Brookdale is the county college of Monmouth County, New Jersey – a diverse county with approximately 620,000 residents. Brookdale offers AA, AFA, AS, and AAS degrees in 68 academic programs including options, 4 Academic Credit Certificates, and 8 Academic Credit Certificates of Achievement. In addition, non-degree courses/non-credit courses are offered through Brookdale’s Office of Continuing & Professional Studies. This division also provides courses that are specially tailored to meet the training needs of local businesses.

Most of the credit and non-credit programs are offered at our centrally-located main campus in Lincroft, as well as regional locations in Freehold, Wall Township, Neptune, Hazlet, and Long Branch. Classes and training can also be made available in places of work or in local high schools. Brookdale also offers fully online degree programs in Business Administration, English, History, Liberal Education, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Social Sciences.

For more information on Brookdale, start at the Brookdale home page to get information on programs, admissions, and registration, term schedules, business and community programs, etc.

Listed below are select data on Brookdale’s enrollment and student body.

Credit Enrollment, Fall 2020
Matriculated (degree-seeking)
8,656
Non-degree
1,782

Total

10,438

 

Credit Enrollment by Status, Fall 2020
Full-Time
4,783
Part-Time
5,655

Total

10,438

 

Credit Enrollment by Gender, Fall 2020
               No.
               %
Male
4,714
45.2
Female
5,724
54.8
Total
10,438
100.0

 

Credit Enrollment by Age, Fall 2020
Age Group
                 No.
               %
21 or younger
7,049
67.5
22 – 30
2,201
21.1
31 – 45
816
7.8
46 – 64
247
2.4
65 +
32
0.3
Unknown
93
0.9
Total
10,438
100.0

 

Credit Enrollment by Race / Ethnicity, Fall 2020
                 No.
         %
Caucasian
6,545
62.7
Black / African American
916
8.8
Hispanic / Latino
1,907
18.3
Asian / Pacific Islander
613
5.9
American Indian
80
0.8
Unknown
377
3.6
Total
10,438
100.0

 

Matriculated (Degree-Seeking) Students by Type of Program, Fall 2020
Students in Transfer Programs
7,120
Students in Career Programs
1,468
Students in Certificate Programs
68
Total Matriculated Students
8,656
Class of 2020

1,744 degrees were conferred on 1,733 graduates
between July 1, 2019, and June 30, 2020

Class of 2020: Degrees Awarded by Degree Type

Associate in Arts (AA)                            688

Associate in Science (AS)                       643

Associate in Fine Arts (AFA)                   12

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)      377

Certificate                                                     24

Total Degrees Awarded                    1,744

Continuing & Professional Studies for Fiscal Year 2019 (6/30/18 – 7/1/19)

Noncredit Open Enrollment:

10,737 enrollments (duplicated headcount); reflecting 3,483 enrollments in vocational or career-oriented courses, and 7,254 enrollments in avocational or “leisure” courses.

Customized Training Courses:

210 course sections were delivered to 216 different companies and schools;
5,306participants enrolled for a total of 24,705 hours of training


Diversity Statement:
As an academic institution, Brookdale facilitates the free exchange of ideas, upholds the virtues of civil discourse, and honors diverse perspectives informed by credible sources. Our College values all students and strives for inclusion and safety regardless of a student’s disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, country of origin, immigration status, religious affiliation, political orientation, socioeconomic standing, and veteran status.