Middlesex County College

School Highlights
  • Middlesex County College serves 11,673 students (49% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% 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
    Middlesex County College Total Faculty (2007-2012)

    Student Body

    • The student population of Middlesex County College has declined by 7% over five years.
    • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 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 Enrollment11,673 students7,040 students
    Middlesex County College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
    Student : Teacher Ratio11:134:1
    Middlesex County College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
    # Full-Time Students5,753 students3,412 students
    Middlesex County College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
    # Part-Time Students5,920 students3,628 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 Score0.770.70
    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 $6,125. 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 $7,667. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
    In-State Tuition Fees$6,650$6,125
    Middlesex County College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
    Out-State Tuition Fees$6,650$7,667
    Middlesex County College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid61%64%
    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 Rate7%69%
    Middlesex County College Percent Admitted (2014-2016)


    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,
    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.

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      Lincroft NJ  07738
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