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Fast Facts

Academic Programs

Associate of Arts   •   Associate of Fine ArtsAssociate of Science   •   Associate of Applied Science

  • 19 Degree Programs, 23 Degree Options
  • 8 Professional Certificates
  • 8 Health Sciences Certificates
  • 24 Corporate and Community Education Training Certificates and Career Programs

Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Athletics
6 intercollegiate Men’s and Women’s teams:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Softball

Course Delivery System

  • Traditional Classes
  • Hybrid Classes
  • Online Classes
  • Programs for High School Students
  • Health Science Certificate programs
  • Community Education and Workforce Development

Enrollment

Fall 2013
3,235 total enrollment; 1,746 full time (54%), 1,489 part-time (46%); 45.7% male and 52.8% female and 1.5% not reported
Spring 2013 3,060 total enrollment; 1,557 full time (51%), 1,503 part-time (49%); 47% male and 53% female

Faculty and Staff

44 full-time faculty, 206 adjunct faculty, 92 full-time staff, 74 part-time staff

Instructional Facilities

38 classrooms, 9 Health Science classrooms and labs, 12 computer labs, 5 science labs, 4 art studios, dark room; graphics lab; Performing Arts Center, Student Center Theater, Business Learning Center, broadcasting studio, Entrepreneurial Center, gymnasium

Financial Aid

$9,512,304  was awarded to 2,408 students in the 2011/12 year. 45% of students received some form of aid.

History

August 17, 1981 Founded as College Commission
Spring, 1982 Began first semester
January 1992 Founded as a Comprehensive College

Library

  • Holds 37,000 + Volumes
  • 225 Print Periodical Subscriptions, with access to over 28,000 journals via our extensive database subscriptions that include ProQuest, JSTOR, the Historical New York Times and Wall Street Journal
  • Research consultation services for students and faculty provided by professional librarians
  • WiFi access and laptops available

Scholarships

Over $100,000 awarded to more than 200 students in the 2010/2011 year

Student Clubs and Activities

  • There are 31 active student clubs on campus
  • Special events such as concerts, lectures, picnics and plays are held on campus nearly every week, often twice or more a week

Student Diversity information

Fall 2013: Race/Ethnicity

  • White 87%
  • Hispanic/Latino 8%
  • African American 3%
  • Asian 2%
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native 1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.3%

Technology

  • Wireless campus – inside and out
  • 435 computers available for student use
  • 28 classrooms equipped with SMART Boards
  • 30 media rooms equipped with projectors and A/V equipment
  • 14 computer labs
  • Computer graphics lab
  • Cybercafé
  • My.Sussex Portal with online registration, grades and transcripts

Tuition

Please visit the Tuition/Fees page for up to date information.

Additional Data

The following publications are available to download and are in PDF format. To open these items you will need a PDF viewer, such as Adobe Reader.