The American Association of Community Colleges is the primary advocacy organization for the nation's community colleges. The Association represents more than 1,100 associate degree-granting institutions and some 10 million students. Formed in 1920, AACC is a national voice for community colleges, which marked their 100th year of service to the nation in 2001. AACC is leading the celebration of the colleges as they provide learning opportunities to their students and communities and the nation.
The New Jersey Virtual Community College Consortium (NJVCCC) is a partnership of the state’s 19 community colleges. NJVCCC offers a wide range of college-level classes--all from accredited institutions. You can even earn an online degree from member colleges, applying credits taken through NJVCCC.
The mission of New Jersey’s 19 community colleges is to provide high quality transfer programs, occupational programs, continuing education courses, business support services, and community service programs at a reasonably low cost in response to local and statewide needs. The mission of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges is to provide statewide leadership for the advancement of New Jersey’s 19 community colleges and to perform sector coordinating responsibilities as required by state law.
A non-profit corporation of the New Jersey Presidents' Council, is a broadband statewide network designed to enhance the teaching, research and public service missions of New Jersey's colleges and universities. The range of capabilities, resources and services offer economies of scale, provide expanded opportunities for integrating emerging technologies, and promote new forms of inter-institutional collaboration. This private, statewide infrastructure effectively "raises the bar" for high performance data and video capabilities across the state's three LATA boundaries and extends the reach of higher education to off-campus learners, K-12, as well as corporate and community constituents.
NJ Transfer was developed as a joint initiative of the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education and the New Jersey Presidents' Council, and evolved from the Rutgers University transfer pilot program (ARTSYS). Rutgers University is now participating in NJ TRANSFER. Its many features will allow you to learn:
- Which courses to select at a community college
- Which New Jersey four-year colleges offer equivalent courses
- How the courses will satisfy four-year degree requirements
- Where you can transfer your community college courses in New Jersey
- How to contact a New Jersey college or university if you need information about admissions, transferring courses, or transfer recruitment events