene environment conducive to academic pursuits and spiritual reflection. The institution is within close proximity to the major urban center of Newark, offering students the tranquility of a smaller community with easy access to the amenities and opportunities of a large city. The academic profile of Somerset Christian College is characterized by a curriculum that integrates faith with learning across its offered majors, particularly in theology, religious studies, and pastoral counseling. While the college maintains a relatively selective admissions process, it is not widely recognized for competitive athletics and hence, does not emphasize intercollegiate sports within its campus culture. On-campus living is available to students, providing an immersive experience in the college's tight-knit academic and spiritual life.

Somerset Christian College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  454 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 104 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $22,968 plus fees of $700.

Somerset Christian College is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.


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Costs for Somerset Christian College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$700
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $12,000
Budget for Other Expenses$4,700
Total One Year Cost$41,568

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Somerset Christian College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 45%
Business 40%
Theology and Religious Vvocations 16%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=440794 IPEDS survey data for Somerset Christian College.

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