Essex County College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

303 University Avenue

Newark, NJ 07102

(973) 877-3100

Fax: (973) 623-6449

Contact: Marva Mack

Director of Admissions
Main Address

303 University Avenue

Newark, NJ 07102

(973) 877-3000

www.essex.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 12,319

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 3,119

Degree-seeking undergrads: 11,061

Setting

Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for allied health programs.


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Music – General A
Theater Design/Stagecraft A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Accounting Technology A
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Hospitality Administration/Management A
Information Processing/Data Entry A
Office Clerical Services C
Travel/Tourism Management A

Communications & Journalism

Journalism A
Mass Communications/Media Studies A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics C
Computer Programming – General A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Data Processing Technology C
Information Sciences/Systems C

Education

Education – General A
Elementary Education A
Kindergarten/Preschool Education A
Music Teacher Education A
Physical Education A
Secondary Education A

Engineering

Civil Engineering A
Electrical/Communications Engineering A
Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology A
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Construction/Building Technologies A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Manufacturing Technologies A
Surveying Technology A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Assistance C
Dental Hygiene A
Emergency Medical Technology A
Health Services – General A
Health System Administration A
Medical Administrative Assistance A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Opticianry/Opthalmic Dispensing Services A
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Premedicine A
Respiratory Therapy A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A,C

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A
Social Work A

Science Technologies

Chemical Technology A,C

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Science/Firefighting A
Law Enforcement Administration A
Police Science A
Security/Loss Prevention C

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Essex County College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(973) 877-3000
Website:www.essex.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www.essex.edu/admissions/apply/
Address:303 University Ave, Newark, NJ 07102
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:9,596
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:8,989 (94% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$8,011
Out-of-state Tuition:$8,011
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:79%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,716

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Essex County College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Essex County College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services23
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3
Education3
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields17
Health Professions and Related Programs48
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Physical Sciences1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Science Technologies/Technicians1
Social Sciences1
Visual and Performing Arts12
Grand total1037

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Essex County College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total2

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Essex County College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,011
Out-of-state$8,011
Books and supplies$2,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,40679%
Grant or scholarship aid1,39479%$5,716
Student loan aid131%$6,024

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid6,52060%$4,872
Federal student loans00%$0

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Essex County College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Essex County College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Essex County College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment9,596
Undergraduate enrollment9,596
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Essex County College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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