Middlesex College

School Highlights

Middlesex College serves 9,483 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 60%.

Top Rankings

Middlesex College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in New Jersey for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 673 teachers has grown by 97% over five years.
Middlesex College(NJ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty673 staff445 staff
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Number of Programs Offered7225
School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Middlesex College has declined by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 38:1 over five years.
The Middlesex College diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.74. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment9,483 students5,858 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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# Full-Time Students3,894 students2,576 students
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# Part-Time Students5,589 students3,282 students
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% Asian
16%
6%
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% Hispanic
34%
26%
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% Black
12%
14%
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% White
27%
40%
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% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
5%
10%
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Diversity Score0.770.74
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College Completion Rate
22%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,500$36,100
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,996 is less than the state average of $5,616. The in-state tuition has declined by 41% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,992 is more than the state average of $7,703. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,996$5,616
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,992$7,703
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid57%76%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,840$11,242
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,000$5,500
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Acceptance Rate100%69%
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Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Golf,
Soccer, Softball,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.56 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Advocates for Students with Learning Differences, African Diaspora Alliance, Alpha Delta Nu, Alpha Mu Gamma, ASEZ, Association of MCC Nursing Students, Business Club, Catholic Campus Ministry, Computer Science Club, CRU, Earth Science Club, Educational Opportunity Fund Club, Fine Arts Club, French Club, Geek Index, Hallyu Club, Healthy Active Minds, Hindu Student Council, History & Human Rights Awareness Club, Humanities Honor Society, Indian Student Association, Juvenile Justice Reform Club, Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Pi, MCC Community Gospel Choir, MCC Feminist Collective, Multi-Cultural Club, Music Club, Muslim Student Association, New Brunswick Center Club, Organization of Latino Unity, Phi Theta Kappa, Philosophy Club, Physics Society, Pokemon Go Club, Psi Beta, Rotaract Club, Sexuality and Gender Acceptance, Social Club, STEM, Student American Dental Hygienists, Student Association of Radiographers, Super Smash Brothers Club, United Students of Perth Amboy, Veterans and Service Members Association, Volunteers in Action

Arts and Music Programs:
Backstage Players, Blue Colt Radio, Blue Colt Vibe, Improv Club, Quo Vadis Student Newspaper

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Dance Club, Kung Fu & Self Defense, Martial Arts, Step Team, Track and Field Club
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Founded in 1964 by the Middlesex County Board of Freeholders, the College now enrolls approximately 10,000 students. The campus population is diverse, with students from 64 different countries in attendance, 34% Hispanic, 28% White, 16% Asian, 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.

Profile last updated: 07/12/2022

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