Somerset County College was officially established on April 5, 1966, when a nine-member Board of Trustees was appointed. Classes began for the first 229 students on September 12, 1968, at the College’s temporary home: Green Brook High School. In May 1970, the College’s first commencement ceremony was held for 75 graduates.
For over 50 years Raritan Valley Community College has been serving the residents and businesses of Somerset and Hunterdon counties, providing accessible and affordable high-quality education. The College is committed to fulfilling its missions, goals, and core values.