Middlesex County College

School Highlights
  • Middlesex County College serves 10,894 students (46% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Middlesex County College is one of 2 community colleges within Middlesex County, NJ.
  • The nearest community college to Middlesex County College is DeVry University-New Jersey (8.7 miles away).

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School Overview

    Middlesex County College(NJ) Community College Avg.
    Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
    Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
    Institution ControlPublicPublic
    Total Faculty- staff234 staff
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    Student Body

    • The student population of Middlesex County College has declined by 6% over five years.
    • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 36:1 over five years.
    • The Middlesex County College diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
    Total Enrollment10,894 students7,040 students
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    Student : Teacher Ratio22:134:1
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    # Full-Time Students5,044 students3,412 students
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    # Part-Time Students5,850 students3,628 students
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    This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Middlesex County College.This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of NJ.
    % Asian
    16%
    5%
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    % Hispanic
    34%
    19%
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    % Black
    12%
    14%
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    % White
    28%
    48%
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    % Two or more races
    3%
    1%
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    % Non Resident races
    2%
    4%
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    % Unknown races
    5%
    9%
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    Diversity Score0.770.70
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    College Completion Rate
    14%
    19%
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    Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$40,500$36,100
    This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Middlesex County College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of NJ by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

    Finances and Admission

    • The public in-state tuition of $7,032 is more than the state average of $6,125. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
    • The public out-state tuition of $7,032 is less than the state average of $7,667. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
    In-State Tuition Fees$7,032$6,125
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    Out-State Tuition Fees$7,032$7,667
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    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid40%75%
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    Median Debt for Graduates$10,000$10,000
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    Median Debt for Dropouts$5,000$5,500
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    Acceptance Rate7%69%
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    Sports

    Total Sports Offered10 sports
    SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,
    Cross Country, Golf,
    Soccer, Softball,
    Tennis, 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 Clu
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

    School Notes

    • Founded in 1964 by the Middlesex County Board of Freeholders, the College now enrolls approximately 11,000 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.

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