Salem Community College: Narrative Description

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460 Hollywood Ave.
Carneys Point, NJ 08069-2799
Tel: (856)299-2100
Admissions: (856)351-2698
Fax: (856)299-9193
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County-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of New Jersey Commission on Higher Education. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1972. Setting: small town campus with easy access to Philadelphia. Educational spending 2003-04: $3279 per student. Total enrollment: 1,150. Full-time: 207 students, 53% women, 47% men. Part-time: 94 students, 66% women, 34% men. Students come from 6 states and territories, 7% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 19% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 52% 25 or older, 11% 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. Off campus study.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript. Placement: New Jersey Basic Skills Exam required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $25. Area resident tuition: $2265 full-time, $75.50 per credit part-time. State resident tuition: $2550 full-time, $85 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $2550 full-time, $85 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $800 full-time, $25 per credit part-time, $25 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment:

Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group. Most popular organizations: Drama Club, Science Club, Multicultural Exchange Club. Major annual events: Talent Show, Graduation, Children's Christmas Party. Student services: personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. College housing not available. Michael S. Cettei Memorial Library with 28,951 books, 240 serials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2003-04: $153,676. 200 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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