Union County College

Find Union County New Jersey colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools. Colleges and universities provide information on degree programs, such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, masters degrees, doctorate degrees, and trade certifications, college applications, financial aid, tuition, and student alumni resources.


Capri Institute of Hair Design-Kenilworth 660 North Michigan Avenue Kenilworth NJ 07033 800-232-2774


Drake College of Business 125 Broad Street Elizabeth NJ 07201 908-352-5509

JFK Muhlenberg Harold B. & Dorothy A. Snyder Schools 1200 Randolph Road Plainfield NJ 07060 908-668-2400

Union County College 1033 Springfield Avenue Cranford NJ 07016 908-709-7000

Union County Vocational Technical School 1776 Raritan Road Scotch Plains NJ 07076

Yeshiva Gedolah Zichron Leyma 1000 Orchard Terrace Linden NJ 07036 908-587-0502

Yeshivas Be'er Yitzchok 1391 North Avenue Elizabeth NJ 07208 908-354-6057

duCret school of art 1030 Central Avenue Plainfield NJ 07060 908-757-7171

What is a College?

Colleges and universities provide post-secondary and higher education degree programs, including associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, doctorate degrees, and trade certifications. Some colleges focus on liberal arts, while others focus on the sciences or vocational trades. Colleges and universities provide communities with a variety of jobs, from administrative and educational positions to custodial, food service and security positions.

As well as education, colleges provide entertainment venues for sporting events, fine arts shows, and performing arts. They help students with enrollment, college applications, and financial aid. They also provide alumni services, career placement services, financial aid in the form of work study, housing so students can live on campus. Most also offer medical services, and some also provide transportation. Some four-year colleges and universities are as large as small cities.