ic S/general/checkmark circled Thanks for subscribing! Be on the lookout for our next newsletter.
ic S/general/checkmark circled Saved to Favorites.
Colleges / Essex County College

Essex County College

Newark, NJ 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate100%
Acceptance Rate100%

About Essex County College

Essex County College Overview

Essex County College is a public country school in the urban setting of Newark, New Jersey. Essex County College was founded in 1966 and enrolls 11,979 undergrads and no graduate students.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is August 24.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Essex County College!

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Essex County College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Essex County College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Essex County College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Essex County College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Essex County College on the Student Life page.

2022 Essex County College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
In-State Tuition $6,317
Out-of-State $6,317

Is Essex County College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" varies. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better view of what Essex County College offers and if the school might be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Essex County College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 52% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Essex County Collegeare still enrolled the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Essex County College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Essex County College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. Within six months of graduating, 75% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Check with Essex County College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Essex County College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Essex County College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Essex County College.

Based on this information, how does Essex County College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Essex County College a good school for you?

If Essex County College seems like a school you want to apply to, click the heart button to save it to your college list.


Still Exploring Schools?

To learn more about Essex County College, choose from the options below:

Admissions

Student Life

Academics

Tuition & Aid

Essex County College Community Forums

Then use the college admissions predictor to take a data science look at your chances of getting into some of the top schools in the U.S.

Where is Essex County College?

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

If you are interested in seeing Essex County College for yourself, be sure to 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.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Essex County College and Newark are like without leaving home.

Considering Colleges in New Jersey?

See a full list of colleges in New Jersey and save your favorites to your college list.

College Info

303 University Avenue Newark, NJ 07102-1798

Campus Setting: Urban

Essex County College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 24

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Essex County College is Aug 24.

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

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Essex County College ACT Scores

ic_reflect

ACT Range

Not available

Stand out on your college application

  • • Qualify for scholarships
  • • Most students who retest improve their score
Sponsored by ACT
Take the Next ACT Test

Essex County College SAT Scores

ic_reflect

Composite SAT Range

Not available

ic_reflect

Math SAT Range

Not available

ic_reflect

Reading SAT Range

Not available

Essex County College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$8,790

In State

$8,790

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$7,590
$7,590
Fees
$1,200
$1,200
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

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.

55%

Full Time

45%

Part Time

99%

In State

1%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

11,979

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,790

Out-of-State

$8,790

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 24
9331376C-347F-48E1-9EA3-63CB6BA2D682
Do You Work at a University?

Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!

Claim Free Account
F43DB07C-E631-43A5-9C99-000231808F35
Scholarship Tips

Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!

Find Scholarships
ECE68226-946A-49FB-9EBE-25C918B98643
Need Advice or Have a Question About Essex County College?

Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.

Join the Conversation