Middlesex County College

2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, NJ 08818-3050
Tel: 7325486000
12,611 students
Public institution
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Middlesex County College serves 12,611 students (52.81% of students are full-time).
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Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 58%.
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Middlesex County College is one of 2 community colleges within Middlesex County, NJ.
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The nearest community college is DeVry University-New Jersey (8.71 miles away).

School Overview

Middlesex County College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 12,611 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.79 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment 12,611 students 1,294 students
Middlesex County College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 6,660 students
822 students
Middlesex County College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5,951 students
1,025 students
Middlesex County College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Middlesex County College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
13%
2%
Middlesex County College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
Middlesex County College Hawaiian (2010-2013)
% Hispanic
32%
7%
Middlesex County College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
13%
12%
Middlesex County College Black (2006-2013)
% White
39%
57%
Middlesex County College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Middlesex County College More (2011-2013)
Middlesex County College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.79 0.53
Middlesex County College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $6,650 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,650 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,650 $5,694
Middlesex County College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,650 $10,252
Middlesex County College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1964 by the Middlesex County Board of Freeholders, the College now enrolls approximately 13,000 students. The campus population is diverse, with students from 64 different countries in attendance, 33% White, 25% Hispanic, 13% Asian/Pacific Islander, 12% Black.  Degrees conferred include the Associate in Arts, Associate in Fine Arts, Associate in Science and the Associate in Applied Science. The College offers more than 700 courses in 100 different degree and certificate programs with many specially designed transfer programs. The College campus covers 200 acres with 25 buildings including state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories, a fully-equipped Recreation Center and a 440-seat Performing Arts Center. The College has centers in New Brunswick and Perth Amboy. 60 percent of the College's graduates pursue additional higher education. Almost 100 percent of students transfer successfully. Articulation agreements with many different colleges and universities ease transfer.  The College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and for specific programs: the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, the American Dental Association, the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, the American Medical Association Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation, the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, the National League for Nursing Accreditation and the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • North Brunswick
    DeVry University-New Jersey
    Private for-profit
    630 US Hwy One
    North BrunswickNJ 08902
    (732)729-3960
    8.71 Mi |  students
  • Newark
    Pillar College
    Private not-for-profit
    60 Park Place Suite 701
    NewarkNJ 7102
    (973)803-5000
    10.88 Mi | 428 students
  • Cranford
    1033 Springfield Ave
    CranfordNJ 07016
    (908)709-7000
    11.27 Mi | 11,969 students
  • Staten Island
    Corporate Commons Two 2 Teleport Drive Suite 203
    Staten IslandNY 10311
    (718)517-7700
    12.12 Mi | 735 students
  • Lincroft
    765 Newman Springs Rd
    LincroftNJ 07738
    (732)224-2345
    17.79 Mi | 14,360 students

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