Statement of Accreditation Status

Hudson County Community College

  • CEO: Dr. Christopher Reber, President
  • Accreditation Liaison Officer: Ms. Heather DeVries
  • Commission Staff Liaison: Dr. Paul Starkey, Vice President
  • Carnegie Classification: Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Career & Technical-High Traditional » Two-year, medium
  • Control: Public
  • Phase: Accredited
  • Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
  • Accreditation Granted: 1981
  • Last Reaffirmation: 2019
  • Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2027-2028

Contact Information

25 Journal Square
Jersey City, NJ 07306

(201) 714-7100

www.hccc.edu

  • December 2, 2021
    To note that the substantive change visit to the additional location at 1 High Tech Way, Secaucus, NJ 07094 which occurred on May 25, 2021, and the information provided in the substantive change request was verified. To note that the institution hosted a virtual site visit in lieu of an on-site visit in accordance with the United States Department of Education (USDE) guidelines published March 17, 2020. To note that a verification visit is required by USDE guidelines and will be conducted within a reasonable period of time following the virtual site visit.
  • July 2, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the additional location at HCCC Secaucus Center, 1 High Tech Way, Secaucus, NJ 07094 within the institution's scope of accreditation. To direct a substantive change site visit as soon as practicable but no later than six months after the commencement of instruction at the additional location. To require immediate notification when instruction commences at the location. To note that the Commission may rescind this action if instruction does not commence within one calendar year from the date of this action. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • June 27, 2019
    To acknowledge receipt of the self-study report. To note the visit by the Commission's representatives. To reaffirm accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2027-2028.
  • October 30, 2017
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include the first and second alternative delivery method programs (online Associate in Science-Criminal Justice and online Associate in Science-Business Administration) within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • June 22, 2017
    To accept the progress report. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • June 23, 2016
    To accept the monitoring report. To request a progress report, due April 1, 2017, documenting further development and implementation of an organized and sustainable process to assess the achievement of program level student learning outcomes, including evidence that assessment information is used to improve teaching and learning (Standard 14). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • November 19, 2015
    To note the visit by the Commission's representative and to affirm inclusion of the additional location at the North Hudson Campus, 4800 Kennedy Boulevard, Union City, NJ 07087 within the scope of the institution's accreditation. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • June 29, 2015
    To acknowledge receipt of the substantive change request. To include provisionally the additional location at the North Hudson Campus, 4800 Kennedy Boulevard, Union City, NJ 07087, within the scope of the institution's accreditation pending a site visit within six months of the commencement of operations at this location. The Commission requires written notification within thirty days of the commencement of operations at this location. In the event that operations at this location do not commence within one calendar year from the approval of this action, approval will lapse. The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2017-2018.
  • November 20, 2014
    To accept the Periodic Review Report, to reaffirm accreditation, and to recognize the institution for progress to date. To request a monitoring report, due April 1, 2016, documenting further development and implementation of (1) a strategic planning process with goals that are clearly stated, reflect conclusions drawn from assessment results, are linked to mission, and are used for planning and resource allocation (Standard 2); and (2) an organized and sustainable process to assess the achievement of institutional effectiveness and program level student learning outcomes, with evidence that assessment information is used to evaluate the total range of programs and services and to improve teaching and learning (Standards 7 and 14). The next evaluation visit is scheduled for 2018-2019.
  • June 23, 2011
    To accept the progress report. The Periodic Review Report is due June 1, 2014.
  • Distance Education
    Approved to offer programs by this delivery method
  • Correspondence Education
    Not approved for this delivery method

Approved Credential Levels

The following represents credential levels included in the scope of the institution’s accreditation:

  • Postsecondary award (< 1 year) Included within the scope:
  • Associate's Degree or Equivalent Included within the scope:
  • Additional Location
    HCCC Secaucus Center
    1 High Tech Way
    Secaucus, NJ 07094
    Opened: 09/02/2019
  • Additional Location
    North Hudson Campus
    4800 Kennedy Blvd.
    Union City, NJ 07087
    Opened: 08/03/2015
  • Other Instructional Site
    Bayonne High School Site
    667 Avenue A
    Bayonne, NJ 07002
  • Other Instructional Site
    County Prep High School
    525 Montgomery Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
  • Other Instructional Site
    Harrison High School
    800 Hamilton Street
    Harrison, NJ 07029
  • Other Instructional Site
    Henry Snyder High School
    239 Bergen Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
  • Other Instructional Site
    Innovation High School
    239 Bergen Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
  • Other Instructional Site
    James J. Ferris High School
    35 Colgate St,
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
  • Other Instructional Site
    Jersey City Medical Center
    355 Grand Street
    Jersey City, NJ 07302
  • Other Instructional Site
    Kearny High School Site
    336 Devon Street
    Kearny, NJ 07032
  • Other Instructional Site
    Lincoln High School
    60 Crescent Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07304
  • Other Instructional Site
    Marion P. Thomas Charter School
    370 S. 7th St
    Newark, NJ 07103
  • Other Instructional Site
    Memorial High School
    5501 Park Avenue
    West New York, NJ 07093
  • Other Instructional Site
    New Jersey City University
    2039 Kennedy Blvd.
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
  • Other Instructional Site
    North Bergen High School
    7417 John F. Kennedy Blvd,
    North Bergen, NJ 07047
  • Other Instructional Site
    Orange High School
    400 Lincoln Ave
    City of Orange, NJ 07050
  • Other Instructional Site
    Rising Star Academy
    4613 Cottage Pl
    Union City, NJ 07087
  • Other Instructional Site
    RWJBH East Brunswick
    346 Cranbury Rd
    East Brunswick, NJ 08816
  • Other Instructional Site
    St. Peter's University
    2641 Kennedy Blvd.
    Jersey City, NJ 07306
  • Other Instructional Site
    Union City High School
    2500 JFK Blvd.
    Jersey City, NJ 07087
  • Other Instructional Site
    West Orange High School
    51 Conforti Ave
    West Orange, NJ 07052
  • Other Instructional Site
    William L. Dickinson High School
    2 Palisade Ave
    Jersey City, NJ 07306

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