Essex County Community Colleges

In Essex County, New Jersey, you can find 2 community colleges serving 12,603 students.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is less than the state average of 36:1.

Essex County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • NewarkEssex County College
    Public
    303 University Ave
    NewarkNJ 7102
    (973)877-3000
    12,175 students
  • Newark
    Pillar College
    Private not-for-profit
    60 Park Place Suite 701
    NewarkNJ 7102
    (973)803-5000
    428 students
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Did You Know?
For New Jersey public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,489 per year for in-state students and $7,123 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,773 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
New Jersey community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Middlesex County College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.