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Essex County College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

13,424 students

100% admitted

  • 8,186 full time
  • 5,238 part time
  • 3,479 men full time
  • 4,707 women full time
  • open enrollment

12,202 Undergraduates

$5,208 tuition/year

  • 1,222 Non-Degree
  • $5,208 in state
  • $780 fees
  • N/A room & board
  • $1,200 books
  • (Based on stats from 2013/2014)

At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Mid East Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Associate's degree
Level of Institution: At least 2 but less than 4 years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Andrea from Newark, NJ
  • 0
  • Essex County College is a very diverse environment and a great place to start for those who have been out of school for a while or cant afford a four…

  • May-29-2012 Read More
  • Denise from Newark, NJ
  • 0
  • I will rate Essex County College with a 4 1/2.. This school haves a lot to offer. Also their services is great and they have the you need..…

  • Jun-26-2012 Read More
  • Pablo from Newark, NJ
  • 0
  • essex county college is a good college for new jersey students to start from before one enters to a four year college; as a result, nj students receive many benefits…

  • Mar-10-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

Essex County College, an open access community college, serves the dynamic needs of diverse constituencies through comprehensive educational programs and services.

Essex County College
  • Located in Newark, NJ
  • Public
  • 13,424 students enrolled
  • - admitted
  • $5,208 annual cost to attend

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Kendra
  • Dec-29-2011 I am a current student here

    I gave this 5 stars because I very much enjoy attending this school. The students are friendly, the teachers are helpful, and it is just a wonderful environment,

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  • 4
  • Kay from Newark, NJ
  • Nov-15-2011 I am a current student here

    There are many events where you can take a break from your studies and relax. In addition to this there is a center called dasher center where you relax yourself when you must need it. In there you can play video game and board game. Also there is a TV where you can watch anything that you want. In short is pretty much cool.

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  • 4
  • Girl from NJ
  • Dec-29-2010 I am a current student here

    I really enjoy being here because even though people just say coming here is not a good choice, I feel it was a great choice. There's so many opportunities here that I have to get me jobs, a high GPA, and diverse people to make friends with. Also it's very safe on campus, but once I walk off campus for a few blocks, there's creepy old Newark men who call out random things to me. But at least the bus stops are around the campus so I only have to walk for two minutes to get to the bus.

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  • 1
  • anonymous
  • Apr-15-2010 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    if you prefer a crowded and unsafe campus,where you can constantly hangout and have fun, then you will enjoy being there.

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