Fall Semester 2024


75 Degree Programs to Choose From

Fall term, registration will open on March 25, with specific start dates for different groups of students as follows: Nursing and Allied Health students can start registering on March 18, current degree and certificate students on March 19, and current non-degree students on March 22.

Secure the classes you need

Classes are available both on campus and online. We encourage you to register early to secure the schedule and classes you need in the format you want.

Fall 15-Week Term  September 5 – December 21
Fall 11-Week Term  October 3 – December 20

Fall 7-Week A Term September 5 – October 23
Fall 7-Week B Term October 31 – December 20




Center for Career Development

Looking for career training classes? Brookdale’s Center for Career Development has programs in healthcare, information technology, business, teacher education, hospitality, non-profit management, interpreting, and more. Our programs are developed with adult students in mind. We offer the pricing, scheduling, and effective course completion paths that our busy adult students demand. Classes are delivered online, instructor-led remote live, and in person at Brookdale’s Lincroft and Freehold campuses, and at our regional locations throughout Monmouth County.


Brookdale offers

  • AA, AFA, AS, and AAS degrees in 75 academic programs including options
  • 7 Academic Credit Certificates
  • 11 Academic Credit Certificates of Achievement
  • In-county tuition rates for online classes

Tuition Free Community College

New Jersey Community College Opportunity Grant provides financial assistance to students who attend New Jersey’s community colleges.

You may be eligible if you:

  • Have a total household adjusted gross income not exceeding $100,000
  • Enrolled in at least six (6) credits at any community college during the Academic Year
  • Do not have a prior college degree
  • Make satisfactory academic progress
  • Completed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application (NJAFAA)

Here are the eligibility criteria, program rules, and information regarding financial aid assistance.

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Transfer Opportunities

Brookdale has partnerships with Rutgers University, Georgian Court University, and Kean University that allow you to complete your bachelor’s degree right here in Monmouth County and on our Lincroft campus.  We also have over 40 transfer agreements with elite four-year colleges and universities from Paris to NJ and beyond that guarantee students with an associate degree will be able to transfer in as juniors. Some of these agreements offer 3+1 pathways that allow your junior year to be taken at Brookdale’s lower tuition rates.

Click here to find out more information about our transfer agreements.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

When it comes to paying for college Brookdale is the smart choice to start your college education. The average student accumulates over $37,000 in student loan debt. Today, more than ever, students and parents are carefully considering finances as they relate to prospective colleges. The average amount saved per year by attending Brookdale compared to a public four-year university is $6,000. The average savings compared to a public four-year college out of state is $12,000 and the savings over a private college is $29,000. Those are annual savings. If it takes two years to get an associate’s degree, we are talking a savings of up to $58,000!

Available Course Formats

Academic Calendar

* Loaner laptops are available for students who need them. Pick up one at the Bankier Library with your ID.