Brookdale is the county college of Monmouth County, New Jersey – a diverse county with approximately 643,000 residents. Brookdale offers AA, AFA, AS, and AAS degrees in 68 academic programs including options, 4 Academic Credit Certificates, and 9 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. An Academic Credit Certificate of Achievement is availability in Cybersecurity.

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 2021
Matriculated (degree-seeking)
7,884
Non-degree
1,682

Total

9,566

 

Credit Enrollment by Status, Fall 2021
Full-Time
4,105
Part-Time
5,461

Total

9,566

 

Credit Enrollment by Gender, Fall 2021
               No.
               %
Male
4,407
46.1
Female
5,159
53.9
Total
9,566
100.0

 

Credit Enrollment by Age, Fall 2021
Age Group
                 No.
               %
21 or younger
6,525
68.2
22 – 30
1,936
20.2
31 – 45
779
8.1
46 – 64
218
2.3
65 +
55
0.6
Unknown
53
0.6
Total
9,566
100.0

 

Credit Enrollment by Race / Ethnicity, Fall 2021
                 No.
         %
American Indian
61
0.6
Asian / Pacific Islander
571
6.1
Black / African American
878
9.2
Hispanic / Latino
1,820
19.0
White
5,900
61.7
Unknown
336
3.5
Total
9,566
100.0

 

Matriculated (Degree-Seeking) Students by Type of Program, Fall 2021
Students in Transfer Programs
6,447
Students in Career Programs
1,393
Students in Certificate Programs
44
Total Matriculated Students
7,884
Class of 2021

1,736 degrees were conferred on 1,717 graduates
between July 1, 2020, and June 30, 2021

Class of 2021: Degrees Awarded by Degree Type

Associate in Arts (AA)                            677

Associate in Science (AS)                       623

Associate in Fine Arts (AFA)                    7

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)      396

Certificate                                                     33

Total Degrees Awarded                    1,736

Continuing & Professional Studies for Fiscal Year 2020 (6/30/19 – 7/1/20)

Noncredit Open Enrollment:

8,322 enrollments (duplicated headcount); reflecting 3,158 enrollments in vocational or career-oriented courses, and 5,164 enrollments in avocational or “leisure” courses.

Customized Training Courses:

181 course sections were delivered to 128 different companies and schools;
2,519 participants enrolled for a total of 10,755 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.