Middlesex County College

2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, NJ 08818-3050
Tel: (732)548-6000
School Highlights
  • Middlesex County College serves 11,673 students (49% of students are full-time).
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Middlesex County College is one of 2 community colleges within Middlesex County, NJ.
  • The nearest community college is DeVry University-New Jersey (8.70 miles away).

School Overview

Middlesex County College (NJ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty - staff 234 staff
Middlesex County College Total Faculty (2007-2012)

Student Body

  • The student population of 11,673 has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 11,673 students 7,040 students
Middlesex County College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 0:1 34:1
Middlesex County College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2012)
# Full-Time Students 5,753 students 3,412 students
Middlesex County College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 5,920 students 3,628 students
Middlesex County College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Middlesex County College Enrollment Breakdown NJ All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Middlesex County College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Middlesex County College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Middlesex County College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Middlesex County College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
% Two or more races
Middlesex County College More (2012-2016)
% Non Resident races
Middlesex County College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Middlesex County College Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.77 0.69
Middlesex County College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Middlesex County College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $40,500 $36,100
Middlesex County College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $6,650 is more than the state average of $6,250. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $6,650 is less than the state average of $7,839. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $6,650 $6,250
Middlesex County College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,650 $7,839
Middlesex County College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 61% 75%
Middlesex County College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2013)
Median Debt for Graduates $10,000 $10,000
Middlesex County College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,000 $5,500
Middlesex County College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate 7% 69%
Middlesex County College Percent Admitted (2014-2016)


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,
Cross Country, Golf,
Soccer, Softball,
Tennis, Track and Field,
Volleyball, Wrestling,
Source: 2016 (or 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
  • DeVry University-New Jersey
    Pivate, for profit
    1,546 students | 8.70 Mi630 US Hwy. One
    North Brunswick NJ  8902
  • Pillar College
    Private, non-profit
    478 students | 10.90 Mi60 Park Place, Suite 701
    Newark NJ  7102
  • 11,781 students | 11.30 Mi1033 Springfield Ave
    Cranford NJ  07016
  • 694 students | 12.10 Mi2 Teleport Drive, Corporate Commons Two, Suite 203
    Staten Island NY  10311
  • 14,144 students | 17.80 Mi765 Newman Springs Rd
    Lincroft NJ  07738
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Did You Know?
For New Jersey public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,250 per year for in-state students and $7,839 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $20,294 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 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Union County College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.