Approximately 100,000 primary- and
secondary-school students are served by 185 public schools, 70 parochial and
private schools and the Middlesex County Vocational-Technical High School
system, which consists of five campuses and has garnered three national Blue Ribbon designations.
Middlesex County College, a two-year
education center for academic and technical training, was one of the first in
the State. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, offers undergraduate and graduate study at
its five main campuses, all located in Middlesex County: Rutgers, Cook, and
Douglass in New Brunswick; and Livingston and Busch in Piscataway. Adjacent to
Cook College is the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, a nationally
recognized research center.
The Forrestal Campus of Princeton University is located in
Middlesex County, with Princeton University’s main campus nearby. Rounding out
the higher education offerings in the County are Strayer University in New
Brunswick and DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management in