Essex County College

Essex County College

Newark, NJ
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
58%
42%
student ratio
11,979
total students
Tuition Cost $7,590 | $7,590
in-state | out-of-state
August 15
fall application deadline
100%
acceptance rate
Non-competitive
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
Not
Reported
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Biotechnology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting Technology and Bookkeeping
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Hotel/Motel Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication technologies
    • Communications Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Programming
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Programming (Specific Applications)
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Science/Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Business Teacher Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Educational/Instructional Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Engineering
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Architectural Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Energy Management and Systems Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering Technologies and Engineering Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial Production Technologies Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Manufacturing Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Dental Hygiene
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Professions Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Health/Health-Care Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Medical Radiologic Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Opticianry
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Therapy Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Respiratory Care Therapy
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Police Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Human Services
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Work
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Science technologies
    • Chemical Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Social Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Associate Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

100% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied7,757
    • Accepted7,757
    • Acceptance Rate100%
    • Enrolled11,979
    • Female Applicants
    • Females Accepted
    • Female Acceptance Rate
    • Male Applicants
    • Males Accepted
    • Male Acceptance Rate
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $25
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen August 15th Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Yes
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$7,590
    • Out-of-state tuition *$7,590
    • In-district tuition$3,795
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,200
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students11,979
    • Male Student Percentage42%
    • Female Student Percentage58%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino24.11%
    • Black or African American48.36%
    • White or Caucasian9.54%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.19%
    • Asian3.51%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.14%
    • Two or more races.49%
    • Unknown or International Student5.9%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout7.76% representing 49 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students1% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available No
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Not Reported
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Fashion Entertainment Board, Phi Theta Kappa, Latin Student Union, DECA, Black Student Association
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Soccer No Yes No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Yes No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball No Yes Yes
    • Cross-country running No Yes Yes
    • Soccer No No No
    • Table Tennis No No No
    • Track No Yes No
    • Weight Lifting No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty601
    • Full-time Percentage20%
    • Part-time Percentage80%
    • Female Percentage45%
    • Male Percentage55%
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported

Location & Contact

303 University Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102-1798
USA

Ms. Marva Mack

Director of Admissions

Phone: 973-877-3119
Fax: 973-623-6449

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