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About Us

Welcome to Middlesex County College! We’re the perfect choice if you’re looking to explore different fields of study, jump-start your career, or design your own path toward a bachelor’s degree and beyond.

Middlesex County College partners with students to make their college experience exciting and rewarding. We offer small classes, leading-edge studies, valuable resources such as our numerous computer labs, a wide variety student activities, and dedicated faculty who are there when you need them to open new worlds.

Facts & Figures

President: Dr. Mark McCormick
Founded: 1964
Campus Location: 2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, NJ 08837
Centers in: New Brunswick and Perth Amboy
Colors: Blue and White
Mascot: Blue Colt
Accredited by: Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Mission: The mission of Middlesex County College is to provide access to a quality, affordable education for a diverse population, to support student success for lifelong learning, and to strengthen the economic, social and cultural life of the community.
Donations: Middlesex County College Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. $737,177 in scholarships were awarded to 412 students.

Our Students

Headcount: 10,085 (credit, fall 2020)
Full Time: 44%
Part Time: 56%
Vets and Military Students: 206
Student to Faculty Ratio: 22 to 1
Career Degree Programs: 17%
Transfer Degree Programs: 70%
Undeclared: 13%
18% of Middlesex County College high school graduates enroll at Middlesex County College.
Noncredit Enrollments FY20: 6,951

Average Age

Female Pct: 56%
Male Pct: 44%

Hispanic Pct: 32%
White Pct: 27%
Asian Pct: 16%
Black Pct: 12%
Unknown Pct: 6%
Two or more Pct: 3%
Nonresident Alien: 3%
American Indian: 0%
Native Hawaiian: 0%

Pct. of student w/ need-based aid: 46%
Pct. of full-time student with household income less than $30k: 26%


Woodbridge Twp. 12%
Edison Twp. 11%
East Brunswick 8%
Perth Amboy 8%
Piscataway 6%
North Brunswick 6%
New Brunswick 6%
Sayreville 5%
South Brunswick 4%
Carteret 4%
Old Bridge 3%
South Plainfield 3%
Monroe 3%
South Amboy 2%
South River 2%
Metuchen 2%
Highland Park 2%
Spotswood 1%
Middlesex Boro 1%
Milltown 1%
Dunellen 1%
Helmetta 0%

222 international students representing 38 countries.


Number of alumni: 60,157

Popular transfer colleges and universities (FY19: graduated and transferred)

  • Rutgers University – New Brunswick: 304
  • Kean University: 167
  • Rutgers University – Newark: 97
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology: 50
  • New Jersey City University: 46
  • Montclair State University: 35
  • Felician University: 22
  • Chamberlain University: 17
  • Rutgers University – Camden: 10
  • Rowan University: 10

Graduation and Transfer rate (Cohort 2016): 40%
Retention Rate (Cohort 2019 Fall to Fall): 64%

Local Impact

Economic: $528 million annually
Grants Received: Over $5 million
36 buildings on nearly 200 acres

Academic Programs/Services

Degree & Certificate Programs
74 Associate Degree Programs
16 Certificate Programs

Selected Majors
18% STEM
18% Liberal Arts
17% Business, Accounting, and Legal Studies
16% Health
4% Education
7% Protective Services
20% Other

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