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RCBC Recognitions

Most affordable college in New Jersey

RCBC had the most affordable tuition and fee rate in New Jersey according to 2015-2016 data recorded by the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education. Those low rates did not change for the 2016-2017 academic year.

One of the nation's most affordable bachelor's degrees

RCBC is the first community college in the region authorized to offer junior-year courses as part of the “3+1” option to Rowan University that allows students save around $75,000 while earning a Rowan University degree. Money Magazine featured 3+1 in its list of top tuition programs in the nation.

Top 6 percent of community colleges in the nation for boosting graduates' salary.

RCBC ranked among the nations’ top 6 percent of community colleges for increasing graduates’ income according to the Brookings Institution’s “Value Added,” which measures several important factors such as salary and graduation rates.

Top 20 online program in the nation for return on students' investment

RCBC has one of the largest online programs among all colleges in New Jersey and was ranked top 20 in the nation for offering high quality and value without high cost, according to Online College Plan.

The college has also won Best of Biz from South Jersey Biz for online education two years in a row.

Better online program than four-year colleges in New Jersey

RCBC's online programs ranked better than all four-year colleges in New Jersey according to onlinecolleges.com, which measured several factors including online programs, enrollment, tuition, electronic library collections and job placement services. RCBC ranked second overall in New Jersey.

Best community college in central or southern New Jersey

Outpacing all of its regional competitors, RCBC was the top community college in southern and central New Jersey, according to Schools.com, which measured several factors including cost, the number of online students, number of faculty members, and graduation and transfer rates.

Top 10 best culinary school in New Jersey

The Culinary Arts Center at Rowan College offers several different programs in the culinary arts, and was ranked top 10 in the state for teaching students cutting edge culinary skills and techniques that make graduates extremely marketable in the field accoding to Best Choice Schools. RCBC ranked third overall in New Jersey.