Adult and Continuing Education-BCTS

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Public, less-than 2-year

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The mission of the Bergen County Technical Schools is to provide county-based,; cost-efficient vocational and technical programs and services for secondary students and adults. The actualization of this mission includes the following key components: Students will experience applied learning and teaching strategies utilizing appropriate and up-to-date specialized equipment and facilities. Programs will respond to regional economic needs and shall be,; at minimum,; of a scope and sequence that permits graduates to pass national competency and licensure examinations. Curriculum shall integrate multiple disciplines and the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards. Students will be exposed to DOE-approved career-based educational programs and related work experiences and projects. Programs will provide for immediate employment and/or continuing education after program completion. Programs shall meet the needs of general and special populations including disabled,; gifted/talented,; at-risk and postsecondary pupils through specific occupational programs and career academies. Further,; it is the mission of the Bergen County Technical Schools: To serve as regional coordinating centers for technical,; distance learning,; teacher training and other special projects and services that can be cost efficiently operated on a regional basis for the benefit of local schools and communities. To serve as demonstration laboratories for applied learning,; teaching strategies and school-to-careers structured learning experiences.

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cost & financial aid

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
78%
Did not receive aid
22%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 60.0% $2,852
State/local grants 9.0% $3,004
Institutional grants 0.0% $0
Loans 27.0% $3,151

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Academics

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$100
Graduate
No information
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
5%
Male Students
95%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian56.67%
  2. Hispanic/Latino20.0%
  3. Black16.67%
  4. Asian5.0%
  5. American Indian/Alaska Native1.67%
  6. Two Or More Ethnicities-0.01%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

215

Undergraduate students

215

Attendance breakdown

Full time
10%
Part time
90%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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