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Colleges / Mercer County Community College

About Mercer County Community College

Mercer County Community College is a public, state school in an suburban setting in Trenton, New Jersey. Mercer County Community College was founded in 1966 and now enrolls around 6,342 students a year, including 6,342 undergrads.

Mercer County Community College offers housing for up to 0 students.

For each full-time student, Mercer County Community College spends about $6,061. There are 17 Mercer County Community College undergrads for each full-time professor.

2021 Mercer County Community College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
In-State Tuition $5,875
Out-of-State $8,797

Mercer County Community College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at Mercer County Community College

Mercer County Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

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Mercer County Community College Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into Mercer County Community College. Mercer County Community College admitted 0% of all applicants in 2021.

Mercer County Community College Waitlist 2021

Mercer County Community College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into Mercer County Community College?

Mercer County Community College is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Mercer County Community College, applicants must submit the following items.

Mercer County Community College Application Requirements

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GPA and Test Scores for Mercer County Community College

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Mercer County Community College.

Is Mercer County Community College Test Optional?

Mercer County Community College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.


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Dorms at Mercer County Community College

Yes! Mercer County Community College provides on-campus housing for students.

Mercer County Community College students are active in the school's Student Government Association, Student Radio Station and African-American Student Organization. NJCAA National Soccer Tournament, Club Day, and and Spring Day are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Mercer County Community College.

Financial Aid at Mercer County Community College

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $4,650 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Mercer County Community College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a university is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Mercer County Community College

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Mercer County Community College, around 58% return for their sophomore year.

Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does Mercer County Community College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Mercer County Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Mercer County Community College?

Mercer County Community College is located in the suburban setting of Trenton, New Jersey, less than an hour from New York City and Philadelphia.

If you want to see Mercer County Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 1 to Trenton, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Newark Liberty International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Mercer County Community College and Trenton are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1200 Old Trenton Road, PO Box B Trenton, NJ 08690-1004

Campus Setting: Suburban

Mercer County Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mercer County Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mercer County Community College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Mercer County Community College ACT Scores

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Mercer County Community College SAT Scores

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Mercer County Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$15,842

In State

$18,764

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$5,875
$8,797
Fees
$1,567
$1,567
Housing
$8,400
$8,400
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Mercer County Community College is like? There are approximately 6,342 students enrolled at Mercer County Community College. 31% percent of students attend school full-time, 97% percent are from NJ and 3% percent of students are from other states.

31%

Full Time

69%

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,342

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,442

Out-of-State

$10,364

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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