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Study at Sussex County Community College

Sussex County Community College, also known as SCCC or SC3, is a coeducational, public, two-year, community college situated in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States. It was established in the year 1981. SCCC grants more than 30 associate degrees and over 10 certificate programs in diverse Course Topics. The college also provides continuing education programs.

SC3's athletics department supports both men's and women's sports teams. The college competes in the National Junior College Athletic Association of intercollegiate athletics. The athletes participate in men's and women's soccer, men's and women's basketball, men's baseball, and women's softball. The teams are nicknamed the Skylanders and Lady Skylanders.

Profile of Sussex County Community College

The main campus of Sussex County Community College is in Newton, NJ (a large suburb). The school is a public school. Sussex County Community College offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to fine arts and liberal arts.

Sussex County Community College Selectivity

Sussex County Community College admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy.


The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Sussex County Community College had 3, 732 enrolled students.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"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. "

Sussex County Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts199liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management34business management, accounting
Security and Law Enforcement31corrections and criminal justice, fire protection
Science20biological and physical sciences
Law16legal assistant
Fine Arts16fine arts
Design13graphic design
Medical Support and Technology12respiratory care tech, veterinary assistant, health service and sciences
Computer Science and Engineering7computer and info science
Family and Social Work6social work, child care provider
Engineering Technician5automotive tech
Education and Teaching4kindergarten/preschool teaching, teacher aide
office and Administration1administrative assistant

Contact: Sussex County Community College

Sussex County Community College

One College Hill Road

Newton, NJ 07860

General Phone: (973) 300-2100


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