Middlesex Community College (166887)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$576
2022 Average Net Price
$3,265
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.44%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
7,770
20.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
16.5%
129 Graduates

About

Middlesex Community College (166887) is a higher education institution located in Middlesex County, MA. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Middlesex Community College (166887) were Liberal Arts & Sciences (155 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (138 degrees), and General Studies (78 degrees).

In 2022, 898 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Middlesex Community College (166887). 61.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (535 degrees), 3.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (153 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Middlesex Community College (166887) is $576, which is $−7,536 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Middlesex Community College (166887) is $576, which is $−7,536 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $3,265.

In 2022, 91% of undergraduate students attending Middlesex Community College (166887) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 8% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$576
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Middlesex Community College (166887) was $576. The cost of tuition at Middlesex Community College (166887) is $−7,536 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$3,265
2022 Value
37.9%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Middlesex Community College (166887) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $3,265. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Middlesex Community College (166887) grew by 37.9%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,500
Room and Board
$1,100
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Middlesex Community College (166887) was of $10,500 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.06% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
8%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Middlesex Community College (166887) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 23% with respect to 2021, when 74% 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.
2.44%
2019 Default Rate
20
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Middlesex Community College (166887) was 2.44%, which represents 20 out of the 820 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 Community College (166887) had a total enrollment of 7,770 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Middlesex Community College (166887) is 1,599 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,171. This means that 20.6% of students enrolled at Middlesex Community College (166887) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Middlesex Community College (166887), both undergraduate and graduate, is 47.6% White, 19.5% Hispanic or Latino, 16.1% Asian, 9% Black or African American, 3.05% Two or More Races, 0.103% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0901% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Middlesex Community College (166887) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.1%), followed by White Male (25.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

20.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Middlesex Community College (166887) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,770 students. The full-time enrollment at Middlesex Community College (166887) is 1,599 and the part-time enrollment is 6,171. This means that 20.6% of students enrolled at Middlesex Community College (166887) are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

57%
2022 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 Community College (166887) was 57%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Middlesex Community College (166887) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,697 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,517 enrolled students
  3. Asian
    1,253 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Middlesex Community College (166887) is 47.6% White, 19.5% Hispanic or Latino, 16.1% Asian, 9% Black or African American, 3.05% Two or More Races, 0.103% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0901% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% 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, 136 students (1.75%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 200 more women than men received degrees from Middlesex Community College (166887). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Middlesex Community College (166887) is white (535 degrees awarded). There were 3.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (153 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Middlesex Community College (166887) is Liberal Arts & Sciences (155 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (138 degrees) and General Studies (78 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Middlesex Community College (166887), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (68 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (233 degrees), and Legal (24 degrees).

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 Community College (166887) are Police officers (135,096 people), Other managers (96,137 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (81,677 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (51,412 people), and Software developers (41,794 people).

The most specialized majors at Middlesex Community College (166887) in 2022 are Science Technologies (68 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (233 degrees), Legal (24 degrees), Engineering Technologies (27 degrees), and Protective Services (44 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Community College (166887) are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Skincare specialists, and Photographic process workers & processing machine operators

The most specialized majors at Middlesex Community College (166887) are Science Technologies (68 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (233 degrees), Legal (24 degrees), Engineering Technologies (27 degrees), and Protective Services (44 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Community College (166887) are Justice, public order, & safety activities (324,977 people), Elementary & secondary schools (174,560 people), Computer Systems Design (78,160 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (70,072 people), and Construction (67,801 people).

The most specialized majors at Middlesex Community College (166887) are Science Technologies (68 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (233 degrees), Legal (24 degrees), Engineering Technologies (27 degrees), and Protective Services (44 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Middlesex Community College (166887).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 155 degrees awarded
  2. 138 degrees awarded
  3. 78 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Middlesex Community College (166887) was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 155 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

349
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
549
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 349 degrees were awarded to men at Middlesex Community College (166887), which is 0.636 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (549).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 73 degrees were awarded to men at Middlesex Community College (166887) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.973 times less than the 75 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 86 degrees were awarded to men at Middlesex Community College (166887) in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.25 times more than the 69 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

10%
100% Completion Time
21%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 10% of students graduating from Middlesex Community College (166887) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 21% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 27% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (25.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Middlesex Community College (166887) is Female and White (25.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 1.55% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    535 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    153 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    106 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Middlesex Community College (166887) is white (535 degrees awarded). There were 3.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (153 degrees).

0.445% of degree recipients (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    299 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    236 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    102 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Middlesex Community College (166887) is white female (299 degrees awarded). There were 1.27 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (236 degrees).

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Operations

Middlesex Community College (166887) employs 68 Professors, 24 Associate professors and 9 Assistant professors. Most academics at Middlesex Community College (166887) are Female Professor (48), Male Professor (20), and Female Associate professor (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middlesex Community College (166887) are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 70 employees, Management, with 54 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 39 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $4.69M - Federal
  2. $4.76M - State
  3. $721k - Local

As of 2022, Middlesex Community College (166887) received $4.69M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.76M from state grants and contracts, and $721k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$36.9M
2022 Salaries
0.497%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Middlesex Community College (166887) paid a median of $36.9M in salaries, a 0.497% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.82M
Instructional Salaries
101
Number of Employees

In 2022, Middlesex Community College (166887) paid a total of $6.82M to 101 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
68 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
70 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Middlesex Community College (166887) were Professor with 68 employees, Associate professor with 24 employees, and Assistant professor with 9 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middlesex Community College (166887) were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 70 employees, Management with 54 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 39 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Middlesex Community College (166887) was Female Professor with 48 employees, Male Professor with 20 employees, and Female Associate professor with 17 employees.

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