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Public 2 Year

Northern Essex Community College

Haverhill, Massachusetts

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Overview

Enrollment

4,770
Northern Essex Community College overview
Location Haverhill, Massachusetts
Online mass.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Rural Fringe
Northern Essex Community College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Northern Essex Community College (NECC) is a two-year public institution located in Haverhill, Massachusetts, approximately 35 miles north of Boston. Established in 1961, NECC operates primarily as a commuter school, serving the Merrimack Valley region with a mission to provide accessible, high-quality education. The college features a suburban campus that blends modern facilities with natural landscapes, providing a serene learning environment. NECC offers a range of academic programs, with notable strengths in health sciences, business, and liberal arts. Applications are received on a rolling basis, and the college maintains an open enrollment policy, allowing for a broad spectrum of applicants. NECC does not offer on-campus housing, reflecting its stance as a community-focused institution. While the college participates in regional athletics, it is not specifically renowned for sports programs.

Northern Essex Community College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  1,337 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,433 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $600 plus fees of $4,944.

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Annual Cost to Attend

Massachusetts Resident Tuition

$600
In State Costs for Northern Essex Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$4,944
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,790
Budget for Other Expenses$3,850
Total One Year Cost$22,584

Out of State Resident Tuition

$6,384
Out of State Costs for Northern Essex Community College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,400
Other Fees$4,944
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $11,790
Budget for Other Expenses$3,850
Total One Year Cost$28,368

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years

$35,200 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

Data Not Available

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Northern Essex Community College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 32%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 19%
Business 14%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 12%
Computer and Information Sciences 7%

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