Essex County College

Address:
303 University Ave, Newark, NJ 07102
Phone:
973-877-3000
Website:
http://www.essex.edu
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About Essex County College

Essex County College is classified as a public, multi-campus Associate’s college located within a large metropolitan area, or within an area with a population with more than 500,000 residents. This very large two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 5,000 to 9,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, 40-59% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate13,314
 Graduate0
 Total13,314
GenderFemale59%
 Male41%
Student Age% Under 2558%
 % 25 and Over42%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time59%
 % Part-time41%
Race/Ethnicity% White11.6%
 % Black50.3%
 % Asian3.6%
 % Latino21.9%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown7.6%
 % International student5%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyArchitecture
Art Degrees OfferedAssociates Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 In-State Tuition & Fees$5,988
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$5,988
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid55%
 % Undergraduates with Loans1%
 % Undergraduates with Grants55%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,200
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$4,056
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,161
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,161

Neighborhood Data for the Newark Area

Median Age32.2
Median Household Income$35,696
Total Population275,512
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.7% 50.3%
 Age 0-951.2%48.8%
 Age 10-1753.0%47.0%
 Age 18-2452.8%47.2%
 Age 25-2951.6%48.4%
 Age 30-3951.3%48.7%
 40+47.6%52.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White27.1%
 % Black52.5%
 % Asian1.6%
 % Latino32.6%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedNo
Meal Plan ProvidedNo
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$4,056
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$808
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50030.7%31.0%10.4%
 $500 to $74920.5%19.1%0.0%
 $750 to $99928.7%33.6%27.9%
 Over $100020.1%16.2%49.8%
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