There are 182 colleges within 50 miles of Flemington, New Jersey, although none are located within the city limits. The closest option is Raritan Valley Community College about 11 miles away in Branchburg, NJ. Everyone who wants to attend is admitted to this two-year college that has a full-time attendance of about 3,900. The second-closest college is the prestigious Princeton University about 15 miles away. With a student body of around 7,800 people, the school is one of the most selective in the world, only admitting about 7 percent of the students that apply. Somerset Christian College is also located about 15 miles away in Zarephath, NJ. About 200 students attend this college operated by the Wesleyan faith.
Flemington was once known for its glass factory. Today, it is a town with a few small businesses. Community leaders are working hard to restore the bustling community to its former glory. The plan released on Feb. 25, 2014, contains many small projects, including turning the area around the old glass factory into working and living studios for artists, the creation of a friendly downtown Main Street filled with specialty shops, and continuation of work on the Union Hotel.