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Parents and Families

Going to college is an exciting time for students, parents and families.

Transitioning into college life can be filled with excitement and uncertainty - let us help ease that transition. While some students want to earn their degree and transfer to a four-year university, others may want to jump right into the workforce. Whatever the goal - CCBC is here to help you along the way! We work hard to offer resources to help your loved one thrive in college.

If you are the parent of a current or prospective student, this page will help to answer most of the questions you have about CCBC. If you have more questions, we have answers! Contact us today »

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About CCBC

We have a rich history of helping students reach their goals. Learn more about who we are and why more than 63,000 students enroll each year. CCBC is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Many of our academic programs are accredited or approved by organizations recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and/or the United States Department of Education. Learn more »


With over 280 associate degree, credit certificate, and non-credit workforce training certification programs – our opportunities are endless. Students can also earn credits while still in high school! Familiarize yourself with college terminology


Applying to CCBC is easy and our Admissions Staff is here to assist!

Cost and how to pay

CCBC’s yearly cost is less than half of the national average for four year universities. Need help paying for college? Compare and save!

Campus life

There are many ways for students to get involved at CCBC. College life isn’t just about books.

Attend a show or be in one, start a club or join one, cheer on our various athletic teams or become a team player, there’s so much to see and do!

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See for yourself what CCBC has to offer. Attend one of out information sessions or participate in a campus tour.
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