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
  • 684 Newark Ave
    Jersey City NJ  07306
    2012169901

    n/a
    students
  • 303 University Ave
    Newark NJ  7102
    (973)877-3000

    11,468 students
  • Pillar College
    Private, non-profit
    60 Park Place, Suite 701
    Newark NJ  7102
    (973)803-5000

    478 students
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May 20, 2017
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.
May 20, 2017
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