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College Programs for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Scholarship Opportunities

Too often students with intellectual and developmental disabilities aren't encouraged to consider college for their future. The Arc of New Jersey Family Institute wants to change that. With the right services and supports in place, many young adults can successfully attend college and graduate with a degree. Below are several college programs in New Jersey and Scholarship Opportunities that are specifically for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Scholarship Opportunities

Bergen Community College - Turning Point Program

Brookdale Community College - Keep Achieving (Kach) at Brookdale

Camden County College - Garden State Pathways

Georgian Court University- Transition and Career University

KEAN University- College Steps

Mercer County Community College - DREAM program

County College of Morris (Disability Services)

Raritan Valley Community College - The Achievement Center

Rowan/Gloucester County College - Adult Center for Transition

Sussex County Community College- LACE program

The College of New Jersey - Career and Community Studies


Fairleigh Dickinson University- Compass Program

Ramapo College- Enhance Program

Rutgers University -The College Support Program

College Of Saint Elizabeth

Stockton University- Learning Access Program

Seton Hall University

Colleges in PA, NY, and Massachusetts

Bridgewater State University (Bridgewater, Massachusetts) - EXCEL Certificate Program

Lesly University (Cambridge, Massachusetts) - Threshold Program

Gwynedd Mercy University (Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania) - Integrated Studies

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (East Stroudsburg, PA) - Career, Independent Living and Learning Studies (CILLS)

College of Mount Saint Vincent (Riverdale, NY) - Bridge Program

Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY)- Inclusive U