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College Profile: Essex County College

 
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Essex County College is an accredited, co-educational, two-year, public, community college located in Essex County, New Jersey. Its primary campus is in Newark. Other facilities include the West Essex Campus in West Caldwell and other satellite centers around Essex County. Essex County College was established in 1966 as the public, two-year, open access community college of Essex County, admitted its first students in temporary quarters in Downtown Newark in 1968, and moved to its current permanent site in the heart of the University Heights district of the city in 1976, and offers degree programs in Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science degree programs, and certificate programs. Approximately 25,000 people enroll each year in Essex County College's various degree and non-degree programs. Essex County College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
 
303 University Ave
Newark, NJ
07102
973-877-3000 (general)
973-877-3200 (financial aid)
973-877-3100 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

Essex County College, an open access community college, serves the dynamic needs of diverse constituencies through comprehensive educational programs and services.


General Information
Other Names
Type Public, 2-year
Control Public
Size 5,000 - 9,999
Campus Setting City: Large
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
Yes On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Essex County College Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
14,225 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants24 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
No Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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