Newark Community Colleges

In Newark, New Jersey, you can find 2 community colleges serving 12,301 students.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is more than the 36:1 state average.

Newark, NJ Community Colleges:

  • College Location Students
  • NewarkEssex County College
    Public
    303 University Ave
    NewarkNJ7102
    (973)877-3000
    11,979 students
  • Newark
    Somerset Christian College
    Private not-for-profit
    60 Park Place, Suite 701
    NewarkNJ7102
    (973)803-5000
    322 students
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Federal Student Loans – Unavailable at 20% of Community Colleges
Although a community college education is inexpensive when compared to tuition and fees at a four-year institution, some students still need financial assistance to pay their education bills. Yet, some community colleges don’t participate in the federal student loan program, putting some students in a financial bind.
Post-Recession Cliff Looms for Community Colleges
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