Middlesex County College

Middlesex County College

Middlesex County College's central campus is situated in Edison, Massachusetts. The college offers enrollment to more than 11,000 students. This 2-year community college has two urban campuses in:

  • Perth Amboy
  • New Brunswick

The college has more than 300 part-time and 200 full-time faculty members. Degrees offered include:

  • Associate in Applied Science
  • Associate in Science
  • Associate in Fine Arts
  • Associate in Arts

Middlesex County College has cross country, indoor track & field, golf, softball, and wrestling teams. There are also separate men's and women's basketball and soccer teams. The sports teams of the college are members of the Region XIX of the NJCAA. Danny Pintauro, a famous American actor, graduated from this college.

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Contacting Middlesex County College

Middlesex County College
2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison , NJ 08818-3050
General Phone: (732) 548-6000

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Middlesex County College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts326liberal arts and sciences
Business and Management178business management, accounting, accounting technology, small business management, marketing, merchandising sales and marketing
Education and Teaching129teacher aide
Security and Law Enforcement100corrections, criminal justice and police, fire protection tech
Science80physical sciences
Medical Support and Technology75dental hygienist, pharmacy tech, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, medical lab tech
Engineering Technician41civil engineering tech, electronics tech, HVAC tech, energy systems tech, environmental control tech, automotive tech, mechanical engineering tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine34registered nursing
Media26graphic communications courses
Hospitality23hotel management
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy22rehabilitation, dietitian assistant
Computer Science and Engineering21computer and info science, computer programming
Law17legal assistant
Art Studies13visual and performing arts
Office and Administration12administrative assistant
Medicine6health professions
Engineering5engineering science
Science and Laboratory Technician3chemical tech

Number of programs and degrees for Middlesex County College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree1,08333
Award of less than 1 academic year73
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years217

Middlesex County College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Middlesex County College had a total enrollment of 12,097 students (9,337 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 41%
Black 10%
Hispanic 18%
Asian 16%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 12%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 31%
20-21 23%
22-24 16%
25-29 11%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 5%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Jersey99%

Middlesex County College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 64 %
Part-Time 45 %

Middlesex County College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Edison, New Jersey for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New Jersey Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Middlesex County College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 6,624
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,624
Books and supplies $ 1,483

Financial Aid:
Middlesex County College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 261500)

Middlesex County College Faculty

Middlesex County College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track139
Non-tenured and not on tenure track45

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year19$106,59815$96,179
Associate professoracademic year23$87,29326$84,795
Assistant professoracademic year28$74,99130$68,951
Instructoracademic year11$59,24412$57,545
No academic rankacademic year0*3$63,884
All faculty totalacademic year81$83,76086$76,722

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Middlesex County College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Small Business Administration/Management
Specialized Merchandising, Sales, and Marketing Operations, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Teacher Assistant/Aide

Engineering Science

Engineering Technician
Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians, Other
Heating/AC/Refrigeration Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Graphic Communications, Other

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Dietitian Assistant
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Physical Sciences

Science And Laboratory Technician
Chemical Technology/Technician

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician

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What Sets Middlesex County College Apart:

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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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