Located in Newark, New Jersey, Essex County College is a small 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. 2,859 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,501 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, 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.