Atlantic Cape Community College: Narrative Description

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5100 Black Horse Pike Mays
Landing, NJ 08330-2699
Tel: (609)625-1111
Free: 800-645-CHIEF
Admissions: (609)343-5500
Fax: (609)343-4921
E-mail: [email protected]
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County-supported, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, diplomas, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1964. Setting: 537-acre small town campus with easy access to Philadelphia. Endowment: $576,000. Total enrollment: 6,515. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 26:1. 3,393 applied, 67% were admitted. Full-time: 2,974 students, 60% women, 40% men. Part-time: 3,541 students, 68% women, 32% men. Students come from 3 states and territories, 17 other countries, 1% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 10% Hispanic, 14% black, 7% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0% international, 68% 25 or older, 4% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for culinary arts, nursing, allied health, occupation therapy, physical therapy, respiratory therapy assistant programs. Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Recommended: high school transcript. Placement: SAT, ACCUPLACER recommended. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: 7/1.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $35. Area resident tuition: $2195 full-time, $73.15 per credit part-time. State resident tuition: $4390 full-time, $146.30 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $7680 full-time, $256 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $420 full-time, $14 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to program. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to program.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 20 open to all. Most popular organizations: Culinary Student Association, Phi Theta Kappa, History/Government Club, Student Nurses Club, Occupational Therapy Club. Major annual events: Buccaneer Day, Earth Day, New Student Day. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. College housing not available. William Spangler Library with 78,000 books, 300 microform titles, 300 serials, 1,000 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $356,200. 350 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

Population 8,000. Mays Landing is the county seat of Atlantic County, 18 miles from Atlantic City.

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