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Adult Learner Services

Resume your education, pursue a new career,
or simply advance your knowledge and skills.


MCCC: Your SMART Step to the Next Degree

You are making an important decision by bringing education to the forefront of your life!  Across the nation, adults like you are returning to college to gain an edge in a competitive job market or to realize their dream of earning a college degree.

Join the more than 37,000 Mercer County Community College alumni who have already achieved their dream and are practicing professionals in their field of choice!

Here to Help

Whether you are returning to education after a long break or entering college for the first time, we trust that your time here as a student will be life-changing. We're here to guide, assist, and support you on your path toward achieving your goals.

  • Returning Adult Information Sessions to answer your questions
  • Exploration of career and life goals
  • Information on college programs and courses
  • Guidance through the admission and registration process
  • Planning your academic schedule
  • Information about Financial Aid
  • Job search, resume writing, cover letter, and interview assistance
  • On-campus recruiting opportunities
  • Personal connection and support

The MCCC Advantage

Mercer offers a number of convenient options to accommodate your busy schedule and serve your education objectives. In addition to the abundance of evening and weekend classes available, students also can choose from Internet-based distance education courses, rarely even needing to leave home in order to attend college.

You can earn a degree, diploma, or certification in numerous career programs, and MCCC college credits transfer to other institutions locally as well as nationally. Beyond our more than 100 degree and credit certificate programs, the college's Center for Continuing Studies additionally offers a wide assortment of lifelong learning opportunities.

The average age of MCCC students is 27, so you can expect to be in good company with other adult learners. Lowest tuition costs in the area further make Mercer County Community College the smart solution when you're thinking of returning to school.

To learn more, contact our Adult Learner Admissions Office at (609) 570-3244 or e-mail

adult learners at MCCC


adult learners at MCCC