About Sussex

A welcoming campus where students are our priority.

Nestled in the heart of Sussex County, New Jersey, our College is a gem amidst rolling hills, lush forests, and tranquil ponds.

 

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Mission/Vision

Strategic Plan

The College has grown tremendously in its enrollment, academic and career programs, and facilities. At Sussex, we offer many of the amenities and advantages of a large institution combined with the unique benefits of a smaller college.

Our class sizes are modest, giving you the opportunity for a quality, personal education where you can get to know our caring professors. Our faculty and staff dedicate themselves to ensuring your education and experience at Sussex are a priority.

Vision

Sussex County Community College will be a leader in NJ Higher Education as a premier provider of 21st-century learning opportunities, professional training, and skills development to meet the needs of the people of our community in a globally competitive environment.

Mission Statement

Sussex County Community College provides a dynamic college experience to a diverse community of students that supports the economic prosperity of the region through lifelong learning, and high-quality academic and occupational programs, in an accessible and supportive environment to ensure student success.

College Core Values

  • Student Centeredness – Putting students first.
  • Academic Excellence – Ensuring a quality academic experience.
  • Integrity – Acting with transparency and ethics in all that we do.
  • Quality Workplace – An environment that attracts and maintains the highest quality faculty and staff.
  • Innovation – Building on successes, investing in technology, and embracing change.
  • Diversity – Creating an environment that cultivates civility and respect.
  • Environmental & Fiscal Stewardship – Respecting our responsibility to the community.

Strategic Plan 2018-2022 

  • Student Enrollment & Success
    To attract and retain a diversity of students with programs and an institutional culture that guides students in the development of their goals in order to maximize success during their next step.
  • Academic Effectiveness
    To utilize best practices in placement, classroom assessment, and instructional methods to maximize and encourage student success.
  • Partnerships & Relationships
    To develop and strengthen partnerships that are consistent with the College mission by continually responding to the needs of students and community stakeholders.
  • Campus Atmosphere
    To cultivate a welcoming culture of positive regard that emphasizes personal connection, compassion, and free speech to support all stakeholders in the college community.
  • Innovation
    To foster a risk-taking, pathfinding, and action-oriented culture that empowers teams and individuals to deliver the College mission in a changing world.

Download the full Sussex County Community College Strategic Plan 2018-2022.

Accreditation

Sussex County Community College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 215-662-5606. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation.

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