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Essex County College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$21,411 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,931 tuition
$11,000 on campus room & board
$2,400 books and supplies
$1,080 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$21,411 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$6,931 tuition
$11,000 on campus room & board
$2,400 books and supplies
$1,080 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$2,231 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
79% of students receive aid
76% get federal aid ($4,588 avg)
39% get state aid ($2,299 avg)
5% get institn'l aid ($2,231 avg)
1% get loans ($6,024 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 5.97% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 5.97% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $5,716 79%
Federal Grant Aid $4,588 76%
Pell Grants $4,568 76%
Other Federal Grants $198 8%
Institution Grant Aid $2,231 5%
State Grant Aid $2,299 39%
Student Loans $6,024 1%
Federal Loans - 0%
Other Loans $6,024 1%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

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Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: June 30
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Essex County College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
303 University Ave
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 877-3000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $239
Out of State $239


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Crystal from Newark, NJ
  • I am a current student here

    Feel out your teacher from the start of semester. Ask questions about what they expect, and how test will be.

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  • 3
  • Chris Pitt from West Orange, NJ
  • I am a current student here

    YOu definately get a bang for your buck here. The first two years of college are essencially the same no matter where you go and ECC offers that for about two thousand dollars a semester which is great compared to about twelve thousand a semester at most other in state public colleges. Take advantage of this oppertunity.

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