Essex is a high-quality choice at an affordable price for those looking to attend college. We offer our students dynamic academic programs, top-notch faculty, various financing options, and a bustling student life. Our main campus reaps all the resources of being in New Jersey’s largest city, Newark – plenty of fun things to do, one of the most diverse communities in the area, and convenient means of transportation. All in all, students who attend Essex receive not only a top-quality education, but a truly unique college experience.


Application Process

  1. Submit an Application for Admission or Apply Online. A $30.00 non-refundable Application Fee is required.
  2. Submit Official High School Transcript or proof of GED.
  3. Complete Placement Testing if required.
  4. Complete the FAFSA if you are applying for Financial Aid.
  5. Comply with the State of New Jersey requirement for immunization against Measles, Mumps, and Rubella by submitting proof of immunization.
  6. Attend Advisement & Registration session.
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