Morris Plains, NJ Colleges

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Morris Plains

Morris Plains, billing itself "the Community of Caring," is a borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 5,532, reflecting an increase of 296 (+5.7%) from the 5,236 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 17 (+0.3%) from the 5,219 counted in the 1990 Census.

Morris Plains was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 15, 1926, from portions of Hanover Township, based on the results of a referendum held on April 15, 1926.

Morris Plains serves as a bedroom community, with many residents traveling to work in New York City. The Morristown Line of New Jersey Transit provides commuters with direct access to New York Penn Station and to Hoboken Terminal.

Morris Plains is also a major base of operations for Pfizer, previously the headquarters for Warner-Lambert. Pfizer also sponsors the Health and Medical Science Academy at Morristown High School and has an annual 5k race around Morris Plains.

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Schools in and around Morris Plains, NJ

Name
Artistic Academy of Hair Design
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Rabbinical College of America
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $10,200 average out-state tuition; $10,200 average in-state tuition
Morris County Vocational School District
Less than 2 years (below associate); Public
College of Saint Elizabeth
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $26,440 average out-state tuition; $26,440 average in-state tuition
Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $34,082 average out-state tuition; $34,082 average in-state tuition
Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $17,575 average out-state tuition; $17,575 average in-state tuition
County College of Morris
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $9,720 average out-state tuition; $6,840 average in-state tuition

Morris Plains, NJ Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Caroline Thorn Kissel Summer Environmental Studies Scholarship $2,000 February 10, 2017
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016