Mercer County Community College

1200 Old Trenton Rd, West Windsor
NJ, 08550-3407
Tel: (609)586-4800
8,613 students
Public institution

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Mercer serves over 30,000 people each year in our associate degree programs, credit and noncredit certificate programs, continuing education, customized training for businesses, career training, youth programs, and summer camps for children. Many more come to campus for cultural activities, sporting events and our fitness center and pool.
School Highlights:
Mercer County Community College serves 8,613 students (41% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Mercer County Community College is the only community colleges within Mercer County, NJ.
The nearest community college is DeVry University-New Jersey (14.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Mercer County Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 8,613 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 33:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,613 students
1,303 students
Mercer County Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,539 students
832 students
Mercer County Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 5,074 students
1,036 students
Mercer County Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Mercer County Community College sch enrollment Mercer County Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
9%
2%
Mercer County Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
13%
7%
Mercer County Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
19%
11%
Mercer County Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
58%
66%
Mercer County Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Mercer County Community College More (2011-2012)
Mercer County Community College sch ethnicity Mercer County Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.60 0.44
Mercer County Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,380 is less than the state average of $5,845. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,468 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,380 $5,845
Mercer County Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,468 $10,047
Mercer County Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Established in 1966, Mercer County Community College (MCCC) is a publicly supported comprehensive educational institution that provides opportunities for higher education through an open-door admission policy. The scenic 292-acre West Windsor Campus was opened in 1971 to serve the needs of Mercer County residents. The newly-expanded James Kerney Campus, located in downtown Trenton, serves as an educational and cultural hub for city residents. MCCC offers 65 associate degree programs and numerous credit and noncredit certificate programs. MCCC degrees and courses transfer to numerous senior colleges through transfer agreements. Students can also enroll in a dual admissions program, which guarantees transfer into the junior year at six New Jersey colleges — Rutgers, Rider, The College of New Jersey, Montclair, NJIT and Thomas Edison. Mercer County Community College has enjoyed four decades of excellence in two-year college athletics. Mercer offers intercollegiate competition in men's and women's soccer, basketball, and tennis; men's baseball and women's softball. Some sports offer scholarship opportunities for entering student athletes. The college is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and is authorized by the State of New Jersey's Commission on Higher Education to award associate degrees. Many of the college's academic programs are also accredited by national professional associations and their boards of certification.

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Did You Know?
For New Jersey public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,497 per year for in-state students and $7,130 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $9,858 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New Jersey community colleges have a 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. of 0.62, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Middlesex County College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.