Middlesex County College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,640
1.85% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$8,163
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
10.9%
Default Rate
2017 Enrolled Students
11,381
47.2% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
17.7%
341 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 2017, 1,553 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Middlesex County College. 56.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (573 degrees), 1.42 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (404 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Middlesex County College is $2,640, which is $-4,774 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Middlesex County College is $2,640, which is $-4,774 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $8,163.

In 2017, 38% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 6% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,640
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Middlesex County College was $2,640. The cost of tuition at Middlesex County College is $-4,774 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,414).

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Average Net Price

$8,163
2017 Value
6.58%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Middlesex County College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $8,163. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Middlesex County College grew by 6.58%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,467
Room and Board
$1,380
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Middlesex County College was of $10,467 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,380. The cost of room and board increased by 52.2% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 18.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

38%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
6%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

38% of undergraduate students at Middlesex County College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.7% with respect to 2016, when 37% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Middlesex County College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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.
10.9%
2016 Default Rate
93
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Middlesex County College was 10.9%, which represents 93 out of the 853 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 11,381 students. The full-time enrollment at Middlesex County College is 5,369 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,012. This means that 47.2% of students enrolled at Middlesex County College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Middlesex County College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 32.8% Hispanic or Latino, 28.7% White, 15.3% Asian, 11.9% Black or African American, 2.53% Two or More Races, 0.369% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.29% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Middlesex County College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (17.4%), followed by White Male (15.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (14.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Middlesex County College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,381 students. The full-time enrollment at Middlesex County College is 5,369 and the part-time enrollment is 6,012. This means that 47.2% of students enrolled at Middlesex County College are enrolled full-time compared with 36% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

70%
2017 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 70%. 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
    3,734
  2. White
    3,271
  3. Asian
    1,746

The enrolled student population at Middlesex County College is 32.8% Hispanic or Latino, 28.7% White, 15.3% Asian, 11.9% Black or African American, 2.53% Two or More Races, 0.369% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.29% 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 45.9% White, 25.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.8% 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, 687 students (6.04%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 207 more women than men received degrees from Middlesex County College. The majority of degree recipients at Middlesex County College are white (573 degrees awarded). There were 1.42 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (404 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 Communication Technologies (46 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (131 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (557 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 (144,563 people), Police officers (123,908 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (119,945 people), Postsecondary teachers (90,385 people), and Physicians (71,871 people).

The most specialized majors at Middlesex County College are Communication Technologies (46 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (131 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (557 degrees), Protective Services (154 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (45 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 Physicians, Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Marketing managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Middlesex County College are Communication Technologies (46 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (131 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (557 degrees), Protective Services (154 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (45 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 (308,515 people), Elementary & secondary schools (219,360 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (192,934 people), Computer Systems Design (121,832 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (113,134 people).

The most specialized majors at Middlesex County College are Communication Technologies (46 degrees awarded), Physical Sciences (131 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (557 degrees), Protective Services (154 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (45 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 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 673
  2. 880

In 2017, 673 degrees were awarded to men at Middlesex County College, which is 0.765 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (880).

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 majors at Middlesex County College by degrees awarded.

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 220 degrees were awarded to men at Middlesex County College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.653 times less than the 337 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 337 degrees were awarded to women at Middlesex County College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.53 times more than the 220 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

5%
100% Completion Time
18%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 5% of students graduating from Middlesex County College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 18% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 25% 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.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (28.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Middlesex County College is Female and White (28.6% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 5.28% of graduates (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    573 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    404 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    231 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Middlesex County College is white (573 degrees awarded). There were 1.42 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (404 degrees).

7.15% of degree recipients (111 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    326 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    247 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    239 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Middlesex County College is white female (326 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (247 degrees).

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Operations

Middlesex County College has an endowment valued at nearly $16M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $15.1k (0.0941%), compared to the 2.22% average return ($81.1k on $3.66M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2017, Middlesex County College had a total salary expenditure of $109M. Middlesex County College employs 44 Associate professors, 41 Professors, and 40 Assistant professors. Most academics at Middlesex County College are Female Assistant professors (23), Male Professors(22), and Male Associate professors (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middlesex County College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 126 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 72 employees, and Service with 67 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$16M
2017 Endowment
42.3%
growth from 2016

Middlesex County College has an endowment valued at about $16M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Middlesex County College grew 42.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $12.3M 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. $2.08M - Federal
  2. $4.84M - State
  3. $331k - Local

As of 2017, Middlesex County College received $2.08M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.84M from state grants and contracts, and $331k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$40M
2017 Salaries
5.29%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Middlesex County College paid a median of $40M in salaries, which represents 36.6% of their overall expenditure ($109M) and a 5.29% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.542% decline from 2015 and a 0.116% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.9M (41.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.5M
Instructional Salaries
147
Number of Employees

In 2017, Middlesex County College paid a total of $12.5M to 147 employees working as instructors, which represents 31.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $7.66M (28%) for similar Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
44 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
126 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Middlesex County College were Associate professor with 44 employees; Professor with 41 employees; and Professor with 40 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middlesex County College were Office and Administrative Support with 126 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 72 employees; and Service with 67 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Middlesex County College was Female Assistant professor with 23 employees, Male Professor with 22 employees, and Male Associate professor with 22 employees.

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

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