Outstanding Facilities & Small Classes

The 22-acre main campus in Newark features a multilevel megastructure covering three city blocks, a two-level multipurpose Physical Education Building/Child Development Center complex, the Center for Technology, and the Clara E. Dasher Student Center. Among the resources of the 502,000-square-foot megastructure are state-of-the-art laboratories, high tech classrooms with advanced teaching modalities, the Mary B. Burch Theater for Performing Arts, and a newly renovated library equipped with online public access catalog stations, a computer lab offering instruction in formation literacy, and extensive resource materials.

The West Essex branch campus of ECC in West Caldwell meets the education and training needs of people who live and work in the western part of Essex County. The faculty include state-of-the art computer labs, science labs, a library, a student center, and the same student support services that are offered at the main campus. Students attending this branch campus may complete degree requirements for associate degrees in the following majors: Business, Social Sciences, Liberal Arts, Education, and Criminal Justice. Ample onsite parking and access to public transportation make the campus an ideal location for students.

Small Classes

At ECC, most of the classes are small, usually with no more than 25 to 30 students, ensuring that students receive personal attention. Faculty not only have outstanding mastery of their subject areas but are also known for their personal commitment to their students.