Essex County College

Essex County College is a Public, 2-4 years school located in Newark, NJ. The 2023 average tuition & fees is $9,318 over its programs in average.
The school has a total enrollment of 6,466 and it offers 12 programs.

2023 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs

The average undergraduate tuition & fees at Essex County College is $9,318 for academic year 2022-2023. The amount is the average costs over all degree programs and the vocational program tuition may be lower than the average cost.
Essex County College offers the alternative tuition plans .
93% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $5,426 (exclude student loans).
Essex 2023 Tuition & Fees, Living Costs
Tuition & Fees$9,318
Average Financial Amount$5,426

Offered Career / Vocational Programs and Completers

Essex County College offers 12 vocational programs for Less than 1-Year Certificate and 1-2 Years Certificate programs. The following table lists number of programs by offered type and online availability along with number of completers.
Last year, 1,082 students have completed their career programs.
Offered Career Programs at Essex County College
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Less than 1 Year Certificate6010
2 Years Certificate6019

Programs by Award Level

The following table summarizes the number of completers by program and award level.
  • 10 students have earned/completed Less than 1 Year Certificate program.
  • 19 students have earned/completed 1-2 Years Certificate program.
  • 1,053 students have earned/completed Associate's program.
Less than 1 Year Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 1 completers-
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching1-
Engineering Technology [+] 1 completers-
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician1-
Legal Studies [+] 5 completers$22,900
Legal Assistant/Paralegal5-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 2 completers-
Art/Art Studies2-
Business [+] 1 completers-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management1-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping0-
1-2 Years Certificate Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Network and System Administration/Administrator1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician0-
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage0-
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training18-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business Administration and Management0$34,500
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)0-
Associate's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 2 completers-
Environmental Science2-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 46 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Programming/Programmer30-
Network and System Administration/Administrator16-
Education [+] 83 completers-
Educational/Instructional Technology10-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels61-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching12-
Engineering [+] 30 completers-
Engineering Technology [+] 33 completers-
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician7-
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician7-
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician11-
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician8-
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields (other)0-
Legal Studies [+] 8 completers-
Legal Assistant/Paralegal8-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities [+] 143 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies143-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 43 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences43-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 5 completers-
Physical Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 62 completers-
Criminal Justice/Police Science62-
Human Services [+] 10 completers-
Social Work10-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 87 completers-
Social Sciences87-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 12 completers-
Art/Art Studies9-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 286 completers-
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician0-
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant27-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist14-
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs (other)211-
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician11-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse23-
Business [+] 196 completers-
Business Administration and Management121-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management15-
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping0-

Admission, Enrollment, and Graduation

Total 6,466 students are attending at Essex County College. There are 87 full-time faculty (instructional/teaching staffs) and 283 part-time faculty teaching for the school.
The students to faculty ratio is 24 to 1 (4.17%). The number of non-teaching staffs is 399 (full-time) and 284 (part-time).
The graduation rate of Essex County College is 16% and transfer-out rate is 12%. The retention rate is 61% at the school.
Essex 2023 Key Statistics
Student Population6,466
Graduation Rate16%
Number of Faculty370
Student to Faculty Ratio24 to 1

Student Population at Essex

For the academic year 2021-2022, total 6,029 students enrolled into Essex County College. By gender, 2,373 male and 3,656 female students are attending the school.
The following table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for Essex County College.
Student Population By Gender
Essex County College
There are 398 White (6.60%), 2,813 Black/African American (46.66%), 1,638 Hispanic (27.17%), 195 Asian (3.23%), and 2,613 students with other races attending Essex County College. 575 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Essex County College
American Indian/Native American927
Black/African American2,8131,0181,795
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1037
Two More853451
Non-resident Alien575234341
Essex County College offers the distance learning opportunities (online classes) for career programs.
287 students (4.76% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 1,058 students (17.55% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The following table summarizes the online student population for Essex County College.
Distance Learning Student Population at Essex County College
Number of Students
Enrolled Online Exclusively287
Enrolled Some Online Courses1,058
Not in Online Courses4,684
By age range, at Essex County College, 2,045 students are aged 20 to 24 (33.92% of total students), 1,702 students are aged below 20 (28.23%), 212 students are aged above 50 (6.14%).
Graduate Student Population By Age at Essex County College
Under 18437170267
Age 18-191,265619646
Age 20-211,149539610
Age 22-24896377519
Age 25-29798292506
Age 30-34519138381
Age 35-3938491293
Age 40-4936985284
Age 50-6418551134
Over 64271116

Directory and Accreditation Information

Essex County College is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (1/1/1974 - Current).
The following list shows the contact and directory information of Essex County College.
303 University Ave, Newark, NJ

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