Our Campuses & Neighborhood Locations
Brookdale's main campus is in the Lincroft section of Middletown Township, in Monmouth County. We also have a Branch Campus in Freehold and four Higher Education Centers (Hazlet, Long Branch, Neptune, Wall Township) located throughout Monmouth County so local residents can take advantage of Brookdale close to home!
A message from Dr. Anita Voogt, Dean of the NJ Coastal Communiversity, Branch Campus and Higher Education Centers: "Welcome! I invite you to learn more about your opportunities to earn your degree at a location close to home or work."
We're in Your Neighborhood
In addition to the college’s main campus in Lincroft, Brookdale has locations throughout Monmouth County for affordable access to higher education and student services. Strategically placed in the northern, eastern, western, and southern parts of the county, Brookdale operates one Branch Campus and four Higher Education Centers.
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The Branch Campus and the Higher Education Centerrs provide courses and student services for any Brookdale student attending any location(s). General education and transfer courses to suit many majors are offered in convenient times and days throughout the week. Click on any of the links to the left to reach the Campus or Center closest to you for admissions, registration, and counseling services, or to see current course schedules.
Four year degree pathways
In addition to Brookdale courses, the Branch Campus and the Wall HEC offer local access to bachelor’s and master’s degrees. The Western Monmouth Branch Campus in Freehold hosts the programs from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (www.wmhec.rutgers.edu) and the Wall Campus hosts the NJ Coastal Community (www.njcommuniversity.org).
Personal and Professional Development Classes
If you are interested in noncredit personal and professional development courses at our regional locations, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or call 732-224-2315.
For information on English as a Second Language or Adult Basic Education for GED review and testing, contact Carl DeJura at email@example.com or call 732-229-8440.
I’m proud to say that we offer exceptional service at all of our locations and suggest that you contact us with your questions. We’d be glad to help you any way we can.
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Western Monmouth Branch Campus in Freehold** – 3680 US Highway 9 South, Freehold 732-625-7002
Bob Macaluso, firstname.lastname@example.org
Eastern Monmouth HEC in Neptune – 60 Neptune Boulevard, Neptune 732-774-3363
Charanne P. Smith, email@example.com
Long Branch HEC – 213 Broadway, Long Branch 732-229-8440
Ed Johnson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Northern Monmouth HEC in Hazlet – One Crown Plaza 732-739-6010
Allison Fitzpatrick, email@example.com
Wall HEC – NJ Communiversity – 800 Monmouth Boulevard, Wall 732-280-7090
Four-year Degree Pathways and beyond
Joe Walsh, firstname.lastname@example.org 732-625-7012
To request information about Brookdale in your own neighborhood, choose from the links at the top left or phone our Branch Campus and Higher Education Center HOTLINE at (732) 224-2600,
Driving Directions to Brookdale's Branch Campus and Higher Education Centers
To the Eastern Monmouth Higher Education Center at Neptune
60 Neptune Boulevard, Neptune, NJ 07753
From Lincroft to Neptune - When leaving campus from the main entrance,make a right onto Newman Springs Road. Continue straight on Newman Springs Road (Route 520) until you reach the entrance to the Garden State Parkway South (after the fourth light). Proceed south on the Parkway and exit at Exit 100, following signs for Route 33 East. Follow Route 33 East to Neptune Boulevard (the first light after Jersey Shore University Medical Center). Turn left onto Neptune Boulevard, and the Center is on your right, opposite the Neptune High School.
To Lincroft from Neptune - Turn left onto Neptune Boulevard when leaving the Center, and turn right at the first stop light onto Route 33 West. Continue to the Garden State Parkway North entrance. Take the GSP to Exit 109. After leaving the Parkway bear left at the light onto Newman Springs Road (Route 520). Continue through the town of Lincroft (past four traffic lights). About 1/2 mile further, the entrance to the College will be on your left. Use due caution at the new "roundabout."
To the Northern Monmouth Higher Education Center at Hazlet
One Crown Plaza, Hazlet, NJ 07730
FROM THE GARDEN STATE PARKWAY: Exit 117. Bear right after toll onto Route 35 South. Follow Route 35 South to Union Avenue (by Dearborn Farms) take the jug handle and cross over Route 35. About 3 blocks on your right is Crown Plaza, make a right; we are the first building on the left.
FROM ROUTE 36: If coming from the north. Take Route 36 South to the Union Avenue turn off. About 1.3 miles on your left is Crown Plaza, make a left and we are the first building on the left.
