Why Sussex?

Top Reasons Students Choose Sussex First

With many colleges and universities to choose from, here are the reasons to start your education at Sussex County Community College first.

Students Come FirstStudents Come First

We pride ourselves on having a campus community that is a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. Our faculty and staff take tremendous care to ensure student success and growth. We offer personalized services, such as financial aid, academic advisement, counseling, tutoring and career planning. 

Academic ExcellenceAcademic Excellence

Learn from award-winning faculty who are experts in their fields. You will receive the outstanding instruction needed to succeed in two- and four-year degree programs and in your career. Sussex boasts one of the highest graduation rates for community colleges in New Jersey.

Rich Campus LifeA Rich Campus Life

Whether you are a first-time college student or a lifelong learner, we offer something for everyone. The campus life at Sussex gives students many of the amenities and advantages of a large institution, combined with the unique benefits of a smaller college. You will not get lost in the crowd here.

Quality EducationA Quality Education at an Exceptional Value

Whether you’re a student paying your own way through college or a parent trying to make ends meet, everyone is looking for a quality education at the best prices. At Sussex, you will receive a world-class education at a fraction of the cost of most universities. Tuition and fees at Sussex for a full-time student are substantially less than four-year institutions, plus with affordable payment solutions, such as payment plans, grants and scholarships, you too can graduate debt-free.

The Skylander mascot stands with several female studentsStart Here, Go Anywhere

Join us and become a Skylander! Apply for our upcoming semester and find out why so many area students are choosing to start their education at Sussex.

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