Essex County College

Newark, NJ

Essex County College

Newark, NJ

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

29

students

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Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,757
Declined
Total Received 7,757
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Public

11,979

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Essex County College was founded in 1966. It is an open-door, public, community college located in Newark, NJ, with a branch campus in West Caldwell.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 11,979
Established in 1966
Coeducational Coeducational

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22-acre campus in Newark (population: 285,154), 10 miles from New York City. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus. Branch campus in West Caldwell.

  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Newark Liberty International

Essex County College
303 University Avenue
Newark
07102

Top Organizations

  • Fashion Entertainment Board
  • Phi Theta Kappa
  • Latin Student Union
  • DECA
  • Black Student Association
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $25
Application deadline August 15

Not Selective

100%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,757
Declined
Total Received 7,757

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 49
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Soccer
Track and field

Intramural Sports Men

Table tennis, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NJCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Chemical Technology/Technician
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Communications Technology/Technician
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Education, General
Educational/Instructional Technology
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
Engineering, General
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Human Services, General
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Information Science/Studies
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician
Mathematics, General
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Music, General
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

11,979

total students

99%

in-state

1%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

11,979
students

Female
58%
6,940

Male
42%
5,039

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

54%

6,569
students

Female
58%
3,760

Male
42%
2,809

46%

5,410
students

Female
59%
3,180

Male
41%
2,230

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
48%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
Hispanic/Latino
9%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

268

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment no
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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