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Essex County College Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 5,238 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 363 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

59% Women
41% Men


Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $30,132)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $30,132)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 11 13 - -
Basketball 14 11 - -
Soccer 23 20 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.9%
Black/non-Hispanic 47.0%
Hispanic 18.0%
Non-resident alien 15.9%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 6.0%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 10.1%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • No On-Campus Housing
  • No Meal Plan

Clubs & Organizations

We do not have information for clubs or organizations at Essex County College

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 4
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 3
Reviews Dorm Life


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Kimberly from Newark, NJ
  • Sep-17-2013 I am a current student here

    The food and dining is pleasant the food take go and does not cost that much. They have a variety of foods to select from to accommodate everyone.

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  • 4
  • Chris Pitt from West Orange, NJ
  • Sep-02-2013 I am a current student here

    The food is average. There is pizza, a hot and cold sandwich shop, and a small mexican food kiosk. The cafe is huge so expect to meet alot of new people there.

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  • 4
  • Shannon from Newark, NJ
  • Aug-28-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    There are many vending machines on each level. The cafeteria serves Starbucks coffee and there is also a Wolfgang Punk Coffee vending machine.

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  • 3
  • Caleb from Linden, NJ
  • Mar-03-2013 I am a current student here

    The campus Cafeteria food is decent but if you don't like it, there is a variety of food restaurants nearby.

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  • 5
  • Alexander from West Orange, NJ
  • Jan-11-2013 I am a current student here

    The West Caldwell and Newark campus of Essex County offer large cafeteria spaces to relax, eat food and study. You can also meet with people in these places and let loose. There are snack machines and drink machines all over the school and there is easily accessible food not far off campus,

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Patrice from Bloomfield, NJ
  • Apr-30-2012 I am a current student here

    ECC just started a sorority and a fraternity on campus and they are legit, they are linked with other frats and sororities around NJ.

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