Northern Essex Community College (NECC)

Haverhill, MA

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Northern Essex Community College

Northern Essex Community College

Northern Essex Community College Student Essentials

Northern Essex Community College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.necc.mass.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Parking Permit Required: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $3,768
Out-of-State Tuition: $9,552
Retention Rate: 64%
Enrollment: 9,632
Year Established: 1961

About NECC

Northern Essex Community College (NECC) in Haverhill, Massachusetts educates and trains residents of all ages and backgrounds living in the Merrimack Valley.

Academics at NECC consist of more than 90 degree and certificate programs. Subject areas include liberal and performing arts, sciences, education, criminal justice, deaf studies, paralegal studies, business and health-related fields among others.

NECC’s students may earn a career-based degree intended to prepare them for the workforce or a degree in preparation for a transfer to a four-year university.

A combination of high school aged, young adult and mature adult students attend NECC. Since students’ needs and educational backgrounds differ there are classes to meet a range of interests. In addition to standard academics, there are developmental classes in basic skills, courses for professionals who wish to improve work skills and classes of personal interest.

Schedules are also designed to meet the various needs and lifestyles of NECC’s students, with classes offered during the day, in the evening and online, with part-time and full-time options available.

Student life also caters to a range of interests and includes an ambassador program, student government, community service options and professional, cultural, creative and religious organizations.

Applications for admission may be obtained at one of NECC’s information sessions which prospective students are required to attend.

Financial aid is available to those who qualify and can be used to help cover tuition. Contact Northern Essex Community College for more information.

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NECC Map & Location

Northern Essex Community College
100 Elliott Street
Haverhill, MA 01830


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Getting Around NECC

Walkability

Poor walkability. We recommend using a car for this area.

2/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Haverhill, MA

Winter
Dec
40
20
Jan
35
13
Feb
38
16
Spring
Mar
46
24
Apr
57
34
May
68
44
Summer
Jun
77
54
Jul
83
60
Aug
81
58
Fall
Sep
73
50
Oct
62
38
Nov
51
29

NECC Students

Total Students 9,632

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 30%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 58%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 6%
Latino 30%
African American 4%
Caucasian 58%
Asian 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Unknown and Other 6%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 0%
Part-Time 100%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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Northern Essex Community College

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