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Everything Your Student Needs to Succeed!

Academic Advising - information about degree requirements, courses, and career/educational goals.
Health & Safety - diagnostic screenings, immunizations, health counseling, first aid, and urgent care.
Career Services - job search resources, job search resources, co-op & internship help and more!
Counseling Services - professional counselors to help students with career choices, majors, transfers, and personal concerns.
Transfer Services - advises students on course requirements so they can transfer to a Bachelor Degree program.
Disability Services - classroom support, adapted testing, adaptive technology, sign language interpreters and more.
Tutoring Services - free academic support for a variety of subjects including tutoring for developmental classes.
Educational Opportunity Fund - Offers financial assistance, counseling, tutoring and more for minority and disadvantaged students.
Veterans Services - helps military veterans and current service members make a smooth transition to college.

Paying for College

You Can Afford Middlesex County College!

Tuition for in-county
residents is only
$114/credit hour.

A Payment Option Plan is available if you are registering for six or more credits in the same semester.

You can also
pay your bill online

You can afford MCC!
Over half of our full-time students receive need-based financial aid

Let us help you find
scholarships, grants,
loans, work study,
and other types of
aid to help you offset
the cost of school.

Since 1967, more than
15,000 students have
received scholarships
in excess of
10 million dollars

Students can visit the
Scholarships website to
search for MCC
scholarships and find
links to other resources.

Students who graduate in the top 15% of their
high school class
may qualify for the
NJ STARS program.

These students receive
free tuition to Middlesex
County College, but
students are responsible
for fees and books.

How Much Will You Save?
Our graduates start at Middlesex and transfer to prestigious colleges and universities such as Kean, Rutgers, NYU, Columbia, and more. They get the same degree, but SAVE THOUSANDS off the cost of tuition! The blue column shows the cost of tuition for 4 years of college if you attend MCC for 2 years and then transfer to another school for 2 years. The orange column shows the cost of tuition if you spend all 4 years at another school. Look how much you can save!
tuition comparison chart

90 Degree & Certificate Programs

Get More Job Opportunities & Higher Pay


In 2018, sixty percent of U.S. job openings required some college education.


A student-to-teacher ratio of 22:1 allows students to develop personal relationships with their professors.


is the amount of annual pay increase an Associate degree holder earns over those with only a high school diploma.


Licensees and certificate holders earn 27% more than those with a BA alone.
Meet Ashley Unglert
ashley Ashley Unglert stood in the hall outside her first Honors class at Middlesex County College and wondered what she had gotten into. The class was "Biology for Non-Majors." What was she doing here? She didn't even like biology. "It was intimidating," she said. "All these students looked so smart. I was worried. But then Professor Donna-Marie Gardener comes bursting through the door and shouts 'biology is fun!' And you know what? It was."
Ms. Unglert grew up in Old Bridge and went to East Brunswick Vo-Tech High School. She graduated from Middlesex County College in May of 2010 with a degree in Liberal Arts/History and is now at Columbia University. So far, she is a straight A student there. "If you told me five years ago that I would have been attending Columbia University, I would have laughed," Ms. Unglert said. She credits the Honors program with giving her the confidence to succeed. "If it wasn't for Professor Gardener, I never would have applied to Columbia," she said. "She taught me how to take a class with a lot of content and manage it - divide it into manageable chunks and handle each one." Ms. Unglert also took a mythology class with Professor Spano and loved it as well. "He taught me to think outside the box, which is extremely helpful at Columbia," she said. She also said the program allows students to develop a personal relationship with their professors. "Honors classes are very small - at most 15 students per class, so you really get to know your professors," she said. "The Honors Program is amazing. It changed my life."

Degree Program Showcase

Earn a Degree In These High Demand Jobs!


Students choose from one of three biology curricula: traditional biology major, pre-professional and biotechnology. These curricula parallel the first two years of a baccalaureate degree in biology.

The Biotechnology curriculum prepares the students for biotechnology/biosciences programs at four-year institutions and for a future career in biotechnology. The students in this program acquire knowledge in general biology, inorganic and organic chemistry, genetics, microbiology, cell biology and molecular biology. The students will acquire competence in laboratory techniques and instrumentation that are relevant to the biotechnology industry. This degree transfers seamlessly (without loss of credit) to the Biotechnology B.S. degree at Rutgers University and to other universities.

