Northern Essex Community College

Add Comparison
2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$600
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$7,240
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
9.53%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
4,715
31.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
17.2%
121 Graduates

About

Northern Essex Community College is a higher education institution located in Essex County, MA. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Northern Essex Community College were N/A.

In 2020, 713 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northern Essex Community College. 65.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 34.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (383 degrees), 1.56 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (246 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northern Essex Community College is $600, which is $−7,380 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

dollarCosts

The median undergraduate tuition at Northern Essex Community College is $600, which is $−7,380 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,240.

In 2020, 61% of undergraduate students attending Northern Essex Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 16% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$600
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Northern Essex Community College was $600. The cost of tuition at Northern Essex Community College is $−7,380 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

This chart compares the tuition costs of Northern Essex Community College (in red) with those of other similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price

$7,240
2020 Value
8.83%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Northern Essex Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,240. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Northern Essex Community College grew by 8.83%.

This chart compares the average net price of Northern Essex Community College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Other Student Expenses

$11,220
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northern Essex Community College was of $11,220 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of room and board increased by 11.1% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

This chart compares the average student costs at Northern Essex Community College (in red) with that of similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Financial Aid by Income Level

61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
16%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

61% of undergraduate students at Northern Essex Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 15.1% with respect to 2019, when 53% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Northern Essex Community College (in red) with that of other similar universities.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other expenses.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
9.53%
2018 Default Rate
94
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Northern Essex Community College was 9.53%, which represents 94 out of the 986 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

View Data
Save Image

bookEnrollment

Northern Essex Community College has a total enrollment of 4,715 students. The full-time enrollment at Northern Essex Community College is 1,474 students and the part-time enrollment is 3,241. This means that 31.3% of students enrolled at Northern Essex Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northern Essex Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.2% White, 41.6% Hispanic or Latino, 4.26% Black or African American, 2.04% Asian, 1.68% Two or More Races, 0.233% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.212% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Northern Essex Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (26.7%), followed by White Female (23.5%) and White Male (22.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

31.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northern Essex Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,715 students. The full-time enrollment at Northern Essex Community College is 1,474 and the part-time enrollment is 3,241. This means that 31.3% of students enrolled at Northern Essex Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

This chart shows the full-time vs part-time enrollment status at Northern Essex Community College (in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Retention Rate over Time

54%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Northern Essex Community College was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Northern Essex Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

This chart shows the retention rate over time at Northern Essex Community College (highlighted in red) compares to similar universities.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,129
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,961
  3. Black or African American
    201

The enrolled student population at Northern Essex Community College is 45.2% White, 41.6% Hispanic or Latino, 4.26% Black or African American, 2.04% Asian, 1.68% Two or More Races, 0.233% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.212% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 188 students (3.99%) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

learningGraduates

In 2020, 219 more women than men received degrees from Northern Essex Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Northern Essex Community College is white (383 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (246 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Northern Essex Community College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Northern Essex Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Science Technologies (9 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (10 degrees), and Protective Services (50 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northern Essex Community College are Registered nurses (1,303,270 people), Medical & health services managers (149,620 people), Pharmacists (131,684 people), Police officers (126,355 people), and Other managers (122,034 people).

The most specialized majors at Northern Essex Community College are Science Technologies (9 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (10 degrees), Protective Services (50 degrees), Engineering Technologies (30 degrees), and Health (237 degrees).

View Data
Save Image

Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northern Essex Community College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Surgeons, Economists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Northern Essex Community College are Science Technologies (9 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (10 degrees), Protective Services (50 degrees), Engineering Technologies (30 degrees), and Health (237 degrees).

View Data
Save Image

Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northern Essex Community College are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,453,011 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (319,489 people), Elementary & secondary schools (256,302 people), Outpatient care centers (215,575 people), and Offices of physicians (186,374 people).

The most specialized majors at Northern Essex Community College are Science Technologies (9 degrees awarded), Communication Technologies (10 degrees), Protective Services (50 degrees), Engineering Technologies (30 degrees), and Health (237 degrees).

View Data
Save Image

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Northern Essex Community College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Northern Essex Community College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from bachelors degree programs at Northern Essex Community College according to their major.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

247
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
466
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 247 degrees were awarded to men at Northern Essex Community College, which is 0.53 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (466).

This chart displays the sex disparity between the top 5 majors at Northern Essex Community College by degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Male Majors

In false, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Northern Essex Community College in General Business, which is 1 times approximately the same the 39 female recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common Female Majors

In false, 51 degrees were awarded to women at Northern Essex Community College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.59 times more than the 32 male recipients with that same degree.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Time to Complete

6%
100% Completion Time
18%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 6% of students graduating from Northern Essex Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 18% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 23% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Associates Colleges Carnegie Classification group.

Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (33.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Northern Essex Community College is Male and Two or More Races (33.3% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.48% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    383 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    246 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    31 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northern Essex Community College is white (383 degrees awarded). There were 1.56 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (246 degrees).

0.982% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    231 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    175 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    152 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Northern Essex Community College is white female (231 degrees awarded). There were 1.32 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (175 degrees).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

briefcaseOperations

Northern Essex Community College has an endowment valued at nearly $6.76M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $587k (8.69%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Northern Essex Community College had a total salary expenditure of $64.3M. Northern Essex Community College employs 52 Professors, 14 Associate professors, and 7 Assistant professors. Most academics at Northern Essex Community College are Female Professors (35), Male Professors(17), and Male Associate professors (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northern Essex Community College are: Management, with 67 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 66 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 58 employees.

Endowment

$6.76M
2020 Endowment
19.2%
growth from 2019

Northern Essex Community College has an endowment valued at about $6.76M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Northern Essex Community College grew 19.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $2.34M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

This line chart shows how the endowment at Northern Essex Community College (in red) compares to that of some similar universities.

The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.5M - Federal
  2. $5.66M - State
  3. $1.35M - Local

As of 2020, Northern Essex Community College received $1.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.66M from state grants and contracts, and $1.35M from local grants and contracts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Salary Expenditure

$33.5M
2020 Salaries
2.58%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Northern Essex Community College paid a median of $33.5M in salaries, which represents 52% of their overall expenditure ($64.3M) and a 2.58% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.74% decline from 2018 and a 0.387% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructional Salaries

$5.24M
Instructional Salaries
78
Number of Employees

In 2020, Northern Essex Community College paid a total of $5.24M to 78 employees working as instructors, which represents 15.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
52 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
67 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northern Essex Community College were Professor with 52 employees; Associate professor with 14 employees; and Associate professor with 7 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northern Essex Community College were Management with 67 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 66 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 58 employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northern Essex Community College was Female Professor with 35 employees, Male Professor with 17 employees, and Male Associate professor with 7 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Northern Essex Community College.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart