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Northern Essex Community College

Haverhill, MA 2-Year Public
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About Northern Essex Community College

Northern Essex Community College Overview

Northern Essex Community College is a public, state school in the suburban setting of Haverhill, Massachusetts. Northern Essex Community College was founded in 1960 and presently has around 4,770 students a year, including 4,770 undergraduate students.

Student Activities at Northern Essex Community College

Interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Northern Essex Community College's theater groups.

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

Northern Essex Community College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

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

2022 Northern Essex Community College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $600
Out-of-State $6,384

Is Northern Essex Community College a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better view of what Northern Essex Community College offers and if it seems like the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Northern Essex Community College

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

About 45% of students who start at Northern Essex Community College return for their second year of college. 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 Northern Essex Community College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

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

Northern Essex Community College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Northern Essex Community College's endowment was valued at $3.8 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $8,901 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Northern Essex Community College

Tuition 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 Northern Essex Community 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 available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit 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 Northern Essex Community College.

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

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Where is Northern Essex Community College?

Northern Essex Community College is located in the suburban setting of Haverhill, Massachusetts, in the suburbs of Boston.

If you want to see Northern Essex Community College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 495 to Haverhill, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Logan International.

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

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College Info

100 Elliott Street Haverhill, MA 01830

Campus Setting: Suburban

Northern Essex Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Northern Essex Community College is Continuous processing.

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

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

Northern Essex Community College ACT Scores

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Northern Essex Community College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$5,616

In State

$11,400

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$600
$6,384
Fees
$5,016
$5,016
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Northern Essex Community College is like? There are approximately 4,770 students enrolled at Northern Essex Community College. 28% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from MA and 11% percent of students are from other states.

28%

Full Time

72%

Part Time

89%

In State

11%

Out-of-State

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,770

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,616

Out-of-State

$11,400

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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