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Bergen Community College Description

  • Bergen Community College is a comprehensive, publicly supported two-year college that is fully accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.  The College is also a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) certified by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU).  Through its open admissions policy, the College is committed to equal educational opportunities for all. Over 11,000 students enroll in more than 90 degree and certificate programs through day, evening, and on-line opportunities. An additional 6,000 students are involved in professional development, continuing education, welfare-to-work, English as a Second Language, and personal development programs on the Paramus campus as well as at the College’s Ciarco Learning Center in Hackensack, NJ. The College’s instructional programs are designed to prepare students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities or immediate entry into a career. Noncredit courses are offered for those seeking personal enrichment or improvement of specific skills. Special populations include students with disabilities who comprise approximately 7% of the student body.

Main Campus: 400 Paramus Road, Paramus, NJ 07652-1595;
Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands: 1280 Wall Street West, Lyndhurst, NJ 07071-3517;
Phillip Ciarco Jr. Learning Center: 355 Main St., Hackensack, NJ 07601

Phone Numbers
Main Campus: (201) 447-7100
Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands: (201) 460-0610
Ciarco Learning Center: (201) 489-1551

Additional Faculty, Student, Program Data and Characteristics (See 2022 Institutional Profile)

Financial Aid – In AY 2020-2021, the College dispensed more than $48.6 million in student financial aid to county and non-county residents (Source: 2022 Institutional Profile Report)

US Congressional Districts
Bergen Community College campuses are located in the 5th (Paramus) and the 9th (Hackensack and Lyndhurst) congressional districts.

NJ Legislative Districts
Bergen Community College campuses are part of District 38 (Paramus), District 37 (Ciarco), and District 36 (Meadowlands).  Bergen County covers NJ Districts 35-40.

Tax status – Bergen Community College is a public educational institution which operates as a political sub-division of the State of New Jersey in the County of Bergen.

Dr. Eric M. Friedman, President
Wilton Thomas-Hooke, Chief Financial Officer

Human Resources Policies – See the College Policies website.

College Facilities Rental and Fees and Moses Family Meeting and Training Center, Technology Education Center – Usage Fees
Please contact Bergen Community College’s Event Planning Manager: Tracy Miceli 201-689-7629