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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    C+
  2. Value
    C+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Safety
    B
  5. Student Life
    B-
  6. Location
    B-
Northern Essex Community College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
Address
100 Elliott Street
Haverhill, MA 01830
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Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$8,674/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $7,933/ year
  • $30-48k
    $8,239/ year
  • $49-75k
    $9,831/ year
  • $76-110k
    $12,980/ year
  • $110k+
    $12,968/ year
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Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.28 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.29 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.29 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,069Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
53%
Varsity Athletes
2%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$31,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
24%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%

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Northern Essex Community College Reviews

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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.
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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.
The Haverhill campus is nice for a community college. However the Lawrence camps that I was forced to take classes at is in the middle of a ghetto neighborhood and there is not much parking offered. Also at the Lawrence campus there is no where to buy food or drinks other then vending machines (no cafeteria on campus). All of the medical programs are now only offered in the Lawrence location because apparently the school gets some type of government kick back for being in an urban primarily spanish speaking city. The teachers are mediocre in the program that I am enrolled in. A few are helpful and knowledgeable but that is not the majority. The school wants to keep their pass rate and NCLEX pass rate high so they make it very difficult, and do not offer much help to the students that are struggling or that are not strong test takers.