Community Colleges
#286 in Community Colleges

Overview

Mercer County Community College is ranked 286th in Community Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Mercer County Community College by comparing key academic facts to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.
  • It has inexpensive tuition & fees of $5,814.
  • It has average number of students of 7,686.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (91 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Mercer County CC are $5,814 (out-of-state rate) and it is inexpensive compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Mercer County Community College $5,814

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges $8,177

2-4 Years Colleges $13,123

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey $8,435

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Mercer County CC is 20% and it is lower (less completion rate) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Mercer County Community College 20%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 34%

2-4 Years Colleges 47%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey 27%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at Mercer County CC is 19% and it is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Mercer County Community College 19%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 17%

2-4 Years Colleges 16%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey 17%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Mercer County CC is 64% and it is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Mercer County Community College 64%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 61%

2-4 Years Colleges 65%

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey 65%

Student Population

The total student population at Mercer County CC is 7,686 and its population average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Mercer County Community College 7,686

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 5,796

2-4 Years Colleges 3,035

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey 7,342

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Mercer County CC is $4,216 which is 72.51% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is higher compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Mercer County Community College $4,216

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges $4,837

2-4 Years Colleges $4,948

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey $5,228

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Mercer County CC is 17 to 1 and the ratio is lower (small size classes) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Mercer County Community College 17 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 18 to 1

2-4 Years Colleges 17 to 1

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey 20 to 1

Number of Programs

Mercer County CC offers 91 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Mercer County Community College 91

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 68

2-4 Years Colleges 39

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey 58

Number of Online Programs

Mercer County CC offers 3 online programs and it means few online programs compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Mercer County Community College 3

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges 10

2-4 Years Colleges 10

Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey 5