The Perth Amboy Center offers college credit and non-credit courses as well as a variety of student activities. The staff is bilingual and includes administrators, advisors, career counselors and teachers. The center would like the community to envision higher education as an opportunity to a better future. This idea is the basis for its motto, “Juntos podemos – together we can.”
The Perth Amboy Center provides academic offerings which include a full range of English as a Second Language courses; developmental courses in reading, writing and math; and college credit courses in liberal arts and business. Courses are scheduled during the day, evening hours and Saturdays for the students’ convenience.
The Center also offers comprehensive enrollment services, which include admissions, ESL and college placement tests, academic and financial aid advisement, registration and payment plans. During the fall and spring semester, the Perth Amboy Center provides library and tutoring services for its students. Textbooks for classes offered at the Center can be purchased at the beginning of each semester. Also, a variety of counseling services, including vocational assessment, training and job referral services, are available on an individual basis by appointment or through group sessions. All counseling services are offered in English and/or Spanish. A variety of cultural and social activities are held each semester for students at the Center.
The Perth Amboy Center is located at 60 Washington Street, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861. The Center is on the corner of Washington and High Streets. There is free parking for students on Mechanic Street. For more information, call 732.324.0700.