Union County College in Cranford
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Average Annual Cost
Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).
The Union County College is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.
By Family Income
Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, Union County College students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.
|Family Income||Average cost|
|$0 - $30,000||$3,756|
|$30,001 - $48,000||$4,450|
|$48,001 - $75,000||$6,845|
|$75,001 - $110,000||$9,319|
Typical room charge for academic year: -
Typical board charge for academic year: -
Combined charge for room and board: -
Percent of students with financial aid
Types of financial aids
5765 of Union County College undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 49 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes Union County College number 30 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in New Jersey.
Students at Union County College awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.
|Family Income||Number awarded grant and scholarship aid||Average amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded|
|$0 - $30,000||99.42%||$6,042|
|$30,001 - $48,000||97.42%||$5,602|
|$48,001 - $75,000||88.33%||$3,195|
|$75,001 - $110,000||14.58%||$401|
Salary After Attending
According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Living & meal
Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus
Institution provide on-campus housing
Institution provides board or meal plan
Veteran Services Available
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities
Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Alternative tuition plans
Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution
Tuition payment plan
Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.
Special learning opportunities
Here are the learning opportunities available in Union County College.
ROTC - Air Force
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers
ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program offering scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.
Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.
- Member of National Athletic Association
- Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
Union County College graduation rate is below the national average.
8% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to Union County College completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.
The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.
Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading perception. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.
The student-to-faculty ratio at Union County College is 24:1, that means that for every 24 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.
Percent of international students
Students enrollment in distance education
In Union County College the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.
Distance education location breakdown
Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at Union County College and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in New Jersey.
The percentage of crimes on Cranford Campus
The campus located by 1033 Springfield Ave address in Cranford, New Jersey.
Cranford Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of Union County College with 0.01% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Cranford Campus are motor vehicle theft and aggravated assault.
The percentage of crimes on Elizabeth Campus
The campus located by 12 West Jersey Street address in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
Elizabeth Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of Union County College with 0.01% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Elizabeth Campus is robbery.
The percentage of crimes on Plainfield Campus
The campus located by 232 East Second Street address in Plainfield, New Jersey.
Plainfield Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is the middle size campus of Union County College with 0.01% of maximum crimes a year. The only type of crimes detected on Plainfield Campus is robbery.
Number of degree programs offered
This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 164 universities in New Jersey state, with one of the highest number of Associate's degree. Union County College is one of the few institutions in New Jersey that offers a less than 1-year certificate program.
Total credit/contact hours
Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the New Jersey state average data to help you compare.
Union County College provides coursework for undergraduate students оnly.
In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 8439 students with 253182 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period.
TOP 5 Popular Majors
The most popular majors counted as percentage breakdown of degrees awarded in every single discipline in Union County College
- 10% — Health Professions and Related Programs
- 9% — Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
- 9% — Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
- 7% — Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin
- 5% — Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
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Student Reviews and Ratings for Union County College
Its difficult to trust a school with financial advisors whos only concern is to have you spend your finances in this facility without any concerns about addressing your questions or pretend like they actually know weather what they're advicing you is the best academic option for your future.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Ive heard good things about your education, your students and Staff are some of the most rude people Ive ever encountered.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
It’s both the newest and oldest community college in N.J. It was formed in 1982 (making it the youngest) from Union Junior College, which was founded in 1933 (making it the oldest) and Union Technology Institute. There are full time and part time students. There are students who are serious about learning and some who don’t know what else to do. There are superlative professors and so that have so many other commitments that students really just teach themselves.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
I registered a continuing education class and its' cancelled after charging me a fee. They were kindly notify me about a cancellation by a phone but it was just a day before the class so I could make any plan for weeks. The staffs were nice and helpful though.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
I have to agree about how hard it is to contact them by phone even when I'm a current student. And the counselor service is only used for arranging class schedule (They're not even good at it. I arranged my schedule most of the time, just came there to get their signatures.) Anyway, they do have several great teachers who really care about students and their careers, esp the game design department.Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™
Location & Website
Address: 1033 Springfield Ave
Religious affiliation: Not applicable
Calendar system: Semester
General Phone Number: +9087097000
Institution is active in current year: 1
Institution's internet website address: ucc.edu
Financial aid office: Go to the page
Admissions office: Go to the page
Online application: Go to the page
Net price calculator: Go to the page
Veterans and Military Service members tuition policies: Go to the page
Student-Right-to-Know student athlete graduation rate: Go to the page
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