2017, Jersey City, NJ – The Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Admissions team
reminds students that individuals interested in taking advantage of a special
tuition-savings offer must apply and register for Summer II 2017 and Fall 2017 classes
by June 30. Those who do so, will have
their cost per credit frozen at the 2016-2017 tuition rate and not be subject
to a tuition increase.
to take advantage of the frozen tuition rate, students must:
registered for 3 or more credits for the Summer II 2017 session, which begins
July 10, and/or be registered for 12 or more
credits for the Fall 2017 semester, which begins Sept. 5;
completed the FAFSA – if seeking financial aid – at the time of registering for Summer II or Fall 2017 classes (2016-2017
FAFSA for Summer II; 2017-2018 FAFSA for Fall)
- Pay 25%
of the balance if paying out-of-pocket or awaiting confirmation of financial
credit will be issued by July 15, 2017 for those students who meet the
- If a
student falls out of eligibility, the College reserves the right to reverse the
tuition freeze cannot be applied to LEAP or Culinary LEAP programs.
County Community College is recognized as one of the best higher education
options in New Jersey. HCCC students save $7,500 to $31,000 in average
tuition/fees over what they would pay at a public or private New Jersey
college/university, and 83% of HCCC students receive financial aid or
year’s “Equality of Opportunity Project” ranks HCCC in the top 120 of 2,200
colleges and universities in the U.S. for social mobility. The study reveals
that HCCC works as an engine of social mobility, helping working class students
achieve the American dream of a middle-class lifestyle. It shows that while
36.3% of students from HCCC come from the lowest fifth of the economic
spectrum, 11% of those students end up in the top fifth of the economic
spectrum, and a very large percentage of students achieve incomes that place them
in the top three-fifths of the economic distribution.
County Community College has earned several national and state honors and
awards for excellence. The HCCC Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management
program was ranked sixth “Best Culinary School” in the U.S. by Best Choice
Schools. The College’s Library is the only New Jersey institution to ever
receive the Excellence in Academic Libraries Award from the Association of
College and Research Libraries. Additionally, the College has been honored by
the American Association of Community Colleges, the Association of Community
College Trustees, the National Tutoring Association, New Jersey Business &
Industry Association, and other organizations for student success, tutoring,
diversity/equity, administration, and design/construction.
the College will hold the grand opening of its $30 million STEM Building on the
Journal Square Campus. The six-story, 70,070 square-foot structure, which is
now under construction, will have the newest and best technologies and
equipment of any school in the area. In addition to nursing and radiography,
there will be a wide variety of STEM and STEM-related courses, including new
Computer Science - Cybersecurity Option, Construction Management and
Biotechnology degree courses.
information on the College, its course offerings, and the tuition freeze, may
be obtained by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or you can APPLY NOW.