Cost of college went up for all students at Middlesex County College


In-state tuition and fees rose 1.4 percent for 2018-19 at Middlesex County College, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

New Jersey residents paid $7,032 to attend the two-year public institution this year – $96 more than the $6,936 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid the same amount as residents this year, or $7,032. Their price tag grew 1.4 percent from $6,936 in 2017-18.

About 99 percent of the school's undergraduate population are New Jersey residents. And about 1 percent are residents of other states.

Data shows 54 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 955 students received grants or scholarships totaling $5.4 million and 162 students took out student loans totaling more than $727,774.

Including all undergraduates (10,894), 4,547 students used grants or scholarships totaling $21.6 million, and 783 students took out $3.6 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~10,785
$6,744
$6,840
$6,936
$7,032
4.3%
Out-of-state
~109
$6,744
$6,840
$6,936
$7,032
4.3%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Middlesex County College in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
898
46%
$4,292,452
$4,780
State / local grant or scholarship
498
25%
$1,095,332
$2,199
Institutional grants or scholarships
36
2%
$37,186
$1,033
Grant or scholarship aid total
955
49%
$5,424,970
$5,681
Federal student loans
151
8%
$652,773
$4,323
Other student loans
12
1%
$75,001
$6,250
Student loan aid
162
8%
$727,774
$4,492
Total student aid
1,070
54%
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