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Why ECC?

Affordability: You save substantially from a four-year school at $132 per credit hour and still get an outstanding education that will expand your opportunities and your earning power.

Financial Aid Options: We provide numerous options to make an ECC education even more affordable. Scholarships are available whether you are just beginning your studies or are near graduation. Whether you are coming from high school or an adult learner, we have financial aid options for you!

Academic Excellence: Each of our more than 130 degree and certificate programs is rigorous, challenging, and focused on the real world.

Career Certifications: Earn a certificate and learn in-demand skills needed for today's workforce. ECC students go on to work at Fortune 500 companies and leading businesses throughout the region.

Transfer Easily: Our transfer plans allow you to start at ECC and make a smooth transfer. ECC's credit courses have transferred to more than 900 colleges and universities nationwide.

Flexibility: Classes are available in hybrid and online formats, with accelerated options available. Explore learning options and classes.

Support: In small classes, you'll work with faculty who are experienced professionals and dedicated teachers. Plus, support services, from free tutoring to wellness, are available to help you every step of the way.

Career Development: Internship and apprenticeship programs let you combine your classroom knowledge with on the job learning, all while earning valuable work experience for your resume. If you're still searching for the right career path, our Career Development Services can help you.

Community Feel: Sing in the choir, join the Gamers Club, direct a play, or join one of our 10 NJCAA sports teams–student life at ECC is vibrant and welcoming.

Exploration: At ECC, you are free to explore without paying high tuition rates. Take courses in a variety of subjects and careers to help you find your path. Plus, we offer a wide range of study abroad opportunities so that you can earn credits towards your degree or certificate and develop skills to succeed in a globalized society. We are offering opportunities to England, Austria, Mexico, and more.

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Bilingual Admissions Coordinator: 847-214-7689