FROM ROUTE 36: If coming from the south. Take Route 36 north to Union Avenue, take the jug handle, and go over Route 36. About 1.3 miles on your left is Crown Plaza, Make a left and we are the first building on the left.
To the Long Branch Higher Education Center
Broadway & Third Avenue in Long Branch, NJ 07740
From the Garden State Parkway, North or South: Take Exit 105 / Route 36 East. Stay on 36 East until the right hand turn onto Broadway (approx. 3 miles). Take Broadway approximately 2 miles all the way through until the McDonald`s on your left. The Center is the next building on the corner of Third and Broadway; parking in the rear.
To the Wall Higher Education Center and NJ Coastal Communiversity
Monmouth Boulevard, Wall, NJ 07719
From Lincroft to Wall - Using the Phalanx Road exit, turn right out of campus onto Phalanx Road. Take Phalanx Road to Route 34. Turn left onto Route 34 South. Follow 34 South to Route 18 South. Take Route 18 South and exit at 7A. Continue for approximately 1/2 mile until you come to the Stop sign. Make a right at the Stop sign onto Marconi Road. Proceed for 1/4 mile. making a right on to Monmouth Boulevard. Travel 1/4 mile and make a left into the Center.
From Route 18 to Wall - Take Route 18 South and exit at 7A. Continue for approximately 1/2 mile until you come to the Stop sign. Make a right at the Stop sign onto Marconi Road. Proceed for 1/4 mile, making a right on to Monmouth Boulevard. Travel 1/4 mile and make a left into the Center.
From 195 to Wall - Take 195 East until it becomes Route 138 East. Stay on Route 138 East to Route 18 North. Take Route 18 North 1/4 mile to Exit 6C for Monmouth Boulevard. Make a right on to Monmouth Boulevard. Stay on Monmouth Boulevard and continue straight after the Stop sign (crossing Belmar Boulevard). Continue on Monmouth Boulevard for 1/4 mile and turn right in to the Center.
From the Parkway - Take the GSP to Exit 98. Take Route 138 East to Route 18 North. Take Route 18 North 1/4 mile to Exit 6C for Monmouth Boulevard.Make a right on to Monmouth Boulevard. Stay on Monmouth Boulevard and continue straight after the Stop sign (crossing Belmar Boulevard). Continue on Monmouth Boulevard for 1/4 mile and turn right in to the Center.
To the Western Monmouth Branch Campus at Freehold
3680 US Highway 9 South in Freehold Township, NJ 07728
The Western Monmouth Campus is located on Route 9 South, just south of the Freehold Raceway Mall and CR 537 (West Main Street). From the intersection of Route 9 and CR 537, proceed approximately 4/10 mile past Pine Belt Chevrolet to the “U” Turn sign before the light. Enter the Bank of America bank entrance (in the jughandle), following signs to Freehold Colonial Campus and Brookdale Community College. Stay in the far right lane to pass the drive-up lanes, to the building in the rear.
To the Western Monmouth Campus from Lincroft - Leave the campus from Phalanx Road (or exit the campus onto Newman Springs Road, make a right and continue to the first traffic light. Make a right at the light and you are on Phalanx Road). Continue on Phalanx until you come to Highway 34. Make a left at the light (St. Mary’s Church is on the right). Go to the next traffic light and make a right onto Route 537. Continue on Route 537 west into Freehold. Proceed through the center of town on Main Street (Route 537) until you reach State Highway 9. At the intersection of Route 537 and Highway 9, turn left. (The intersection is after you cross over Highway 9, just west of center Freehold.) Proceed on Highway 9 south for 1/4 mile. The Campus is located on your right in the Bank of America / Freehold Colonial Campus complex. Follow the signs for parking; park in the lot adjacent to the Campus.
From the West – NJ Turnpike - Take Exit 8, Route 33 East towards Freehold. Right after the intersection of Route 33 and Millhurst Road the road will split. Stay to the left and take the 537-East exit. Take 537 East and make a right at the second light onto Route 9 South and follow the directions above.
From the North – Garden State Parkway -Take the GSP to Exit 123 - Route 9 South (second exit after the Raritan toll). Travel on Route 9 South approximately 8 miles to the intersection of Route 9 and 537 and follow the directions above.
From the South – Garden State Parkway - Take the GSP to Exit 98 – follow the signs to I-195 West. Take 195 West to Exit 28B – Route 9 North.Travel on Route 9 approximately 8 miles and take the jug handle after Schanck Road across Route 9 (right past a Dunkin' Donuts) which goes directly into the Campus parking lot.