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Hudson County Community College
900 Bergen Ave.
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Hudson County Community College, a two-year institution, provides a broad range of educational opportunities at an affordable cost. Both one-year certificate and two-year Associate Degree programs are available and all programs offer students flexibility in choosing a course of study.

All programs include liberal arts and professional/technical courses. In designing curriculum courses, the faculty at HCCC seeks to offer programs that anticipate trends in the job market and provide students with relevant experience that will increase their employability in today's competive job market.

The College's Career Institute has developed special courses in conjunction with government, business, labor and industry, and plays a significant role in economic development for Jersey City and Hudson County.

HCCC provides their educational services at a number of convenientlylocated centers throughout the County, including HCCC's Bilingual Center in West New York, N.J. Non-traditional students, individuals seeking a new career, or those interested in acquiring new skills to advance their current career, can find flexible courses of study at HCCC. Certificate programs prepare students for immediate employment or continued study towards an Associate Degree.

New Jersey City University
2039 Kennedy Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 01305

Students are discovering that New Jersey City University is one of the greatest values in post-secondary education not only in New Jersey, but in the entire country. A survey several years ago ranking colleges offering the best education for the money ranked New Jersey City University 9th out of 100 public institutions.

And businesses are discovering that New Jersey City University students have what it takes too! The school sponsors a Cooperative Education program that has been recognized as the premier co-op program in New Jersey. Students earn credit, gain experience, and earn money while working at placements with more than 150 private and public employers in the New Jersey/NYC area. Many are large international conglomerates like AT&T, IBM, Ortho, Liz Clairborne, Merrill Lynch, and Prudential-Bache, while others are moderate to small businesses, research facilities, governmental agencies, and professional business offices.

A capable, caring faculty combined with a comprehensive array of cutting-edge computer technology helps this four-year liberal arts college produce thinking students with the marketable skills and abilities businesses seek in productive employees.

New Jersey City University is located in the heart of Jersey City, and in many ways is a microcosm of the entire community. Ethnically diverse, the institution prides itself in the multi-cultural environment it provides students, an environment that is very representative of major American urban centers. This environment helps prepare students well for leadership roles they will assume in business and in their communities upon graduation.

The College itself makes a significant contribution to the entire community by developing programs to address the need of various groups within the community. Examples range from language courses for employees needed by a number of businesses, to operating the Distance Learning Network linking New Jersey City University faculty with public high schools through-out Hudson County for enrichments courses via telecommunications.

St. Peter's College
2641 Kennedy Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ 07306
201-915-9000 Saint Peter's College is an independent, coeducational, liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. One of onIv 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the U.S., St. Peter's is the only one in New Jersey. Since 1872, it has upheld the highest traditions of excellence in academic education.

Today, the College offers 34 major programs leading to a bachelor's degree, and 9 majors leading to an associate degree. St. Peter's also offers a Master of Arts degree in Educational Administration and Supervision, Teaching, and Urban Education, and the Master of Business Administration in Management Information Systems.

Total enrollment at St. Peter's is 3,561 students including the 432 students enrolled at the branch campus at Englewood Cliffs in Bergen County. The branch campus was established primarily to serve the needs of working adults from nearby corporate parks and medical centers who want to pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees through evening and weekend study.

The Jersey City campus is as diverse as the City itself, with students born in 65 different countries, and significant Hispanic, African-American, and Asian-American student populations.
The school has a student/faculty ratio of only 13:1, and most students choose St. Peter's due to its tradition of excellence in education and concern for the education of the whole person.

St. Peter's College is actively involved in providing cooperative education opportunities for students, and can arrange for professional internships for students as early as their freshman year.

Colleges And Universities Within Jersey City

Hudson County Community College
Jersey City State College
St. Peter's College

Colleges And Universities Within 20 Miles

Columbia University
New Jersey Institute of Technology
New York University
Rutgers University - (Newark Campus)
Seton Hall University
Stevens Institute of Technology


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