Essex County Community Colleges

  • There are 3 community colleges in Essex County, New Jersey, serving 11,946 students.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 31:1.

Essex County Community Colleges

  • College Location Students
  • 251 Washington Ave.
    Belleville NJ  07109
    9737519051

    n/a
    students
  • 303 University Ave
    Newark NJ  07102
    (973)877-3000

    11,468 students
  • Pillar College
    Private, non-profit
    60 Park Place, Suite 701
    Newark NJ  07102
    (973)803-5000

    478 students
Recent Articles
June 20, 2018
Explore a trend seen this year, where enrollment rates are stabilizing or even falling at many community colleges around the country.
June 20, 2018
Community college graduation rates may appear to be in dire straits, but what are the real numbers? Could it be that the “successful” students who transfer to four-year universities are considered community college “drop outs” statistically?
June 18, 2018
Community Colleges have existed for more than 100 years and they have changed significantly in that amount of time. Keep reading to learn more about the history of community colleges and how they've changed the face of American public education.