Northern Essex Community College

Haverhill, MA, USA
3.05 Average Rating

Northern Essex Community College is a 2-year institution serving both northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. NECC offers associate degrees in 14 academic departments as well as innovative programs such as learning communities, competency-based education, and an Honors Experience. In addition, NECC’s partnership with four New England colleges and universities enables students to attain a bachelor’s degree without leaving campus.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
87%
Out-Of-State Students
13%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
5,726
Total Number of Undergrads
5,726
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
19:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$9,428
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$5,136
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$10,920
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1400

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
55%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,608
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
55%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,118
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$685

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
22%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$4,154
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$5,250
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$85
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
39%
61%
Student Organizations
17
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Association
NJCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$37,200
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What Students Are Saying

3.05 Average Rating
Northern Essex Community College encompasses a diversified body of students. The professors at N.E.C.C. are encouraging, challenge the students and really care. I have attended Northern Essex Community College on a part-time basis for several years and am excited to be a graduating participant for the college's 50th Year Celebration! Congratulations Class of 2012!!
Stephanie from Haverhill, MA
I love everything about this school. Teachers are very supportive and genuinely want you to succeed. The staff in general are very helpful and go above and beyond to make sure your taken care of.
Jacqueline from Methuen, MA

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