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Northern Essex Community College Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Northern Essex Community College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Northern Essex Community College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Northern Essex Community College 2021 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered
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Considering Applying Early to Northern Essex Community College?

Northern Essex Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Northern Essex Community College?

Getting into Northern Essex Community College is not competitive. Northern Essex Community College has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.

In 2021, Northern Essex Community College accepted 93% of students, around 2,700 of the 2,891 students who applied.

Schools that are not competitive to get into, like Northern Essex Community College, accept virtually all applicants regardless of high school rank or test scores. Admissions to health, human services programs is program moderately difficult.

It is not competitive to be admitted as a transfer student.

What's Most Important to Get In to Northern Essex Community College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Northern Essex Community College 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Northern Essex Community College must submit the following items. Double check with Northern Essex Community College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Northern Essex Community College?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

Northern Essex Community College doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Northern Essex Community College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Northern Essex Community College

For transfer students, it is not competitive to get admitted to Northern Essex Community College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Northern Essex Community College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Northern Essex Community College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Northern Essex Community College?

Students who are admitted to Northern Essex Community College must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Northern Essex Community College accept transfer credits?

Northern Essex Community College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Northern Essex Community College accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • Life Long Learning Credit

Do I have to submit test scores to Northern Essex Community College?

Northern Essex Community College is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Northern Essex Community College's acceptance rate?

Northern Essex Community College's acceptance rate is 93%.

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Open Admission

93%

How hard is it to get into Northern Essex Community College? Northern Essex Community College is a open admission institution. The Northern Essex Community College acceptance rate is 93%. This means that the institution accepts 93 out of every 100 applicants.

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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

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Northern Essex Community College GPA

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

4,715

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

93%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$5,544

Out-of-State

$11,328

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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