Hudson County Community College

70 Sip Ave.
Jersey City, NJ 07306
Size of school (credit students): 5000 – 10,000

Contact information:

Elizabeth Nesius

Developmental writing program

Percentage of students placed into developmental writing: 35%
Levels of developmental writing courses offered: 3
Non-ALP upper level developmental writing sections offered: 18
How are students placed into developmental English courses: Accuplacer
Developmental courses are located in the English Department.

About Accelerated Learning Program

Date began: January 21, 2014
Sections offered in 1st semester: 2
Sections offered current semester: 18
Model: CCBC ALP model
Class size for first-year composition sections: 25
Class size for ALP developmental section: 12
The same instructor teaches the first-year composition and the developmental course in ALP.
More than half of ALP first year composition class students have current placement first year composition.
ALP developmental class meets 3 hours per week.


Faculty are unionized and paid full credits for teaching ALP.