Essex County College

Tuition & Fees $8,966
Student Population 6,360
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $4,724
Graduation Rate 15 %
Students:Faculty 21

Academic Overview

Essex County College is a public, 2-4 years institute located in Newark, New Jersey. It is an Associate's - Public Rural-serving Small by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Associate's degree.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $5,095 for New Jersey residents and $8,966 for out-of-state students. The school offers only undergraduate programs and a total of 6,360 students are enrolled.
The salary after graduation from Essex County College varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $34,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, Essex's tuition & fees is $5,095 for New Jersey residents and $8,966 for non-residents.
2022 Tuition & Fees
New Jersey ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Essex.
The average received amount of financial aid is $4,724 and 69% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 6,360 students is attending , and the student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.
Graduation Rate for Essex County College is 15 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Essex County College is 11 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Essex County College is 51 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Essex County College is 6,360
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Essex County College is 21 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
21 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $4,724 at Essex County College.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address303 University Ave, Newark, NJ 7102
Online Applicationhttps://www.essex.edu/admissions/
Financial Aidwww.essex.edu/fa/
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.essex.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/NetPrice/index.html
Veterans Tuitionwww.essex.edu/veteran/
Disability Servicewww.essex.edu/differently-abled-support-services/

Offered Degrees

Essex offers 47 major programs through online and on-site education where 1 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate60
Associate's Degree351

Special Learning Opportunities

Essex County College offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for undergraduate programs. The school provides programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:24)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $3,000)

Veterans Benefits

Essex County College has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges