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Brookdale Community College    
  Jan 19, 2018
2017-2018 College Catalog

Tuition and Fees


Monmouth County Residents - The tuition rate as well as a maximum amount per term, is set by the Brookdale Board of Trustees. It is published in the current online Catalog and on the Brookdale website on the tuition and fees page. (Special tuition rates may be in effect for persons 65 years and older.). Changes in tuition become effect each year on July 1st.

Tuition - $135.00 per credit, maximum $2,025.00 per term for Monmouth County residents based on a 15-credit maximum per term; $245.50 per credit, maximum $3,682.50 per term for other New Jersey residents; $270.50 per credit, maximum $4,057.50 per term for out-of-state residents. Tuition for online courses is charged at $135.00 per credit.

Fees - Application $25 (non-refundable); Official Transcripts $6; Late Registration $30 (begins with first day of the term). Fees to be added to tuition include a $33.75 per credit general services fee, maximum of $506.25 per term. All fees are non-refundable once a term begins. Students registering for 16 credits or more in the long terms (Fall/Spring) pay no additional tuition or general service fees. A $60 non-refundable fee shall be charged to students who wish to use and set-up a payment plan.

Armed Forces personnel and their dependents stationed in Monmouth County are eligible for the same rates as regular Monmouth County residents. Veterans and their families are also encouraged to speak with the Veterans Affairs Certifying Official. For a consultation visit the Veterans’ Affairs website ( or stop in the Veterans Center in MAC 112 for additional information on tuition, fees and benefits available.

Senior Citizens (65 or older) residing in Monmouth County who enroll at Brookdale on a seat-available basis are eligible for a tuition waiver. New Senior Citizen students may obtain a Tuition Waiver Form from the Admission Office in the CAR building (parking lot #5). While there is no charge for tuition, senior students are required to pay general services fees and lab fees. Senior citizen students who wish to register for courses on a seat-available basis will be permitted to register in person on specific days at the start of a particular term. See the Important Term Dates ( for Senior Citizen registration dates.