CAR Building An overhead view of students walking across campus students walking across campus in the fall Students checking their class schedules
  • It’s easy to apply to Brookdale, and we’re here to help. You can apply at any time and enroll as either a full-time or part-time student.
  • With six regional locations throughout Monmouth County and flexible day and evening class times, you can fit college into your busy schedule.
  • You can also register for online classes and even complete Brookdale degrees online.
Don’t hesitate to call or e-mail, or just stop by! We are in the CAR Building – Center for Counseling, Admissions & Registration – on the main Lincroft campus.

Statement of Admission

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.

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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