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County College of Morris is No. 1 in New Jersey for best associate degrees

RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – County College of Morris (CCM) has been named number 1 for “Best for Associate Degrees” in the 2021 “The Best Colleges in New Jersey” ranking conducted by Intelligent.

CCM also earned the #19 position on the list of Top 50 Best Colleges in New Jersey that includes such prestigious institutions as New Jersey Institute of Technology, Princeton, Rutgers and Stevens Institute. CCM is one of only two community colleges listed in the top 20 in that ranking.

“The Best Colleges in New Jersey” by Intelligent is a recently released list of the top colleges and universities in the state.  The rankings are based on data that looked at curriculum quality, graduation rates, post-graduate employment and potential return on investment. Intelligent provides research and information to help students make informed decisions about higher education and to transition from college to the workforce.

The landscape for students seeking a college education is changing. For students looking to enter college while keeping costs low and exiting with higher paying salaries, CCM is proven to be an excellent choice. The college’s recent ranking is #44 out of over 1,100 community colleges in the U.S. for “Community Colleges Whose Graduates Earn the Most Money,” as reported in Newsweek. The college also continues to maintain its  #1 position in the state in PayScale’s  “Best Community Colleges in New Jersey by Salary Potential,” a distinction it has held for four years in a row. Whether local or located across the country, CCM’s alumni are well positioned for securing excellent earnings.

To learn more about enrolling in one of CCM’s degree, certificate or training programs that translate into success, visit, email or call 973-328-5100

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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