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Essex County College
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  • 2 Year
  • NEWARK, NJ

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Professors
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Safety
    grade A minus
  5. Student Life
    grade D+
  6. Location
    grade B

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ECC is a public college located in Newark, New Jersey in the New York City Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,722 undergraduate students. The ECC acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Health Service Preparatory Studies, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Business. Graduating 16% of students, ECC alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $22,700.

About

303 UNIVERSITY AVE
NEWARK, NJ 07102
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division I
Athletic Conference
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$30
SAT/ACT
No data available  
High School GPA
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Cost

Net Price
$6,618 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,493 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
90%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
22:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 70 responses
55%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 74 responses
69%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 74 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    18%
  • On Campus
    78%
  • Online
    5%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,722 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,307
Undergrads Over 25
38%
Pell Grant
68%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 6 responses
  • Outgoing
    83%
  • Stressed
    17%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$30,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
16%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%

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