Nursing Program

This program prepares students for entry-level positions in nursing and for taking the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). It has been approved by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing, the New Jersey Council of Presidents, and Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN).

The standard duration of this Associate Degree program is four semesters (two years). Many students elect to take the science and general education courses required in the program before entry into the program. However, the four nursing courses must be taken in sequence and still require four semesters before graduation. Each nursing course may require Monday through Friday attendance.

Dental Hygiene Program

Middlesex County College offers an Associate in Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene. The curriculum is rigorous and includes general education, science courses and dental hygiene courses. Students complete two years of academic study including clinical practice under the supervision of Middlesex County College faculty in the college’s Dental Hygiene clinic and external clinical practice sites. General education and science courses may be completed prior to admission to the program or concurrently with the dental hygiene program courses.

During the final semester of the program, students are eligible to take the Dental Hygiene National Board and the North East Regional Board Examinations. Upon graduation and successful completion of these board examinations, the graduate may apply for and take a state licensure examination.

Radiography Education

The Radiography Education Program includes general education and science courses. Extensive study in the field of radiography is designed to provide comprehensive, theoretical and practical knowledge and skills. Instruction takes place in well-equipped classrooms, small study group areas, and energized radiographic rooms with a fully operating digital and film processing.

Rapid growth in the medical field has created demand for individuals trained in this allied health profession. In addition to hospital work, graduates prepare for positions in private physician’s offices, clinics, x-ray manufacturing firms, film companies, and portable x-ray companies

Graduates of the program are eligible to take the AMERICAN REGISTRY EXAMINATION and upon successful passage, are eligible for a New Jersey State License.

Smooth Transfers

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Frequently Asked Questions

Not sure what questions to ask? Here’s a good place to start.

Is there an application fee?
Yes, there is a $25 application fee. You can click here to complete the application online.

What information am I entitled to know about my student?
FERPA, The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, is a federal mandate that requires Middlesex County College to protect the privacy of students. Under FERPA, the College cannot disclose information, including academic, without written permission from the student (even if you are paying the tuition!).

My child has a documented disability. What assistance is available?
Middlesex County College welcomes students with disabilities and has a very active Disability Service Office located in the Department of Counseling and Career Services. While there is no special education in College, the Disability Services staff assists students in coordinating accommodations with their faculty, provides testing accommodations, note taking support, assistive technology as well as other accommodations based on a student’s disability and documentation. Students should call the Disability Services Office at (732) 906-2546 to meet with a disability services counselor to discuss their needs and available services. College able students who have a learning disability may also be interested in our comprehensive support service program, Project Connections. Interested students need to apply to Project Connections by Feb. 15 of the year prior to starting at the College. See the website for additional details.

What learning support services are available?
There is a full array of academic support services, including the Tutoring Center, Johnson Commons Learning Center, and Computer Labs.

How safe is the campus?
The College Police Department is operational 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. There is always a police officer(s) on duty to respond to calls for service. Our officers are fully trained, commissioned, and armed. They are also trained as first responders for medical emergencies.

Police and public safety services include crime prevention, lost and found property control, emergency/disaster management, crime and accident investigation, parking enforcement, security escort services, building security and vehicle assistance with breakdowns and lockouts.

Is Financial Aid available?
More than 50% of our students receive some form of aid. General eligibility for most federal, state, and institutional aid programs is based on financial need and/or academic achievement. Aid is available in several forms: grants, scholarships, loans and student employment programs. You can get an estimate of your eligibility for federal student aid by going

Who can I contact for additional information?
Our counselors will be happy to speak with you on the phone or arrange a meeting. The hours for the Admission Office are Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Do you offer campus tours?
We welcome visitors and their families throughout the year. Please contact the Admissions Office to schedule a tour. Or, fill out our online Request a Visit form and tell us what you’d like to do while you’re here.

Campus Life

Fun Activities For Every Interest!

Middlesex County College offers so many fun clubs and organizations that it’s easy to get involved. Our students say it feels like being at a 4-year school. Visit the Office of Student Activities for a complete list of social, cultural and recreational activities offered at MCC.
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