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The University Center at Mercer

Extending beyond opportunities for two-year associate degrees, Mercer County Community College maintains agreements with other New Jersey institutions of higher education to allow students to earn bachelor's and even master's degrees at MCCC's West Windsor campus.

MCCC University Center
main phone serving all schools:
(609) 570-3860

Rutgers University

The Rutgers Off Campus undergraduate degree completion program provides students who have earned an associate's degree from an accredited community college the opportunity to pursue a bachelor's degree from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Rutgers and Mercer County Community College have established a partnership to bring area residents opportunities to obtain their baccalaureate degrees while staying close to home. Mercer County is the primary site for selected upper-division course offerings provided by Rutgers University.

  • B.A., Business Administration
  • B.S., Criminal Justice
  • B.S., Labor Studies & Employment Relations
  • B.A., Liberal Studies
  • RN to B.S., Nursing
  • B.A., Political Science
  • B.A., Psychology
  • B.S., Public Health

For more information, contact:
Judith Grausso -- Manager of Academic Programs
University Center UC120    MCCC West Windsor Campus office
(609) 570-3851
information request Submission Form

Rutgers University
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Transfer Agreements
 with MCCC     by major

William Paterson University

An agreement with Mercer County Community College enables William Paterson University (Wayne, NJ) to offer bachelor's degree programs on-site at Mercer's West Windsor campus (except for student field work). Students who successfully complete A.A. or A.S degrees at MCCC have the opportunity to transfer into the following William Paterson bachelor's degree programs:

For the 2022-2023 academic year, an undergraduate student who is a resident of New Jersey taking between 12 and 19 credits per semester would pay $12,380 ($6,190 per semester) for tuition and the Student Government Association fee.
visit WPU site for details

Bachelor's Degree Programs:

  • B.A., Liberal Studies

    with concentrations in any two of the following: English, History, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

  • B.A., Psychology

    Designed for graduates of a New Jersey community college who already have an associate degree in Arts or Science (A.A. or A.S.) earned after January 1, 2005. These credits are accepted as part of the NJ Comprehensive Statewide Transfer Agreement as listed on

Master's Degree On-Line Program:
 M.Ed., Literacy
(concentrations: Reading, Language Arts)

Graduate Level On-Line Certificate:
 Learning Technologies

Graduate Level On-Line Endorsement:
 Associate School Library Media Specialist

For more information on these totally online graduate programs offered by the William Paterson University College of Education, visit here.

Taught by WPU faculty, classes take place in late afternoons, evenings, Fridays, on weekends, and online. While students will not need to travel to William Paterson University to complete their degree, they will be full-fledged William Paterson students and will have access to the institution's library, information technology resources, and other student benefits.

One of the nine state colleges and universities in New Jersey, WPU began more than 150 years ago to prepare teachers for the classroom, and is now a public comprehensive university.

For more information, contact:
Patrick Noonan -- Director of Transfer Services
(973) 720-3080

William Paterson University
 visit website

Transfer Agreements
 with MCCC     by major
 3+1 Agreement  (three years of study or 90 credits through MCCC and one year of study either on the MCCC campus or at William Paterson)

Student Resources

NJ Community College Opportunity Grant

You may be eligible for FREE TUITION at Mercer!


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