Sussex County Community College
Sussex County Community College is an accredited, co-educational, two-year, public, community college located on a 167-acre campus Newton in Sussex County, New Jersey in the United States
Sussex County Community College (commonly referred to as SCCC) is an accredited, co-educational, two-year, public, community college located on a 167-acre (68 ha) campus Newton in Sussex County, New Jersey in the United States. The campus is located along County Route 519 between Swartswood Road (County Route 622) and Plotts Road in Newton. SCCC began operations in 1981 and became fully accredited in 1993 by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. SCCC offers 40 associate degree and 16 post-secondary professional and health science certificate programs available both at traditional classes at its campus, through hybrid and online classes, and through distance learning. Many students who attend SCCC transfer to pursue the completion of their undergraduate college education at a four-year college or university. The college also offers programs for advanced high school students, community education courses, and programs in cooperation with the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. As of 2012, SCCC reported an enrollment of 3,403 students of which 56% attend full-time and 44% attended part-time. The SCCC campus was formerly the site of Don Bosco College, a Roman Catholic seminary operated by the Salesian Order from 1928 until it was closed in the early 1980s and its 179-acre campus sold to the Sussex County government on 22 June 1989 for US$4,209,800
Sussex County Community College is dedicated to lifelong learning and community enrichment. As a responsive and vibrant college, SCCC is committed to providing a supportive, caring environment that promotes academic excellence, economic development, attainment of career and educational goals, and personal and cultural enrichment for its diverse constituents.