Essex County College

521 reviews
  1. Newark, NJ
  2. 2 Year
NG
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    NG
  2. Value
    NG
  3. Diversity
    NG
  4. Campus
    NG
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    NG
  7. Professors
    NG
  8. Location
    NG
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    NG
  12. Safety
    NG
Essex County College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
Data not available
Address
303 University Ave
Newark, NJ 07102
Website

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
Data not available
ACT Range
Data not available
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Data not available
High School GPA
Data not available
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$2,748/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $3,453/ year
  • $30-48k
    $4,092/ year
  • $49-75k
    $5,645/ year
  • $76-110k
    $6,470/ year
  • $110k+
    No Data

Academics

Professors
NG
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
24:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
70%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.66 responses
54%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.67 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.67 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,799Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
34%
Pell Grant
77%
Varsity Athletes
2%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Day Care Services
Yes
49%
of students highly rate the athletics/recreation facilities.67 responses
52%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.67 responses
57%
of students highly rate the performing arts facilities.14 responses

After Essex County College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
8%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
84%
National
83%

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Reviews

521 reviews
  • Excellent
    75
  • Very Good
    145
  • Average
    232
  • Poor
    43
  • Terrible
    26
Great opportunity for low income students
  • College Sophomore
  • 2 months ago
My school is unique because it shows that different type of things for students to learn to survive everyday.
  • College Freshman
  • 3 months ago
The school is to help students with a low income or ones who just cant afford a 4 year long institution a chance to get a taste of what college academics is like. Some professors care about their students and give them a quality education but others just teach.
  • College Junior
  • 5 months ago