Essex County College

Find Essex County New Jersey colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools. Colleges and universities provide information on degree programs, such as associate degrees, bachelor degrees, masters degrees, doctorate degrees, and trade certifications, college applications, financial aid, tuition, and student alumni resources.


Best Care Training Inst. 68 South Harrison Street East Orange NJ 07018 973-673-3900


Bloomfield College 467 Franklin Street Bloomfield NJ 07003 973-748-9000

Caldwell College 120 Bloomfield Avenue Caldwell NJ 07006 973-618-3000

Drake College of Business-Newark 800 Broad Street Newark NJ 07102 973-645-1333

Eastern International College 251 Washington Avenue Belleville NJ 07109 973-751-9051

Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine 427 Bloomfield Avenue Montclair NJ 07042 973-746-8717

Empire Beauty School-Bloomfield 15 Ward Street Bloomfield NJ 07003 800-920-4593

Essex County College 303 University Avenue Newark NJ 07102 973-877-3000

Hohokus School-RETS Nutley 103 Park Avenue Nutley NJ 07110 973-661-0600

Montclair State University 855 Valley Road Montclair NJ 07043 973-655-4000

Mountainside School of Nursing 1 Bay Avenue Glen Ridge NJ 07028 973-429-6060

National Career Institute 134 Evergreen Place East Orange NJ 07018 973-678-3901

New Community Workforce Development Center 201 Bergen Street Newark NJ 07103 973-824-6484

New Jersey Institute of Technology University Heights Newark NJ 07102 973-596-3000

Pillar College 60 Park Place Newark NJ 07102 800-234-9305

Rutgers University-Newark 249 University Avenue Newark NJ 07102 973-353-1766

Seton Hall University 400 South Orange Avenue South Orange NJ 07079 973-761-9000

Star Career Academy-Newark 550 Broad Street Newark NJ 07102 973-639-0789

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey 65 Bergen Street Newark NJ 07107 973-972-4300

What is a College?

Colleges and universities provide post-secondary and higher education degree programs, including associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, doctorate degrees, and trade certifications. Some colleges focus on liberal arts, while others focus on the sciences or vocational trades. Colleges and universities provide communities with a variety of jobs, from administrative and educational positions to custodial, food service and security positions.

As well as education, colleges provide entertainment venues for sporting events, fine arts shows, and performing arts. They help students with enrollment, college applications, and financial aid. They also provide alumni services, career placement services, financial aid in the form of work study, housing so students can live on campus. Most also offer medical services, and some also provide transportation. Some four-year colleges and universities are as large as small cities.