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
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.