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Essex County College

Newark, NJ 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%

About Essex County College

Essex County College is a public country college in the city of Newark, New Jersey. Essex County College was founded in 1966. The college enrolls around 11,979 students a year, including 11,979 undergraduate students.

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Essex County College is located in the city of Newark, New Jersey, near New York City.

If you would like to see Essex County College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 280 to Newark, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Newark Liberty International.

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College Info

303 University Avenue Newark, NJ 07102-1798

Campus Setting: Urban

Essex County College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 29

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Essex County College is Aug 29.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Essex County College is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Essex County College is like? There are approximately 11,979 students enrolled at Essex County College. 55% percent of students attend school full-time, 99% percent are from NJ and 1% percent of students are from other states.


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