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Essex County College
Essex County College 303 University Ave Newark, NJ 07102 Phone: (973) 877-3000
  • General Information
    About Essex County College

    Essex County College, an open access community college, serves the dynamic needs of diverse constituencies through comprehensive educational programs and services.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 2-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Less than 1 year certificate
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    Campus Setting
    • City: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants
    Full Time Retention Rate 48%
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 16,461
    Native American 23
    Asian 536
    African American 8,226
    Hispanic 3,268
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 8,186
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates

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