Union County College Overview
Union County College is a public institution situated in Cranford, New Jersey. Union County College is located in a safe and convenient suburb.
What Is Union County College Known For?
- The highest award offered at Union County College is the associate's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 22% of the faculty were full-time.
Union County College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Union County College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#84||Most Popular Online Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#149||Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Union County College.
Where Is Union County College?
Contact details for Union County College are given below.
|Address:||1033 Springfield Avenue, Cranford, NJ 07016-1528|
How Do I Get Into Union County College?
You can apply to Union County College online at: https://apply.ucc.edu/Ellucian.ERecruiting.Web.External/pages/welcome.aspx
Can I Afford Union County College?
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Union County College, approximately 8% of students took out student loans averaging $4,826 a year. That adds up to $19,304 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Union County College is 14.9%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Union County College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 4,226 full-time undergraduates at Union County College, 45% are male and 55% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Union County College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,188|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,800|
Over 50 countries are represented at Union County College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Brazil, Colombia, and Venezuela.
Online Learning at Union County College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Union County College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 9th most popular in New Jersey for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Union County College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Union County College was 6.7%. This is the #1,553 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Union County College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Union County College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Union County College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Union County College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Computer Information Systems||#111|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#256|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#327|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#327|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Union County College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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