Passaic County Community College
Passaic County Community College is an accredited, co-educational, two-year, public, community college located in Passaic County, New Jersey. The school's main campus is located in Paterson. The Wanaque Academic Center is located in Wanaque, has over 1,000 students. The Public Safety Academy is based in Wayne. In addition, there is a campus in Passaic that opened its doors for the first time on September 11, 2008.
Since its beginnings in the 1970s, Passaic County Community College has maintained its commitment to offer students the opportunity for a quality education at an affordable tuition. Today, PCCC operates four campus locations throughout Passaic County, each equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. PCCC offers over 60 degree and career programs and an award-winning faculty, as well as continuing education and community-based programs. The College has also been the recipient of significant federal grant awards to fund enhanced learning and employment opportunities for its students and the businesses and residents of Passaic County. One of the most diverse colleges in the state, PCCC enrolls over 13,000 students in both traditional and online programs. The College offers a rich multi-cultural environment, vibrant extracurricular life, and supportive academic and advisement network to encourage student success. PCCC maintains articulation agreements with numerous four-year colleges and universities, assuring a smooth transfer process for students who plan to continue their studies at the baccalaureate level and beyond. An education at PCCC provides students with individual attention, a friendly atmosphere, and a holistic learning experience that respects the whole person. PCCC is proud to be an Achieving the Dream community college. Achieving the Dream
PCCC offers high-quality, flexible, educational and cultural programs that meet the needs of Passaic County residents. The College provides its students with a strong general education foundation for further study and opportunities for career preparation and lifelong learning. Impassioned by our commitment to student progress and program completion, the College strives to address a wide variety of student learning needs through excellence in teaching, innovative and effective use of technology, multiple instructional methods and developmental and ESL programs that provide access to college-level programs. The Collegeï¿½s supportive learning environment fosters student success and faculty excellence. Through a culture of evidence and inquiry, the College is an effective steward of its physical, financial, and intellectual resources.