The 20 Best Community Colleges by Cost and Quality

20. Raritan Valley Community College

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Total score: 63.45 out of 100 points

This school based in Branchburg, New Jersey, was ranked No. 30 by WalletHub out of more than 700 schools in its “career outcomes” category, which is based on factors such as the student loan default rate and the median salary of graduates.

The school trains students for such careers as manufacturing, automotive technology and esthetics (skin care), in addition to offering academic programs. RVCC also offers free tuition for qualified persons under the New Jersey Community College Opportunity Grant Program.

For more tuition-free options, check out “10 Colleges Where Tuition Is Free.”

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