Mercer County Community College

West Windsor, NJ 08550
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Mercer County Community College is one of the nineteen public 2-year colleges in New Jersey. The campus is located in a rural area, in West Windsor.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 7,630 students attend the school. Every year 20% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Mercer County Community College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $4,176, and fees were $912. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $6,336 and $912 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Rural
Number of Students7,630
Student to Faculty Ratio17:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate65%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 21 79

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1967 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
12/01/1970 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$163/credit
In State Students$212/credit
Out of State Students$302/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $7,335 $9,540 $13,590
ADN 70 $11,410 $14,840 $21,140
BSN 125 $20,375 $26,500 $37,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 55% of Mercer County Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 43% $4,476
Other Federal Grant 4% $916
State Grant & Scholarships 21% $2,271
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 8% $1,255
Federal Student Loans 8% $4,711
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$3,544
$30,001 to $48,000$4,111
$48,001 to $75,000$6,508
$75,001 to $110,000$8,869
Over $110,000$9,527

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New Jersey state board of nursing.
Mercer County Community College
1200 Old Trenton Rd
West Windsor, NJ 08550

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