Northern Essex Community College: Ranking & Review

United States

Northern Essex Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)5,7262,2283,498

2,260 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

739 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Northern Essex Community College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Northern Essex Community College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Northern Essex Community College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$600$6,384
Fees for full-time undergraduates$4,392$4,392
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$208$449

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs335335
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities163163
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services130130
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services110110
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service7171
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields3333
Visual and Performing Arts2424
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services1919
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1212
Science Technologies & Technicians1010
Legal Professions and Studies55
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics44
Biological and Biomedical Sciences44
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Grand Total975975

A total of 975 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Northern Essex Community College.

Graduation rate18%16%19%
  • Full-time retention rate - 58%
  • Part-time retention rate - 44%

General info

Alternative namesNECC
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff532
Instructional FTE218
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional

Location and Contacts

Address100 Elliott Street
Haverhill, Massachusetts, 01830-2399
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population61,000