Northern Essex is a public college located in Haverhill, Massachusetts in the Boston Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,069 undergraduate students. The Northern Essex acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Police and Criminal Science. Graduating 24% of students, Northern Essex alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,500.
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.28 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.29 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.29 responses
Most Popular Majors
Liberal Arts and Humanities163 Graduates
Police and Criminal Science70 Graduates
Information Science62 Graduates
Medical Technician55 Graduates
Psychiatric and Mental Health Services47 Graduates
Medical Assistant30 Graduates
Computer Programming29 Graduates
Licensed Practical Nurse Training (LPN)27 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
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Northern Essex Community College Reviews
Teachers were great, people are very welcoming. NECC Cafe employees are wonderful and so welcoming and attentive! Coursework isn't overwhelming but keeps you busy.
I firmly believe that in the Northern Essex Community College will in the future provide me with many opportunities. While your time in college is a very favorable experience to live by, I hope all of the students looking to attend here know some very important points in college. It’s important to stay positive and initiate commitment, as an outcome from all the negativity, never dwell on the past, but know that something will always be learned from each and every other person that one may come across in life. As a new student learn to maintain a common ground with all that you meet, but always bear in mind that from the good ones you learn what is expected. In college, remember to stay on top of your game. Commemorate on the good times that will be spent in college, most importantly always recall to have a little extra room to make improvements to be a better person then what you were antecedently.
Northern Essex Community College has been an amazing experience. Everyone is so kind and genuine. The professors are hard working and care about their students. My experience at NECC has been a journey but I have enjoyed every minute of it!