Northern Essex Community College: Review & Facts

Northern Essex Community College
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Northern Essex Community College is a medium two-year, public school with 7,040 students enrolled. This college was established in 1965 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Haverhill, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
54
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Northern Essex Community College.

Northern Essex Community College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 54 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Medical Assistant, Criminal Justice, Business, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
60%
The rate of student retention at Northern Essex Community College is relatively low at 60% (way below Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Northern Essex Community College is very low - 20%. About 21% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Northern Essex Community College is reasonably decent, 21:1. Find out more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$9,400
Average tuition costs are low, around $6,400 per year. The additional fees at Northern Essex Community College (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $3,000, which makes it a total of $9,400 per academic year.

Read the details about Northern Essex Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Northern Essex Community College accepts dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Northern Essex Community College is $25.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Northern Essex Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (978) 556-3000 or check Northern Essex Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B+
Northern Essex Community College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Northern Essex Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Northern Essex Community College.

Based on the college crime numbers, Northern Essex Community College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

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Post Address: Northern Essex Community College, 100 Elliott Street, Haverhill, Massachusetts 01830-2399, USA
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