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Middlesex County College Tuition & Cost

Edison, New Jersey

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How much does it cost to attend?

In District New Jersey Resident Sticker Price
In District Costs for Middlesex County College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,120
Other Fees$1,848
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,457
Other Expenses Budget$10,575
In State New Jersey Resident Sticker Price
In State Costs for Middlesex County College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,120
Other Fees$1,848
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,457
Other Expenses Budget$10,575

In district New Jersey residents should budget an annual total cost of $27,784 to attend Middlesex County College on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $2,784 for tuition, $11,457 off-campus housing, $1,120 for books and supplies and $1,848 for other fees.

All price data is sourced from the 2020/2021 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Middlesex County College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020
Net Price by Income Middlesex County College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$9,393
$30,001 to $48,000$9,877
$48,001 to $75,000$11,457
$75,001 to $110,000$11,023

The average reported annual net price for Middlesex County College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $8,709 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

56% of full-time undergrad Middlesex County College received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $5,265 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 6% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $3,843 and 1% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $8,726.

Finanical Aid Middlesex County College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $5,265 56%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $2,009 5%
Pell Grants $4,258 50%
Other Federal Grants $553 5%
State and Local Grants $2,063 33%
Federal Student Loans $3,843 6%
Other Student Loans $8,726 1%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Middlesex County College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $9,512. The loan balance of $9,512 is a two year multiple of the $4,756 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $91 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $9,512
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $90.75
Total Interest Paid $1,378.60
Sum of All Loan Payments $10,890.60

Projected 2 Year Degree Price

2 Year Sticker Price
Year New Jersey Residents Non Residents
1 $30,568 $30,568
2 $31,145 $31,145

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 2 year associate degree and living expenses at Middlesex County College to be $61,136 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 1.9% annual increase over the next 2 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Middlesex County College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
In District Residents $155 $465 $620
Out of State Residents $309 $927 $1,236

Estimated cost for a class at Middlesex County College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Middlesex County College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Middlesex County College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan No
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan No
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=185536 IPEDS survey data for Middlesex County College.