Middlesex County College: Narrative Description

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2600 Woodbridge Ave., PO Box 3050
Edison, NJ 08818-3050
Tel: (732)548-6000; Admissions: (732)906-4243; Web Site: http://www.middlesexcc.edu/

Description: County-supported, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1964. Setting: 200-acre suburban campus with easy access to New York City. Total enrollment: 11,276. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 21:1. 9,394 applied, 69% were admitted. Students come from 4 states and territories, 44% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, independent study, distance learning, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c).

Entrance Requirements: Open admission exceptions: dental hygiene, nursing, radiography, medical laboratory technology, psychosocial rehabilitation, respiratory care and automotive technology programs. Options: Peterson's Universal Application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: National League of Nursing Exam for most health-related programs. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous. Preference given to county residents.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $25. Area resident tuition: $1764 full-time, $73.50 per credit part-time. State resident tuition: $3528 full-time, $147 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $420 full-time, $17.50 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to course load. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. College housing not available. Middlesex County College Library plus 1 other with 85,160 books, 8,583 microform titles, 599 serials, 5,642 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 1,290 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: Edison (population, 67,120) is located in a major metropolitan area, and is both a residential and industrial city with train and bus service available. It is located 45 minutes from New York City. Community facilities include a library, churches of all denominations, several hospitals, museums and various civic and service organizations. Edison offers fine shopping facilities. Part-time jobs are available. Parks and the Raritan River provide for boating and swimming, etc.

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