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Study at Passaic County Community College

Passaic County Community College, or PCCC, is a 2-year public, co-educational, community college in Passaic County, New Jersey. There are more than 5, 000 students enrolled in the various programs and courses offered by the college. PCCC offers a number of associate's degrees, certificates and diploma programs in liberal arts, business, human services, and information technology.

The college has 4 campuses in:

  • Passaic
  • Paterson
  • Wanaque
  • Wayne
The sports teams of Passaic County Community College are known as the Panthers. They participate in basketball, soccer, volleyball, and tennis.

Passaic County Community College boasts of an internationally recognized Poetry Center which organizes many well known activities like the Distinguished Poets Series, the Paterson Poetry Prize, the Allen Ginsberg Poetry Awards, the Paterson Prize for Books for Young People and the Paterson Fiction Prize.

Profile of Passaic County Community College

Passaic County Community College is in Paterson, NJ. Paterson is a large suburb. The school is a public institution. Passaic County Community College issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school stays focused on a few key Course Topics. Fields of study in vogue at Passaic County Community College include business and management, family and social work, and security and law enforcement.

Passaic County Community College Selectivity

The school's open admission policy attracts a range of prospective students.


The most successful professors at Passaic County Community College are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time. The the school teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 7, 493 students study at Passaic County Community College . The school is particularly welcoming to minority students.

Student Life

Students participate in New Jersey Athletic Conference athletics.

Passaic County Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts159liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management85business, MIS, accounting technology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine79registered nursing
Family and Social Work50social work, child care provider
Security and Law Enforcement49criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Medical Support and Technology19radiation therapist, health service and sciences, medical lab tech
Medical administration12medical transcription
Computer Science and Engineering5computer and info science
Engineering Technician3electronics tech
office and Administration2administrative assistant

Contact: Passaic County Community College

Passaic County Community College

One College Blvd

Paterson, NJ 07505-1179

General Phone: (973) 684-6800


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