Adult Learners’ College: Launching This Fall at RVCC!


Adult Learners’ College: Launching This Fall at RVCC!

Friday, June 23, 2023
Adult Learners’ College: Launching This Fall at RVCC!

Are you an adult thinking about going back to college or taking college classes? Great news! RVCC’s new Adult Learners’ College is launching this fall, offering plenty of educational and upskilling opportunities for adult students.

RVCC’s Adult Learners’ College is designed for adults age 25 and older who are looking to:

  • Begin or complete their college degree
  • Explore a new career path, gain additional training
  • Get a promotion at work
  • Be the first member of their family to attend college
  • Improve their English, and more

Going back to school as an adult can be quite an adjustment, especially when juggling work, school, and family. That’s why RVCC is dedicated to offering support through flexible scheduling, convenient online classes for adults, and many student support services to help you along the way. RVCC can also offer guidance on how to earn credits for prior learning experience.


Adult Degree Programs


RVCC offers programs that can give you an extra edge in your current field or help train you for a transition to an exciting new career. 

Many students wonder about the best degrees for adults returning to college. Programs adult learners may be particularly interested include:




Explore more about RVCC’s Adult Learners’ College here. For questions, email, or call Torina Armstrong, Manager of the Adult Learners’ College, at 908-526-1200, ext. 8553.

Scholarships for Adults Returning to College

Adult learners will be pleased to know that RVCC offers specific scholarships for adults returning to college. These include:

  • Second Career Scholarships

    This scholarship offers a second chance to individuals seeking to acquire new skills and increase their ability to find employment in a second career and succeed in today’s competitive economic market.  
  • Sophie Sadowsky Chmil Memorial Scholarship

    The recipient of this scholarship must be a female student, 45 years+, who is seeking to acquire new skills and increase her ability to enter the workforce for the first time or start a second career. Covered fields include business administration, financial services, CPA preparation, paralegal studies, and international business. 
  • Somerset Hills AAUW Scholarship

    This scholarship supports mature women who are returning to school to pursue a career or obtain a degree. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and be residents of Somerset County or Hunterdon County.  
  • Tranquilli Scholarship

    The recipient will be one female student, five+ years out of high school (no previous college credits required), who demonstrates financial need.


Discover more about RVCC scholarships here.

Attend an Information Session

You’ll have the opportunity to ask about adult degree programs, tour the campus, and experience all that RVCC has to offer. Register here today. 

About RVCC

If you’ve been Googling “best colleges near me,” you know that New Jersey offers an abundance of educational options. Ranked the #1 community college in New Jersey by both and, Raritan Valley Community College is an affordable alternative to a NJ state college or private university. The College offers more than 90 degree and certificate programs, along with a vibrant campus, small class sizes, and more. For further information on RVCC, visit