Classes Begin Jan. 22 at MCCC
WEST WINDSOR, N.J. -- Registration is underway for the Spring semester at Mercer County Community College. Most credit classes will begin Tuesday, Jan. 22. In addition to the 15-week semester, sessions of 10, seven and five weeks will be offered, with later starting dates.
Mercer's classes meet days, evenings and weekends on both the West Windsor and James Kerney campuses. Distance learning is offered through The Virtual Campus via the Internet and cable TV, and lunchtime courses are offered in downtown Trenton.
Mercer's Financial Aid counselors help students apply for state and federal financial aid, grants, loans and scholarships. Mercer continues to accept high-achieving recent high school graduates tuition-free through the NJSTARS program. Those who graduate in the top 20% of their high school class and enroll in at least 12 college credits are eligible.
With more than 60 degree programs and numerous certificate programs to choose from, students are able to find their unique paths at Mercer, including associate degree programs in fields such as Aviation Flight Technology, Entertainment Technology, Exercise Science, Funeral Service, the health professions, and Ornamental Horticulture.
New this year is a program for adults who wish to begin or return to college. Called CARE (Classes for Adults Returning to Education), the program is designed to help participants overcome test-taking anxiety, review basic math, and enhance reading and writing skills. An open house is set for Wed., Jan. 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call 609-570-3311 to register, or contact Lorna Strang for more information at 609-570-3856.
students whose goal is to earn a bachelor's degree, Mercer offers abundant
transfer opportunities. Thousands of students successfully transfer
from Mercer to four-year colleges nationwide. The college offers dual
admissions programs through agreements with Rutgers, Rider, The College
of New Jersey, Montclair and NJIT. Fairleigh Dickinson University offers
programs on the MCCC campus for bachelor's and master's degree candidates
in Business and Hospitality Management.
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