Effective July 1, 2016 Essex County College retroactively increased the in-county tuition rate by $3.00 per credit hour and the out of county rate by $6 per credit hour beginning with the Fall 2016 semester. The general fee has also been increased by .50 cents and the increases will appear on your next billing statement.
Students should also consider other expenses (meals, books, transportation, etc.), which will vary widely from student to student. Book charges for some full-time students may be as high as $150.00 per class per semester. A student whose funds are limited must plan carefully for a workable budget.
What is the Cost of Attending
Essex County College?
|Tuition per credit hour||$119.50||$239.00|
|Student Activity Fee per credit hour||7.50||7.50|
|General Service Fee per credit hour||32.50||32.50|
|Cost per credit hour||$159.50||$279.00|
Example of Tuition & Fees:
|3 credits||3 x 159.50||=||$478.50||3 x 279.00||=||$837.00|
|6 credits||6 x 159.50||=||$957.00||6 x 279.00||=||$1,674.00|
|9 credits||9 x 159.50||=||$1,435.50||9 x 279.00||=||$2,511.00|
|12 credits||12 x 159.50||=||$1,914.00||12 x 279.00||=||$3,348.00|
|15 credits||15 x 159.50||=||$2,392.50||15 x 279.00||=||$4,185.00|
|18 credits||18 x 159.50||=||$2,871.00||18 x 279.00||=||$5,022.00|
The College recognizes that many students need financial assistance in order to attend college. To help them, the Financial Aid Office administers various types of federal and state aid. Counselors also have information and can give advice concerning employment opportunities and methods of handling personal finances.
Essex County College reserves the right, with no prior notice, to restructure tuition and fee rates.
|Course Audit Fee Per Credit Hour||116.50||272.50|
|CEU Certificate Fee||8.00||8.00|
|CLEP (Service Fee Per Session)||28.50||28.50|
|CLEP (Exam fee per subject)||80.00||80.00|
|Course Change Add/Drop Fee Per Transaction||15.00||15.00|
|Deferred Payment Default Fee||100.00||100.00|
|Deferred Payment Plan (Enrollment Fee)||50.00||50.00|
|Degree Audit Fee (Additional Degree and Certificate)||25.00||25.00|
|Degree Audit Fee (Initial Degree)||50.00||50.00|
|Dishonored Check Fee||35.00||35.00|
|General Fee Per Credit Hour||32.50||32.50|
|ID Card Replacement Fee||6.00||6.00|
|Late Payment Fee||25.00||25.00|
|Late Registration Fee||25.00||25.00|
|Non-Credit Computer Lab Fee (per Instructional Hour)||1.00||1.00|
|Non-Credit Tuition per Instructional Hour||13.00||13.00|
|Off-Campus Registration Fee Per Course (as applicable)||10.00||10.00|
|Parking Key Fee||25.00||25.00|
|Registration Reinstatement Fee||100.00||100.00|
|Schedule & Bill Replacement Fee||1.00||1.00|
|Student Activity Fee Per Credit Hour||7.50||7.50|
|Testing-Out Fee Per Credit Hour – Letter Grade||116.50||272.50|
|Transcript Fee – Official Copy||5.00||5.00|
|Transcript Fee – Unofficial Copy||5.00||5.00|
|Tuition Per Credit Hour||119.50||239.00|
Fees are non-refundable except for course cancellations and for withdrawals during the first week of classes. Essex County College reserves the right, with no prior notice, to restructure tuition fee rates.
* Students with F-1, H-1, J-1 Visa, etc., Temporary Residents and those with Employment Authorized Status are charged the out-of-county tuition rate.
For a more detailed listing of fees, refer to the Essex County College Catalog.
Last Updated: June 23, 2016