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Education for All

Atlantic Cape Community College makes higher education affordable and accessible. As an open-enrollment college, we've simplified our admission process and invite everyone who’s eligible to take classes and begin the road to success. If you're 18 or older and have a high school diploma or equivalent, then Atlantic Cape is the smart place to pave the path to your future. We offer many options to subsidize the cost of college, including Financial Aid, Scholarships, Grants and a Tuition Repayment Plan.

Admissions is available in-person at all three of our campus locations between 9:00 and 4:30. 

  • Mays Landing campus: Monday-Friday.
  • Atlantic City campus: Mondays and Wednesdays.
  • Cape May campus: Tuesdays and Thursdays.

If you would prefer to meet with us virtually or over the phone, please click the link below. 

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Application Process

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Enrolling at Atlantic Cape is simple. Complete our free online application, then contact the Advising Office to discuss your educational goals. Our Advising staff will answer your questions and make sure you optimize all opportunities for success. From administering placement exams to deciding on a major, the advisors work with you to find the classes and programs that are the best fit for your interests and strengths. 

Dual Admission

Earn a four-year or graduate degree without having to leave our campus. Atlantic Cape's partnership with Stockton University, Rutgers University and Fairleigh Dickinson University provides opportunities for local residents to take classes from those four-year schools right here at Atlantic Cape. That’s right, Rutgers is actually right here in Atlantic County, and Atlantic Cape is as far as you need to go to earn a bachelor’s degree from our flagship state university. All of our partnerships create a seamless education path from high school through the bachelor's degree while allowing you to stay close to home and save money. Starting your two-year degree and finishing your four-year degree right in Mays Landing creates opportunities and opens doors in exciting ways.

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Cost & Aid

Tuition & Funding

Atlantic Cape lets you earn a degree and minimize debt. The typical full-time student at Atlantic Cape taking 12 credits will pay tuition of about $2,172.50 (plus fees) each semester. One three-credit on-site course will cost about $564 (plus fees). Since every dollar counts, it’s also important to realize that in a typical year, Atlantic Cape offers over $628,000 in scholarships, financial aid, grants and tuition repayment plans. New Jersey's new Community College Opportunity Grant is a pilot program that provides 'free' tuition and fees for qualifying students. Click here to find out if you're eligible for this free college grant. Tuition and fees must be paid in full upon registration. Atlantic Cape accepts cash, debit, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express, checks or money orders. Payments may also be made via Web-Advisor/Student Self-Service by MasterCard, Visa, Visa/Debit, Discover, American Express or E-check.

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Partners in Education

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Get in Touch

Contact Information



Mays Landing - (609) 343-5000
Atlantic City - (609) 343-4878
Cape May County - (609) 463-3958


Mays Landing - (609) 343-4921
Atlantic City - (609) 343-4847
Cape May County - (609) 463-3936


Admissions Office
Atlantic Cape Community College
5100 Black Horse Pike
Mays Landing NJ 08330-2699

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