Middlesex County College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,592

1.89% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$7,659

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

12.2%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

11,371

47.3% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

18.1%

374 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 2016, 1,596 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Middlesex County College. 57% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (631 degrees), 1.63 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (386 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Middlesex County College is $2,592, which is $-4,728 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Middlesex County College is $2,592, which is $-4,728 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,659.

In 2016, 37% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 7% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,592

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Middlesex County College was $2,592. The cost of tuition at Middlesex County College is $-4,728 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$7,659

2016 Value

12.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Middlesex County College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,659. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Middlesex County College grew by 12.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,876

Room and Board

$1,700

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Middlesex County College was of $6,876 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,700. The cost of room and board decreased by 38.6% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

37%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

7%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

37% of undergraduate students at Middlesex County College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 22.9% with respect to 2015, when 48% 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.

12.2%

2015 Default Rate

130

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Middlesex County College was 12.2%, which represents 130 out of the 1069 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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Admissions

Middlesex County College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 11,371 students enrolled at Middlesex County College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Middlesex County College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Middlesex County College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Middlesex County College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Middlesex County College has a total enrollment of 11,371 students. The full-time enrollment at Middlesex County College is 5,379 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,992. This means that 47.3% of students enrolled at Middlesex County College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Middlesex County College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 31.2% Hispanic or Latino, 29.3% White, 15.2% Asian, 11.5% Black or African American, 2.77% Two or More Races, 0.369% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.317% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Middlesex County College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Hispanic or Latino Female (16.1%), followed by White Female (15.8%) and White Male (15.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

47.3%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Middlesex County College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 11,371 students. The full-time enrollment at Middlesex County College is 5,379 and the part-time enrollment is 5,992. This means that 47.3% of students enrolled at Middlesex County College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

69%

2016 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 (60%), 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

    3,544

  2. White

    3,328

  3. Asian

    1,731

The enrolled student population at Middlesex County College is 31.2% Hispanic or Latino, 29.3% White, 15.2% Asian, 11.5% Black or African American, 2.77% Two or More Races, 0.369% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.317% 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 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 821 students (7.22%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 222 more women than men received degrees from Middlesex County College. The majority of degree recipients at Middlesex County College are white (631 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (386 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 (142 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (29 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (639 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 Miscellaneous managers (177,193 people), Police officers (130,318 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (110,027 people), Postsecondary teachers (95,167 people), and Software developers, applications & systems software (75,084 people).

The most specialized majors at Middlesex County College are Physical Sciences (142 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (29 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (639 degrees), Protective Services (134 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, Dentists, Chief executives & legislators, and General & operations managers

The most specialized majors at Middlesex County College are Physical Sciences (142 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (29 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (639 degrees), Protective Services (134 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 (322,459 people), Elementary & secondary schools (199,167 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (179,930 people), Hospitals (120,326 people), and Computer Systems Design (118,218 people).

The most specialized majors at Middlesex County College are Physical Sciences (142 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (29 degrees), Liberal Arts & Humanities (639 degrees), Protective Services (134 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 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, 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

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 687

  2. 909

In 2016, 687 degrees were awarded to men at Middlesex County College, which is 0.756 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (909).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 228 degrees were awarded to men at Middlesex County College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.555 times less than the 411 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 411 degrees were awarded to women at Middlesex County College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.8 times more than the 228 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%

100% Completion Time

16%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 4% of students graduating from Middlesex County College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 16% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 24% 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.

American Indian or Alaska Native Male

Highest Graduation Rate (40%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Middlesex County College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (40% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 9.89% of graduates (37 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    631 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    386 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    194 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Middlesex County College is white (631 degrees awarded). There were 1.63 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (386 degrees).

8.08% of degree recipients (129 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    330 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    301 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    249 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Middlesex County College is white female (330 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (301 degrees).

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Operations

Middlesex County College has an endowment valued at nearly $11.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.27k (0.0373%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Middlesex County College had a total expenditure of $109M. Of that $109M, they spent $38.2M on salaries and $109M on benefits.

Middlesex County College employs 50 Associate professors, 42 Assistant professors, and 38 Professors. Most academics at Middlesex County College are Male Associate professors (25), Female Associate professors(25), and Female Assistant professors (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middlesex County College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 118 employees, Service, with 76 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 65 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$11.4M

2015 Endowment

2.29%

growth from 2014

Middlesex County College has an endowment valued at about $11.4M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Middlesex County College grew 2.29% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.32M 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. $1.39M - Federal

  2. $6.56M - State

  3. $910k - Local

As of 2015, Middlesex County College received $1.39M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.56M from state grants and contracts, and $910k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$38.2M

Salary Expenditure

$109M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Middlesex County College had a total expenditure of $109M. Of that $109M, they spent $38.2M on salaries and $109M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Middlesex County College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$38.2M

2015 Salaries

0.116%

decline from 2014

In 2015, Middlesex County College paid a median of $38.2M in salaries, which represents 35.1% of their overall expenditure ($109M) and a 0.116% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.67% decline from 2013 and a 0.64% decline from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 17.1M (52.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.4M

Instructional Salaries

139

Number of Employees

In 2015, Middlesex County College paid a total of $13.4M to 139 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

50 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

118 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Middlesex County College were Associate professor with 50 employees; Assistant professor with 42 employees; and Assistant professor with 38 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middlesex County College were Office and Administrative Support with 118 employees; Service with 76 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 65 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Associate professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Middlesex County College was Male Associate professor with 25 employees, Female Associate professor with 25 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 25 employees.

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

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