Salem Community College

Salem Community College is a public, two-year comprehensive associate degree granting institution located in southern New Jersey. Established by the Board of Chosen Freeholders in 1972, SCC is authorized to grant associate degrees (A.A., A.S., A.F.A. and A.A.S.) and certificates in over 30 liberal arts, business, nursing and technology programs of study. SCC is the only higher educational institution in Salem County.

In addition to its campus in Carneys Point, SCC operates the Samuel H. Jones Glass Education Center -- home of the nation's only associate degree program in Scientific Glass Technology -- in Alloway, N.J.

Salem Community College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. In addition, SCC and its programs are approved by the New Jersey Secretary of Higher Education.

Salem Community College’s nursing programs are accredited by the New Jersey Board of Nursing - 124 Halsey Street Newark, NJ 07102 - 973.504.6430 http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/nur, in addition the Associate Degree in Nursing Program is accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing - (ACEN) 3343 Peachtree Road, NE Suite 850 Atlanta, GA 30326 - 404.975.5000 - http://www.acenursing.org.

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Vision and Mission

Vision Statement

Enhance the quality of life for Salem County citizens by building a community of learners.

College Mission

Salem Community College provides affordable, quality higher education for college transfer and workforce development.

Diversity Statement

Salem Community College recognizes its responsibility and commitment to foster an environment of respect, understanding and tolerance among all individuals and groups, with sensitivity for those likely to experience disrespect, abuse and misunderstanding because of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, economic status, or mental or physical challenges.

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Enrollment Facts

Enrollment Facts

Approximately 1,500 each semester.


Main Campus (Carneys Point, NJ), Salem Center (Salem, NJ), Glass Education Center (Alloway, NJ)


Salem Community College is a member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, New Jersey Council of County Colleges, American Association of Community Colleges and Association of Community College Trustees.


Salem Community College is sponsored by the citizens of Salem County through the Board of Chosen Freeholders and state of New Jersey. Poilicies are established by the Salem Community College Board of Trustees.