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 75% (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  1907
    (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
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A recent report revealed that many California community college students take twice as long to get an associate’s degree as is normally required. While community college is less expensive than attending a four-year institution, students who drag out their degree programs lose much of that savings in additional tuition, fees, textbooks, and lost wages. In this article, we examine the reasons why some students take so long to graduate.