Essex County College

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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

Total undergrads: 12,319

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 3,119

Degree-seeking undergrads: 11,061


Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

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


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 – 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.

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