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Raritan Valley Community College is a public institution located in Branchburg, New Jersey. The rural area surrounding RVCC is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

2,475 Full-Time Undergraduates
$6,096 Avg In-State Tuition

Where Is Raritan Valley Community College?


Contact details for RVCC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 118 Lamington Road, Branchburg, NJ 08876
Phone: 908-526-1200

Can I Afford RVCC?

$6,096 In-State Tuition
7% Take Out Loans
2.6% Loan Default Rate
During the <nil> academic year, part-time students at RVCC paid $254 per credit hour, whether they were in-state or out-of-state. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $6,096 $6,096
Fees $1,200 $1,200
Books and Supplies $2,400 $2,400

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At RVCC, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $5,340 a year. That adds up to $21,360 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at RVCC is 2.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Raritan Valley Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,475 Full-Time Undergraduates
48% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,688 undergraduate students at RVCC, with 2,475 being full-time and 4,213 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 2,475 full-time undergraduates at RVCC, 52% are male and 48% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Raritan Valley Community College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 191
Black or African American 189
Hispanic or Latino 641
White 1,166
International Students 48
Other Races/Ethnicities 240

Over 31 countries are represented at RVCC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, India, and Pakistan.

Online Learning at Raritan Valley Community College

698 Took All Classes Online
2,155 Took At Least One Class Online
236.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 2,155 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at RVCC has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 7th most popular in New Jersey for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of RVCC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Raritan Valley Community College was 236.8%. This is the #186 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at RVCC regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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