The MCC Foundation offers over 100 scholarships for students attending the college.
Middlesex County College is a community college with its main campus located in Edison, New Jersey, United States.
Founded by the Middlesex County Board of Elected Freeholders in 1964, the two-year college serves the needs of Middlesex County, as well as surrounding communities.
The college also maintains two urban center campuses, one located in the Civic Square government and theatre district of New Brunswick and one in the city center of Perth Amboy.
The current president of Middlesex County College is Dr.
Joann La Perla-Morales, taking the position in 2005 after the retirement of Dr. The college is built on a portion of the former Raritan Arsenal, constructed in 1917 for the United States Army.
The Arsenal was closed in 1963, and in 1964, the county officially founded the college, naming Frank Chambers the first president to help design the new college.In 2015, there were incidence of unexploded ordnance being found on campus suspected to be from the former arsenal. It offers more than 700 courses in 100 different degree and certificate programs with 21 specially designed transfer programs.Its mission is to provide access to an affordable, quality education for diverse students and to promote lifelong learning opportunities to strengthen the economic, social and cultural life of the community.The college has 206 full-time and 346 part-time faculty. Full-time, part-time and online classes are available.Popular transfer colleges and universities include Rutgers University, College of New Jersey, Columbia University, Kean University, New Jersey Institute of Technology and New York University.Student activities include art exhibitions, athletics, campus radio, clubs and organizations, civic engagement, student newspaper and theatre.