C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    C
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Safety
    A
  5. Student Life
    B
  6. Location
    B-
Mercer County Community College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
Address
1200 Old Trenton Rd
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Website
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Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$5,449/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $3,208/ year
  • $30-48k
    $3,488/ year
  • $49-75k
    $6,415/ year
  • $76-110k
    $8,913/ year
  • $110k+
    $9,531/ year

Academics

Professors
C
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
66%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.41 responses
47%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.38 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.38 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,077Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
45%
Varsity Athletes
5%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
20%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
85%
National
83%

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The college helped shaped my goal and which direction I wanted to choose. The campuses have a diversity of students, awesome professors and advisors. I chose this college to also further my education when I graduated as its partnered with 5 bachelor degree programs. So students who can't commute far can stay close by or even do online with the different schools of choice. Awesome school. I recommended it as well to my daughter who took college courses while in highschool. This experience helps kids and prepare and shape them for what to expect once they enter.
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My experience at Mercer County Community College was great. One of my favorite aspects of Mercer is the extremely diverse student body that drives the creative side of the college. People from all walks of life--young, old, European, Asian, Middle Eastern, etc--attend this college. This melting pot of cultures builds cultural awareness among students, and discourages cultural relativism.

Moreover, I particularly appreciate the willingness, of all the professors I have had at Mercer, to meet with students to address concerns, pose questions, and provide guidance on a variety of matters. This aspect of Mercer is fantastic since students and faculty can build bonds and in turn promote mutual learning.

As well as, Mercer's administration encourages student participation in on- and off-campus activities. I myself took advantage of the many avenues students can take to become involved in campus activities--I founded a political action club.
Some community colleges may not be as bad but at MCCC, many professors I had there did not care about furthering their students in their career choice. I had one or two very good professors that sincerely cared about their students and answered any questions necessary; but most professors did not explain the 'why' and the 'how' with the complicated animating program and game engine we were using. A lot of the time we were just hit with "look it up on Google" ... seriously? Why am I paying to be here then? Also, most students there were very immature and practically silent. I would find almost everyone in most classes I had there would not participate in class or even respond to me. Very odd school.