Parsippany, NJ Colleges

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Parsippany-Troy Hills Township, commonly called simply Parsippany, is a township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 53,238, reflecting an increase of 2,589 (+5.1%) from the 50,649 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 2,171 (+4.5%) from the 48,478 counted in the 1990 Census.

The name Parsippany comes from the Lenape Native American word parsipanong, which means "the place where the river winds through the valley". Parsippany-Troy Hills is the most populous municipality in Morris County.

Parsippany-Troy Hills was incorporated as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 12, 1928, from portions of Hanover Township, based on the results of a referendum held on May 9, 1928.

In 2006, Parsippany-Troy Hills was recognized by Money magazine as the 17th-ranked of the Best Places to Live in the United States, the highest-ranked location in New Jersey. In 2008, it moved up to 13th position. Parsippany returned to Money Magazine's "Best Places" list in 2012, in the 15th position.

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Schools in and around Parsippany, NJ

Name
Anthem Institute-Parsippany
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Morris County Vocational School District
Less than 2 years (below associate); Public
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
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

Parsippany, NJ Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Caroline Thorn Kissel Summer Environmental Studies Scholarship $2,000 February 10, 2017
NEWH New York Chapter Scholarship Varies September 26, 2016
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016