Centers For Education


Public & Private Schools

Our labor force is one of our greatest attributes. According to the 2010 U.S. Census Bergen County's percentage of adults with a college degree or higher is 44.2%, which is 10% higher than the national average. Our sought after colleges and universities continue to enhance and tailor curriculum to educate the workforce of our future for our growing companies.

Bergen County communities offer a diverse mix of public and private educational opportunities. The county has 265 public schools and 134 non-public schools, including Bergen County Technical Schools.


Discover the colleges and universities in Bergen County:

Bergen Community College

400 Paramus Road

Paramus, NJ 07652 

Phone: 201-447-7100 

Link: Bergen Community College

Founded in 1965 to satisfy the region's need for a convenient, affordable, and comprehensive higher education destination, Bergen Community College now enrolls nearly 17,000 students in its academic degree programs. The college's three sites in Paramus (main campus), Hackensack (Ciarco Learning Center), and Lyndhurst (Bergen Community College at the Meadowlands) serve more than 32,000 students in degree, continuing education and adult education programs.

Berkeley College - Paramus Campus

64 East Midland Avenue

Paramus, NJ 07652 

Phone: 201-967-9667 

Link: Berkeley College - Paramus Campus

Berkeley College has specialized in preparing students for professional and personal success. Proven, career-focused bachelor's and associate's degrees are offered in a diverse range of areas, and the college is widely recognized for providing students with a competitive edge and the skills sought by employers.

DeVry University - Paramus Center

35 Plaza, 81 East State Route 4


Paramus, NJ 07652 

Phone: 201-556-2840 

Link: DeVry University - Paramus Center

DeVry University Paramus Center offers undergraduate degree programs in some of today's fastest-growing career fields. Because of its location in a thriving business community that is home to major players in technology, electronics, finance, and healthcare, DeVry University Paramus enables you to explore possible career opportunities in a wide variety of industries.

Eastwick College

10 South Franklin Tpk, 

Ramsey, NJ 07446 

Phone: 201-327-8877 

Link: Eastwick College

Just 15 miles northwest of New York City, Eastwick College features a fully-equipped medical laboratory and surgical operations room, as well as an expansive computer lab. Programs can often be completed in as little as six months, allowing you to receive quality training and start a job in your chosen career as quickly as possible.

Fairleigh Dickinson University – Metropolitan Campus

1000 River Road

Teaneck, NJ 07666 

Link: Fairleigh Dickinson University

FDU’s bustling suburban campus is next door to New York City and home to many of FDU’s professional study programs. The richly diverse environment and mix of cultures and ideas ensure that there’s always something happening at the Metropolitan Campus.

Felician College

262 South Main St.

Lodi, NJ 076444 

Phone: 201-559-6000 

Link: Felician College

Founded in 1942 by the Felician Sisters, Felician College is one of the few Franciscan colleges in the country, and the only one in New Jersey. The college has two Bergen County campuses in Lodi and Rutherford, both just miles away from New York City. As a co-educational liberal arts institution, Felician is home to approximately 2,300 undergraduate, graduate, and adult studies students.

HoHoKus School of Business & Medical Sciences

250 Moore Street

Hackensack, NJ 07601 

Phone: 201-488-9400 

Link:HoHoKus School of Business & Medical Sciences

Owned and operated by Eastwick Education, HoHoKus School of Business and Medical Sciences is just 12 miles northwest of New York City, featuring a fully equipped medical laboratory, as well as expansive computer labs. Programs can often be completed in as little as four months, allowing you to receive quality training and start a job in your chosen career as quickly as possible.

Ramapo College of New Jersey

505 Ramapo Valley Road 

Mahwah, NJ 07430 

Link: Ramapo College of New Jersey

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences, and the sciences. Professional studies include nursing and social work. In addition, Ramapo College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels. The college also offers six graduate programs as well as articulated programs with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New York Chiropractic College, New York University College of Dentistry, SUNY State College of Optometry, and New York College of Podiatric Medicine.

Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as fifth in the Best Regional Universities North category for public institutions, Ramapo College of New Jersey is sometimes mistaken for a private college.

St. Peters College - Englewood Cliffs Campus

Hudson Terrace

Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 

Phone: 201-761-7898 

Link: Saint Peter's University

Saint Peter’s College is one of twenty-eight Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States, and the only one in New Jersey. Since 1872, Saint Peter’s College has offered an education based on the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, service, and faith. The college has an enrollment of approximately 3,000 full-time and part-time students hailing from across the country and the globe. With an undergraduate student-faculty ratio of 13 to one, class sizes averaging only 22 students.


The college offers over 40 undergraduate and pre-professional programs. Graduate programs offer our students the opportunity to earn master's degrees in education, business administration, accountancy, criminal justice administration, and nursing. Doctoral programs are offered in education and nursing. There are campuses in Englewood and Englewood Cliffs.

Contact Us

Joanne Cimiluca

Director of Economic Development

 Division of Economic Development

One Bergen County Plaza • 3rd Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-336-7336

Department of Administration and Finance

One Bergen County Plaza • 5th Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-336-7335 • Fax: 201-336-7304