Union County College
Cranford, NJ 07016-1528

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 10,185
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 23:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Union County College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Union County College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $0 and in-state students paid $0.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$3,364
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$9,240
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,038
$9,240
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,038

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 73% of Union County College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 59% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,454 (which is 2% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Union County College in 2016-2017, was 210, which is 14% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,753 (which is 4.3% above the national average.)

$4,454
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$4,753
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
73%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Union County College has enrolled a total of 10,185 students (4,449 students full-time and 5,736 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 10,185 students, 721 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 364 students for distance studies.

10,185
Total Enrollment
721
Transfers

Student Diversity

Hispanic: 35%

Black/African American: 27%

White: 18%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 12%

Asian: 4%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Union County College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 25% 1,206 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 24% 1,130
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 12% 578 192
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 6% 267
Engineering 3% 126
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 2% 104
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 90 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 1% 62
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 1% 62
Legal Professions And Studies 1% 55

Graduation & Dropout Rates

18%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Union County College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

20%
Still enrolled
52%
Dropout rate
10%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$25,400
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Union County College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,400. Last year, out of the total 3,122 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,685 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,430 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,881 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,400 $31,500
Employment Rate 86% 84%
Total Graduates 3,122 3,430

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