Earn Credits at Bergen this Summer

Summer classes begin May 21.

PARAMUS, N.J. – Bergen County students returning home from college this spring can continue earning credits toward their degree by taking summer classes at Bergen Community College. Online registration opens April 1; in-person registration begins April 9. Students seeking to enroll in fall classes (beginning Sept. 5) can also register.

Summer classes at the main campus in Paramus, Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst and online include general education requirements such as English Composition, General Biology and Statistics ideal for transfer to many four-year colleges. Students can select from four different sessions of day and evening options, while the institution’s in-county tuition rate of $142 per credit provides an affordable alternative to four-year schools.

Registration also opens April 1 for the fall semester. Bergen offers more than 130 degree and certificate programs in areas such as aviation, criminal justice, dental hygiene, fashion design and hospitality at three locations and online.

To register, visit bergen.edu/apply or the College’s locations in Paramus (400 Paramus Road), Lyndhurst (1280 Wall Street West) and Hackensack (355 Main Street). For more information, please call (201) 447-7200.

For students making their college decision, Bergen will sponsor a Thursday, April 12 open house at its main campus (400 Paramus Road, Paramus) from 3 to 7 p.m. The event will feature demonstrations, workshops, tours, exhibits and opportunities for potential students and their families to explore all that the College offers. To RSVP, visit bergen.edu/openhouse or email [email protected]. Información disponible en español.

Bergen, New Jersey’s largest community college with approximately 14,000 students taking classes this semester, ranks No. 1 in the state for associate degree graduates. Alumni have studied at every Ivy League institution and rank 11th in the U.S. for mid-career salaries, according to Payscale. Its resources include the Cerullo Learning Assistance Center – twice recognized as the top tutoring center in the U.S. – and satellite campuses in Lyndhurst and Hackensack.

Summer schedule:

*Summer 1 – May 21-June 28

*Summer U – May 21-Aug. 9

*Summer 2 – July 2-Aug. 9

*Summer 3 – Aug. 6-23


Fall schedule:

*Fall 1 – Sept. 5-Dec. 22

*Fall 2 – Sept. 26-Dec. 22

*Flex 1 – Sept. 5-Oct. 26

*Flex 2 – Oct. 27-Dec. 22

Based in Paramus, Bergen Community College (www.bergen.edu), a public two-year coeducational college celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017-18, enrolls 14,000 students at locations in Paramus, the Philip Ciarco Jr. Learning Center in Hackensack and Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst. The College offers associate degree, certificate and continuing education programs in a variety of fields. More students graduate from Bergen than any other community college in the state.

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