Essex County College (ECC)

Newark, NJ

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Essex County College

Essex County College

Essex County College Student Essentials

Essex County College Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Wolverine
Website: www.essex.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $5,988
Out-of-State Tuition: $5,988
Retention Rate: 50%
Enrollment: 16,544
Year Established: 1966

About ECC

Essex County College in Newark, New Jersey, boasts diverse academics and a diverse student body.

Essex offers more than 500 courses and more than 70 degree programs. Students may earn a degree in a wide variety of fields, including:

  • Accounting
  • African Studies
  • Art
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Music
  • New Media Technology
  • Nursing
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Retail Sales Management
  • Social Science

Essex County College has an open admissions policy, which means that anyone with a high school diploma or GED may enroll in a degree program. Applicants need only submit an online admissions application and transcripts. A placement exam is also required in certain cases.

Essex awards numerous types of financial aid, including state and federal grants, work-study opportunities and loans. Full and partial tuition scholarships are also available. To apply for aid, applicants will need to submit a FAFSA.

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ECC Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 6 Reviews

50% of students gave Essex County College 3 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2014

Overall Rating

I am a senior and have forgotten or simply unaware of the newer procedures for registration, grants etc.etc. The councelors and staff were very informative and patient and made my transistion as less complicated as possible and I appreciated that.


Overall Rating

The school is very big and I would like to see more of it soon


ECC Map & Location

Essex County College
303 University Ave
Newark, NJ 07102


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Getting Around ECC

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Newark, NJ

Winter
Dec
44
30
Jan
39
24
Feb
42
27
Spring
Mar
51
34
Apr
62
44
May
72
53
Summer
Jun
82
63
Jul
86
69
Aug
84
68
Fall
Sep
77
60
Oct
65
48
Nov
55
39

ECC Students

Total Students 16,544

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 29%
  • African American: 51%
  • Caucasian: 9%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 8%
Latino 29%
African American 51%
Caucasian 9%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 8%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 39%
Part-Time 61%
International 8%
Domestic 92%

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Essex County College

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