Some College, No Degree

In an effort to empower and support New Jersey residents who have some college credit but left school before completing their degrees, "Some College, No Degree" provides the resources and opportunities necessary to return to higher education and complete your degree or credential.

female graduateReturn to SCCC to earn your associate degree and see the earnings potential! Returning to complete your degree can be an overwhelming process, but we're here to help you find the support and resources you need, so you can focus on thriving.

See WHY earning your degree is a smart investment:

  • Higher Earnings: College graduates can earn significantly more compared to those without a degree.
  • Career Opportunities: A degree opens doors to a wider range of career options.
  • Job Security: Graduates are less likely to experience unemployment.


Get Started at Sussex

Apply to Sussex to start getting back on track and complete your degree!

Credit for Prior Learning

Prior learning assessments (PLAs) and portfolios are tools used to award college credit for your non-academic experiences and training by demonstrating that what you already know is equivalent to what you would have learned in an equivalent college course. Your prior knowledge and experience may have been acquired through your past work, military or other training, volunteering, and more. PLAs can help shorten the time it takes to complete your degree. Learn more about this option through the NJ Prior Learning Assessment Network overview or by inquiring directly with your institution.

Free College

The Community College Opportunity Grant makes SCCC affordable by covering tuition and approved fees. If you qualify as a NJ resident, you can receive full or reduced tuition based on your annual adjusted gross income. CCOG covers costs not covered by other federal and state aid or scholarships.

NJ Transfer

NJ Transfer is a website designed to help you understand which courses from Sussex County Community College will transfer to a four-year college or university in the state. That way, you can strategically plan the most appropriate and quickest path to your bachelor's degree based on your needs. SCCC and 25 of the four-year colleges in the State participate in NJ Transfer.

Basic Needs

This website collects resources to address students' material hardships, including food, housing, childcare, transportation, health, legal aid, tax assistance, and more.