CAR Building

Brookdale is an open admission, comprehensive community college, available to anyone 18 years of age or older, anyone who is a high school graduate or holder of an equivalency diploma. If you do not have a high school diploma or an equivalency diploma, you may still enroll at Brookdale as long as you are 18 or older.

If you are a high school sophomore, junior or senior and have written permission from your parents and high school guidance counselor to study in the Fast Start program, please refer to the admission requirements here.

It’s easy to apply to Brookdale, and our representatives are here to give you the help you need. You can apply at any time, and enroll as either a full-time or part-time student. With our six regional locations throughout Monmouth County and our flexible day and evening class times, you can fit college courses into your busy schedule.

You can also register for online courses and even complete seven Brookdale degrees completely online.

Check out our quick application links below, or look for more detailed information on the right navigation bar. And don’t hesitate to call or e-mail, or just stop by! We are in the CAR Building – Center for Counseling, Admissions & Registration.


Brookdale Community College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educational institution. In order to promote this goal, the College makes positive efforts to ensure equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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