MCCC: A Bargain for Student Athletes



This is the time of year when shopping is big.  The holiday season, Black Friday, Cyber Monday and many other specials run.  Mercer County Community College and MCCC Athletics have some specials for students that run year round.


Trying to find a college at an affordable price?  MCCC has in county tuition at low as $211 per credit, out of county tuition as low as $268 per credit and out of state/international tuition as low as $372 per credit.  There is scholarship money available to qualifying student athletes.  Financial aid is also available to qualifying students.


Interested in training at beautiful athletic facilities?  MCCC has that too. Men’s lacrosse and men’s and women’s soccer train on our turf field, baseball has a turf field that is only a few years old, softball is getting a brand new turf field as we speak, MCCC basketball teams practice on Howie Landa court and the tennis teams get to train over at Mercer County Park Tennis Center, which has both indoor and outdoor courts.



Looking for experienced coaches who help student athletes succeed on and off the court?   Look no further than MCCC.  Softball Head Coach Ryan Zegarski has coached the Vikings for 20 years, Women’s Tennis Head Coach Marc Vecchiolla has coached women’s tennis for 27 years, Howard Levy has been Men’s Basketball Head Coach for 15 years, and Head Coach Widmarc Dalce has been the Head Men’s Soccer Coach for 12 years.


Shopping around for a unique major or program?  Mercer’s got that.  Mercer offers degrees in Aviation, Culinary Arts, Fashion, Fire Science Technology, Funeral Science, Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Occupational Therapy, Ornamental Horticulture, Physical Therapy Assistant, Radiography and more.


Wanting to find an affordable college with a strong athletic tradition?  Mercer is that place for you.  In the past 25 years, MCCC student athletes have won four National Championships, 55 Region Championships, 76 Conference titles, and had 105 All-Americans.  All nine of Mercer’s athletic teams have advanced to National Championships.  In the past 26 years, Mercer’s athletic teams have had an overall winning percentage over .500 (.599).  MCCC men’s sports teams have a winning percentage of .635 and MCCC women’s teams have a .559 winning percentage.


Mercer offers a one stop shop with affordable tuition, unique majors and programs, dedicated and experienced coaches, great athletic facilities to train on, and a strong athletic tradition.  Be sure to check out all the MCCC has to offer its student athletes this holiday season and year round!


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Mercer men's soccer has won 8 national titles




MCCC's Turf Baseball Field



  Head Softball Coach Ryan Zegarski is entering his 20th year at MCCC



 Softball player Emily Wyzykowski is a Radiography major, one of MCCC's unique programs