Middlesex County College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,736
1.79% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$6,207
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
9.46%
Default Rate
2019 Enrolled Students
11,142
46.1% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
21.5%
401 Graduates

About

Middlesex County College is a higher education institution located in Middlesex County, NJ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Middlesex County College were .

In 2019, 1,465 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Middlesex County College. 57.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (512 degrees), 1.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (440 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Middlesex County College is $2,736, which is $-5,088 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Middlesex County College is $2,736, which is $-5,088 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $6,207.

In 2019, 41% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 6% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,736
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Middlesex County College was $2,736. The cost of tuition at Middlesex County College is $-5,088 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,824).

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Average Net Price

$6,207
2019 Value
24.6%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Middlesex County College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $6,207. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Middlesex County College grew by 24.6%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,633
Room and Board
$1,410
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Middlesex County College was of $15,633 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,410. The cost of room and board increased by 49.4% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.44% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

41%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
6%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

41% of undergraduate students at Middlesex County College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 2.5% with respect to 2018, when 40% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
9.46%
2017 Default Rate
72
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Middlesex County College was 9.46%, which represents 72 out of the 761 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Middlesex County College has a total enrollment of 11,142 students. The full-time enrollment at Middlesex County College is 5,139 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,003. This means that 46.1% of students enrolled at Middlesex County College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Middlesex County College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33.7% Hispanic or Latino, 27.2% White, 15.6% Asian, 11.7% Black or African American, 3.12% Two or More Races, 0.341% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.287% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Middlesex County College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (18.8%), followed by White Male (14.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (14.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

46.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Middlesex County College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,142 students. The full-time enrollment at Middlesex County College is 5,139 and the part-time enrollment is 6,003. This means that 46.1% of students enrolled at Middlesex County College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.9% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Middlesex County College was 69%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (61%), Middlesex County College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    3,753
  2. White
    3,028
  3. Asian
    1,741

The enrolled student population at Middlesex County College is 33.7% Hispanic or Latino, 27.2% White, 15.6% Asian, 11.7% Black or African American, 3.12% Two or More Races, 0.341% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.287% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44% White, 26.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 611 students (5.48%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 221 more women than men received degrees from Middlesex County College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Middlesex County College is white (512 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (440 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Middlesex County College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Middlesex County College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Physical Sciences (133 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (39 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (525 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Middlesex County College are Other managers (140,245 people), Police officers (138,696 people), Postsecondary teachers (92,316 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (86,334 people), and Software developers (82,589 people).

The most specialized majors at Middlesex County College are Physical Sciences (133 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (39 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (525 degrees), Protective Services (119 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (37 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Middlesex County College are Dentists, Surgeons, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Middlesex County College are Physical Sciences (133 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (39 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (525 degrees), Protective Services (119 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (37 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Middlesex County College are Justice, public order, & safety activities (342,326 people), Elementary & secondary schools (215,379 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (193,660 people), Computer Systems Design (115,545 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (110,206 people).

The most specialized majors at Middlesex County College are Physical Sciences (133 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (39 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (525 degrees), Protective Services (119 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (37 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Middlesex County College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Middlesex County College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

622
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
843
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 622 degrees were awarded to men at Middlesex County College, which is 0.738 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (843).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 213 degrees were awarded to men at Middlesex County College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.683 times less than the 312 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 312 degrees were awarded to women at Middlesex County College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.46 times more than the 213 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
22%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 6% of students graduating from Middlesex County College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 22% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (37%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Middlesex County College is Male and Two or More Races (37% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 3.74% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    512 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    440 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    227 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Middlesex County College is white (512 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (440 degrees).

3.69% of degree recipients (54 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    284 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    275 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    228 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Middlesex County College is white female (284 degrees awarded). There were 1.03 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (275 degrees).

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Operations

Middlesex County College has an endowment valued at nearly $18.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $514k (2.76%), compared to the 5.92% average return ($255k on $4.3M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2019, Middlesex County College had a total salary expenditure of $99.5M. Middlesex County College employs 39 Professors, 38 Assistant professors, and 37 Associate professors. Most academics at Middlesex County College are Female Associate professors (22), Male Professors(20), and Female Professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middlesex County College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 101 employees, Service, with 73 employees, and Management with 65 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$18.6M
2019 Endowment
23.8%
growth from 2018

Middlesex County College has an endowment valued at about $18.6M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Middlesex County College grew 23.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $14.3M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.77M - Federal
  2. $798k - State
  3. $51.8k - Local

As of 2019, Middlesex County College received $2.77M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $798k from state grants and contracts, and $51.8k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$46.9M
2019 Salaries
1.79%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Middlesex County College paid a median of $46.9M in salaries, which represents 47.1% of their overall expenditure ($99.5M) and a 1.79% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 15% growth from 2017 and a 5.29% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.6M (44.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.9M
Instructional Salaries
143
Number of Employees

In 2019, Middlesex County College paid a total of $13.9M to 143 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.1M (30.7%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
39 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
101 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Middlesex County College were Professor with 39 employees; Assistant professor with 38 employees; and Assistant professor with 37 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middlesex County College were Office and Administrative Support with 101 employees; Service with 73 employees; and Management with 65 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Middlesex County College was Female Associate professor with 22 employees, Male Professor with 20 employees, and Female Professor with 19 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Middlesex County College.

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