2017, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) invites prospective
students to learn more about the College at Open Houses planned for April.
will take place on Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the College’s
North Hudson Campus, 4800 Kennedy Boulevard in Union City. The Campus is
adjacent to the Bergenline Avenue transit station.
is scheduled for Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the College’s
Culinary Conference Center, 161 Newkirk Street in Jersey City – two blocks from
the Journal Square PATH Transit Center.
College’s administrators, educators, and key staff members will acquaint
attendees about the College’s course offerings and student success programs; they
will also conduct campus tours. The HCCC Admissions team will be on hand to assist
in completing and submitting online applications, and the HCCC Financial Aid experts
will help prepare and submit the FAFSA and scholarship applications.
application fee will be waived for those who apply to the College at these
County Community College has been 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
scholarships. The recent “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 ribbon-cutting ceremonies for the $25.9 million STEM
Building on the Journal Square Campus. The six-story, 70,070 square-foot
structure 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 about the HCCC Open Houses and the RSVP are available online at www.hccc.edu/openhouse.