Essex County Community Colleges

  • There are 3 community colleges in Essex County, Massachusetts, serving 14,652 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 71% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), and the student:teacher ratio is 25:1.

Essex County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • Marian Court College
    Private, non-profit
    35 Little's Point Rd
    Swampscott MA  01907
    (781)309-5200

    277 students
  • 1 Ferncroft Rd
    Danvers MA  01923
    (978)762-4000

    7,412 students
  • 100 Elliott Street
    Haverhill MA  01830
    (978)556-3000

    6,963 students
Recent Articles
December 21, 2017
Many students start their academic careers at a community college, hoping to transfer to a four-year university, but find themselves missing the mark. Thankfully, a new report surveying university leaders provides ideas on how to help students make the transfer successfully.
December 21, 2017
Learn about the research that shows how participation in community college boosts student performance and success.
December 21, 2017
Learn about the controversy surrounding community colleges' admission policies regarding undocumented immigrants.