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IPEDS ID: 185536
OPE ID: 00261500
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Middlesex County College
2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, New Jersey 08818-3050
General information:  (732) 548-6000
Website:  www.middlesexcc.edu
Type:  2-year, Public
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  12,602 (all undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  20 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Suburban-serving Single Campus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
5%
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty173954
Instructional170951
Research and public service33
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees
In-district$3,598$3,547$3,548$3,350-5.6%
In-state$7,043$7,044$7,045$6,650-5.6%
Out-of-state$7,043$7,044$7,045$6,650-5.6%
Books and supplies$1,557$1,635$1,700$1,7000.0%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Room and board$9,496$9,496$9,496$11,20017.9%
Other$3,694$3,694$3,694$4,20013.7%
Off Campus with Family
Other$3,433$3,430$3,700$3,7501.4%
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
In-district
Off Campus$18,345$18,372$18,438$20,45010.9%
Off Campus with Family$8,588$8,612$8,948$8,800-1.7%
In-state
Off Campus$21,790$21,869$21,935$23,7508.3%
Off Campus with Family$12,033$12,109$12,445$12,100-2.8%
Out-of-state
Off Campus$21,790$21,869$21,935$23,7508.3%
Off Campus with Family$12,033$12,109$12,445$12,100-2.8%
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Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid11,11552%————
Grant or scholarship aid96445%$4,934,197$5,118
Federal grants87341%$3,830,427$4,388
Pell grants87341%$3,790,552$4,342
Other federal grants462%$39,875$867
State/local government grant or scholarships50624%$1,079,194$2,133
Institutional grants or scholarships241%$24,576$1,024
Student loan aid23511%$945,144$4,022
Federal student loans22911%$927,144$4,049
Other student loans60%$18,000$3,000
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid15,67244%$28,092,440$4,953
Pell grants4,96138%$16,552,692$3,337
Federal student loans1,87115%$6,370,620$3,405
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2010-20112011-20122012-2013
Average net price$4,756$4,922$5,574
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$4,904$5,195$5,713
$30,001 – $48,000$5,988$6,088$5,957
$48,001 – $75,000$8,453$8,390$10,209
$75,001 – $110,000$9,910$10,014$10,382
$110,001 and more$10,091$10,065$10,417
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2013
Total enrollment (all undergraduate)12,602
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment388
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 53%
Part-time: 47%Student Gender:
Male: 47%
Female: 53%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 11%
Black or African American: 11%
Hispanic/Latino: 27%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 1%
White: 33%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 12%
Non-resident alien: 2%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 75%
25 and over: 25%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 100%
Out-of-state: 0%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2012.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 1%
Enrolled in some distance education: 7%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 92%
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $25
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students
Student retention:
Full-time students: 64%
Part-time students: 48%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Returned in Fall 2013
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 60 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2013.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 14%
Transfer-out rate: 19%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by gender
Overall graduation rate by gender:
Male: 11%
Female: 17%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity
Overall graduation rate by race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 13%
Asian: 18%
Black or African American: 5%
Hispanic/Latino: 9%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 22%
White: 18%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 10%
Non-resident alien: 17%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Graduated Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Graduation Rates by Time to Completion

Graduation rates can be measured over different lengths of time. "Normal time" is the typical amount of time it takes full-time students to complete their program. For example, the "normal" amount of time for many associate's degree programs is 2 years. Not all students complete within the normal time, so graduation rates are measured by other lengths of time as well, including "150% of normal time" (e.g., 3 years for a 2-year program) and "200% of normal time," or twice as long as the normal time (e.g., 4 years for a 2-year program).

Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in Fall 2009 or Fall 2010, by Time to Completion
Graduation Rates for Students Who Began Their Program in Fall 2009 or Fall 2010, by Time to Completion
[Students who began in Fall 2009]
Within "Normal time" for the program: 4%
Within 150% of "Normal time" for the program: 15%
Within Twice as Long as "Normal time" for the program: 22%
[Students who began in Fall 2010]
Within "Normal time" for the program: 3%
Within 150% of "Normal time" for the program: 14%
Within Twice as Long as "Normal time" for the program: %
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
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Certificate
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Certificate
Associate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting--19
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping30-
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General--0
Auditing4--
Business Administration and Management, General--131
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management0028
Management Information Systems, General0--
Marketing/Marketing Management, General--7
Small Business Administration/Management--6
Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations, Other--8
Category total70199
Communication Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Graphic Communications, Other--22
Category total--22
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General--17
Computer Programming/Programmer, General70-
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications02-
Category total7217
Education
Teacher Assistant/Aide0470
Category total0470
Engineering
Engineering Science--23
Category total--23
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician--4
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician-111
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology7--
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician--12
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician--0
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians, Other--0
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other--9
Industrial Technology/Technician--0
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician409
Category total11145
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician--12
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist--27
Dietitian Assistant--13
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other--11
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General0513
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist--30
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse--62
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other--8
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist--0
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling04-
Category total09176
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Corrections-1-
Criminal Justice/Police Science--125
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician--2
Category total-1127
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal1911
Category total1911
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies--566
Category total--566
Personal and Culinary Services
Culinary Arts/Chef Training43-
Category total43-
Physical Sciences
Physical Sciences--91
Category total--91
Visual and Performing Arts
Design and Applied Arts, Other--7
Visual and Performing Arts, General--15
Category total--22
Grand total30291,369
2012-2013 Varsity Athletes
NJCAA Division III MenWomen
Baseball25
Basketball148
Golf5
Soccer1515
Softball14
Track and Field, Outdoor169
Track and Field, X-Country72
Volleyball12
Wrestling10
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education1/1/1970 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program1/1/1980 -  Accredited
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. – May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs2/26/2010 -  Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
Dental Hygiene (DH)5/14/1970 -  Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers(!)12/1/1970 -  Accredited
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2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations110
Liquor law violations100
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault001
Burglary220
Motor vehicle theft011
Arson000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201120102009
Default rate7.0%10.8%13.3%
Number in default6992118
Number in repayment983850883
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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