Community Colleges
#379 in Community Colleges

Overview

Union County College is ranked 379th in Community Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Union County College by comparing key academic facts to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.
  • It has relatively expensive tuition & fees of $10,562.
  • It has large number of students of 9,412.
  • It offers average (59 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Union County are $10,562 (out-of-state rate) and it is relatively expensive compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Union County College $10,562

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 Union County is 33% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Union County College 33%

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 Union County is 10% and it is much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Union County College 10%

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 Union County is 68% and it is average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Union County College 68%

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 Union County is 9,412 and its population large compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Union County College 9,412

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 Union County is $4,458 which is 42.21% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Union County College $4,458

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 Union County is 25 to 1 and the ratio is extremely higher (many students per class/faculty) compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Union County College 25 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

Union County offers 59 programs and it means average compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Union County College 59

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

Union County offers 8 online programs and it means very diverse online programs compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Union County College 8

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