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Northern Essex Community College
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  • 2 Year
  • HAVERHILL, MA

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Report Card

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

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Northern Essex is a public college located in Haverhill, Massachusetts in the Boston Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,474 undergraduate students. The Northern Essex acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Police and Criminal Science. Graduating 21% of students, Northern Essex alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $28,500.

About

100 ELLIOTT STREET
HAVERHILL, MA 01830
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
Yankee Small College Conference

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$7,240 / 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
$5,262 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
76%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 28 responses
61%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 31 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 31 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
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
    4%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    95%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,474 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,241
Undergrads Over 25
34%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
5%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
21%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%

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