Public 2 Year

Essex County College

Newark, New Jersey

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Student Population
Essex County College overview
Location Newark, New Jersey
Online essex.edu
School Type Public 2 Year
Setting Large City
Essex County College overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing No
Level of Study Undergrad
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Located in Newark, New Jersey, Essex County College is a mid-size two year community college offering undergraduate programs. Essex County College has an open admission policy which permits enrollment by any high school graduate or GED holding student.  3,589 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,925 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $7,590 plus fees of $1,200.

Essex County College is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.


Admission Requirements
Open Admission

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Annual Cost to Attend

In District Resident Tuition
In District Costs for Essex County College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$1,200
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,458
Other Expenses Budget$3,214
Total One Year Cost$17,167
New Jersey Resident Tuition
In State Costs for Essex County College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$1,200
Estimated Off Campus Cost of Living $7,458
Budget for Other Expenses$3,214
Total One Year Cost$20,962

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$33,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Essex County College students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 23%
Business 17%
Education 13%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 11%
Social Sciences 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=184481 IPEDS survey data for Essex County College.

Current students may use the Essex County College GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.