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Contact Info:
State: New Jersey
City: Paramus
Street: 400 Paramus Road
ZIP: 07652
Phone: 201-447-7100
Details:
 Serves: USA
 Enrollment: Semesters
 Financial Aid: Yes
 Scholarships: Yes
Bergen Community College was founded to satisfy the region's need for a convenient, affordable and comprehensive higher education destination. Currently it enrolls nearly 17,000 students in its academic degree programs. The College has three locations in Paramus (main campus), Hackensack (Ciarco Learning Center) and Lyndhurst (Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands) serve more than 32,000 students in degree, continuing education and adult education programs.

Bergen Community College offers challenging programs and enriching experiences that help built the foundation for a successful future. The College presents opportunities for personal and intellectual growth that makes ready students for further educational pursuits as well as pathways to exciting career opportunities.

Bergen Community College programs prepare students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities, or for immediate entry into a career. Since its foundation, Bergen has offered open admissions, small classes, dedicated faculty, affordable tuition, brilliant student services, flexible scheduling, and a student centered campus. At Bergen the academic programs are classified as transfer or career programs.

Transfer programs, which includes Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees, are dedicated to follow a course of study that corresponds to freshman and sophomore offerings at most colleges and universities, and are designed for students planning to transfer into baccalaureate degree programs.

Accreditation
The College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Nine individual programs are accredited by specific associations and commissions.

Admissions
Bergen maintains an open door policy. This means that most programs are open to anyone with a high school diploma or the equivalent. Though some health programs have limited space and specific entrance requirements.

The College is committed to the selection of students without regard to color, age, race, creed sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital or veteran's status as defined by law. 

Financial Aid
Financial Aid are offered in a range of options such as:
- Federal Pell Grant
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
- Federal Work/Study
- Federal Student and Parent Loans
- New Jersey Tuition Aid Grant
- Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF)
- Outstanding Scholar Recruitment Program (OSRP)
- Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished and Urban Scholars Award
- New Jersey Class Loan
- Veterans' Administration Educational Benefits


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Programs offered by this school:
Associate of Arts in History
Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts
Associate of Arts in Philosophy/Religion
Associate of Arts in Psychology
Associate of Arts in Social Science
Associate of Arts in Sociology
Associate of Science in Business Administration
Associate of Science in Education
Associate of Science in Management
Associate of Science in Marketing
Certificate Program in United States Studies