BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Newark high school seniors are invited to participate in a special Bloomfield College Newark Instant Decision Days program being offered every Wednesday in April to instantly learn their admission status during a scheduled virtual appointment. Admission application fees are waived for participation in the program with appointments set between the hours of 9-10:45 a.m. and 1-2:45 p.m. on April 7, 14, 21 and 28.
Interested Newark Public School seniors can sign up for an appointment online by selecting a date and time at https://events.bloomfield.edu/event/167964 or seek help from their school counselor to sign up.
“This past year has presented unprecedented challenges to students and families. We want to help ease some of that stress by offering Newark college-bound seniors a convenient admission application review option that takes away the anxiety of waiting to hear about their admission status,” said Marcheta P. Evans, Ph.D., Bloomfield College president. “We are thrilled to join in this partnership with the Newark Public Schools guidance departments.”
During the Bloomfield College Instant Decision Day appointment, students will meet virtually with an Admission Counselor who will review their application and high school transcript and process a decision. Students are encouraged to complete an online admission application prior the appointment, however, a paper application may be completed with the student on the day of the appointment.
Superintendent of Schools Roger León said, “Instant Decision Days by Bloomfield College positions students for success because it allows them to begin planning their future immediately. We are excited that Newark students are able to take advantage of the incredible opportunity.”
According to President Evans, Bloomfield College, which has maintained the lowest private college tuition in the state, has additionally frozen tuition for the next year. The College, ranked highest among liberal arts schools in New Jersey for social mobility in 2021 by U.S. News & World Report also recently reorganized its student academic and career support services under a new Center for Student Success focused on a centralized approach to academic advising, career development, and tutoring, writing and other academic support to enhance student success, retention, graduation and employability.
Questions may be directed to each high school’s guidance department or to Bloomfield College at firstname.lastname@example.org or via text at 973-874-1313.
A comprehensive, liberal arts institution located in Bloomfield, New Jersey serving 1,600 students with inspiring stories, Bloomfield College offers over 40 academic programs, Division II athletics and diverse co-curricular clubs and organizations. The College is committed to enabling students, particularly those who have been historically excluded from higher education, to realize their intellectual and personal goals. More than half of the student body identify themselves as first-generation and are the first in their families to enroll in college. U.S. News & World Report recently ranked Bloomfield College highest in New Jersey and #42 nationally among 216 liberal arts institutions in its 2021 Best College’s ranking of the Top National Liberal Arts Colleges for Social Mobility.