Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, makes it convenient to earn an undergraduate close to home. Rutgers understands that balancing school with a family, work, and/or a long commute can be challenging. Our Rutgers Off Campus degree program provides an opportunity for you to reach your educational goals with flexibility and convenience.
Rutgers continues to demonstrate its commitment to serving the needs of New Jersey residents by expanding our reach and providing access to exceptional academics through our community college partners, including Morris. Community college graduates looking to obtain a four-year degree, seasoned professionals seeking to increase their marketability, or individuals wanting to enhance their skills as they re-enter the workforce will find a host of opportunities through the Rutgers Off Campus program.
About The Campus
The County College of Morris (CCM), located in Randolph, NJ is an excellent resource for residents of Morris County. The College offers (2-year) associate degrees in over 60 programs, plus noncredit classes in many areas of personal and professional interest.
The County College of Morris is entering its fifth decade of excellence, founded in 1968. More than 40,000 graduates have passed through the halls of CCM with many pursuing careers in law enforcement, teaching, health care, engineering, and much more. The college resides on 222-acres of scenic rolling terrain in Randolph, NJ. In Fall 2005, the newly renovated "Student Community Center" was opened to students which houses the admissions, financial aid, academic advisement, bursar, and counseling offices among others. County College of Morris enrolled more than 8,000 students in the Fall 2013 semester with an average class size of 19.
The Rutgers Off Campus undergraduate degree completion program provides students, who have earned an associate’s degree from an accredited community college, the opportunity to pursue a bachelor’s degree from Rutgers; up to 64 credits can be transferred. Those interested in pursuing graduate studies must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university.
Anyone looking to enroll in the Rutgers Off Campus degree program must meet the admissions criteria of Rutgers University. All applications are submitted to and reviewed by the university admissions department. Students who successfully complete an Off Campus degree receive a traditional Rutgers diploma; there is no mention of off-campus matriculation.
Faculty and Staff
All Rutgers Off Campus courses are taught by Rutgers University faculty members who are renowned for their teaching and research skills. Depending on the degree program, online courses may also be available.