Essex County College

Newark, NJ, USA
2.92 Average Rating

Essex County College is a 2-year community college in Newark, New Jersey, offering 49 degrees across seven departments. On top of being a short 20 minute train ride from New York City, ECC ranks first among all New Jersey 2-year schools in students successfully transferred to Rutgers University, Montclair State University, and the New Jersey Institute of Technology. ECC’s campus is home to the Africana Institute, a center for research relating to the African global experience that also hosts visiting scholars and performers.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 2 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
90%
Out of State Students
1%

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision August 15, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
9,596
Total Number of Undergrads
9,596
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Student:Faculty Ratio
21:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$9,990
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$8,790
Out-of-State Tuition
$8,790
Students Receiving Financial Aid
79%
Average Aid Per Year
$5,716
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
20
Size of Town
City: Large
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Employed
6 mos. after graduation
75%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$33,600
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What Students Are Saying

2.92 Average Rating
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 in essex county from scholarships to helpful programs. essex county also supply: finical advisory, tax filling and good transferring guidance. essex county also supply residents outside of nj with benefits as well; essex county is a good place to start for a freshman student.
Pablo from Newark, NJ
The environment is not all bad, but tends to be a little crowded at times. The campus is pretty safe and I attend day and night classes. There is sufficient parking for students which save me money feeding the meters and getting tickets.
Dianne from Newark, NJ

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