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27 GOING TO COLLEGE IN NEW JERSEY • WWW.HESAA.ORG • 1-609-584-4480 TWO-YEAR COLLEGE Admission Ofce: Phone: (973) 877-3052/3119/4445 Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am – 6 pm Financial Aid Ofce: Phone: (973) 877-3200 Hours: Mon–Thurs 9 am - 5:45 pm, Fri. 9 am - 4:15 pm Directions: Essex County College is a fully accredited public community college with a total enrollment of more than 26,000 students pursuing 51 Associate degrees and 26 Certifcate programs and numerous continuing education programs on campuses in Newark, West Caldwell (West Essex) and Cedar Grove (Public Safety Academy). Students can choose from a convenient schedule of day, evening and weekend classes during two 15-week semesters, a winter intersession, and two summer terms. Sunday and online classes are also ofered. Essex sends more transfer students to Rutgers, New Jersey Institute of Technology and Montclair State University than any other college. Since 2012, Essex has been one of the leading two-year institutions in the nation in producing Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Transfer Scholars who receive up to a $120,000 award from this prestigious organization. Essex is New Jersey's only two-year College designated a Predominantly Black and a Hispanic Serving Institution. Recently, Essex County College was selected as a Military Friendly School by Victory Media. For more information, go to ESSEX COUNTY COLLEGE 303 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102 | | @EssexCountyNwk IMPORTANT FACTS: ACADEMIC YEAR • Annual Tuition & Fees: $3,744 • Per Credit Tuition: $116.50 in county • Annual Room & Board: n/a FINANCIAL AID • Application Deadline: Priority processing May 1 OTHER INFORMATION • Student Body Size: 11,468 • Student Teacher ratio: 26:1 • Middle States Accredited • A 2-year public co-educational college • Number of degreed undergraduate programs: 51

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