South Plainfield College

Find South Plainfield 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.


Central Career School 126 Corporate Boulevard South Plainfield NJ 07080 908-412-8600


Everest Institute South Plainfield 5000 Hadley Road South Plainfield NJ 07080 908-222-9300

Lincoln Technical Institute-South Plainfield 901 Hadley Road South Plainfield NJ 07080

The Salon Professional Academy New Jersey 4985 Stelton Road South Plainfield NJ 07080 908-412-9600

AIMS Education - American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education 4500 New Brunswick Avenue Piscataway NJ 08854 1.5 miles from South Plainfield 908-222-0002

duCret school of art 1030 Central Avenue Plainfield NJ 07060 2.1 miles from South Plainfield 908-757-7171

JFK Muhlenberg Harold B. & Dorothy A. Snyder Schools 1200 Randolph Road Plainfield NJ 07060 2.3 miles from South Plainfield 908-668-2400

P C Age Career Institute 145 Talmadge Road Edison NJ 08817 3.0 miles from South Plainfield 732-287-3622

Robert Fiance Beauty Schools 121 Watchung Avenue North Plainfield NJ 07060 3.4 miles from South Plainfield 908-754-4247

StenoTech Career Institute-Fairfield 262 Old New Brunswick Road Piscataway NJ 08854 3.5 miles from South Plainfield 732-562-1200

StenoTech Career Institute-Piscataway 262 Old New Brunswick Road Piscataway NJ 08854 3.5 miles from South Plainfield 732-562-1200

Lincoln Technical Institute-Edison 1697 Oak Tree Road Edison NJ 08820 3.7 miles from South Plainfield

Union County Vocational Technical School 1776 Raritan Road Scotch Plains NJ 07076 4.3 miles from South Plainfield

Rabbi Jacob Joseph School 1 Plainfield Avenue Edison NJ 08817 5.2 miles from South Plainfield 732-985-6533

New Brunswick Theological Seminary 17 Seminary Place New Brunswick NJ 08901 5.3 miles from South Plainfield 732-247-5241

Middlesex County College 2600 Woodbridge Avenue Edison NJ 08837 5.4 miles from South Plainfield 732-548-6000

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 83 Somerset Street New Brunswick NJ 08901 5.5 miles from South Plainfield 732-932-1766

Sanford-Brown Institute - Iselin 675 US Route 1 Woodbridge NJ 08830 5.7 miles from South Plainfield 732-623-5740

DeVry University North Brunswick, New Jersey 630 U.s. 1 Milltown NJ 08850 7.5 miles from South Plainfield 732-729-3960

Branford Hall Career Institute North Brunswick NJ campus 651 U.s. 1 North Brunswick NJ 08902 7.6 miles from South Plainfield 848-209-1940

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.