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Northern Essex Community College
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  • 2 Year
  • HAVERHILL, MA

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We are open! Visit us on campus for an information session and a tour led by one of our admission counselors. We can’t wait to meet you in person and show you all that NECC has to offer. If you prefer to connect with us virtually, check out an upcoming “Experience NECC,” a 20-minute live presentation highlighting academic programs, support services and student life opportunities at NECC. Learn More

Report Card

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

About

100 ELLIOTT STREET
HAVERHILL, MA 01830
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division III
Athletic Conference
Yankee Small College Conference
From Northern Essex Community College

Wherever you want to go, we can help you get there. Whether you are looking to start on your path to a bachelor’s degree, prepare for a new career, or take a few courses to improve your job skills. With nearly 60 programs to choose from in areas like health, business, computer sciences, criminal justice, culinary arts and more, you are sure to find a program that is right for you.

When you start at Northern Essex and then transfer, you can save thousands of dollars on your bachelor’s degree. You receive the same diploma as your peers who started at a four-year college – without all the debt!

NECC also offers a vibrant campus life. With over 20 student clubs, 12 varsity sports, performing arts, study abroad programs, leadership programs, and more, you are sure to find an activity that meets your interests.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling 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  
Accepts Common App
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$7,941 / 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
$5,673 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
79%

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

Winter Courses at NECC

Catch up on your credits from last semester or get ahead for next semester with an NECC Winter course. With an NECC Winter course you can: take classes online from the safety and comfort of your own home; complete a 3 credit course in just 3 weeks; earn credits that can be transferred to another college or university; save money on tuition (a typical three-credit course costs less than $800).

Online

Online Programs Offered
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
3
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    33%
  • On Campus
    53%
  • Online
    14%

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Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,595 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,337
Undergrads Over 25
17%
Pell Grant
52%
Varsity Athletes
6%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
22%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%

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Rating 3.79 out of 5  336 reviews
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