East Central Community College seeks to fulfill the educational needs of its students from the five-county district which it serves. In a continuing effort to meet these needs, the College, through its board of trustees, administration, faculty, and staff conceives its purpose to be to provide instruction and service. To achieve its instructional goals, the College provides programs of instruction which incorporate knowledge and skills applicable to life in a complex world society. In addition to offering its students opportunities for their mental, physical, and emotional development, the College, as a service provider, also offers the constituencies of the district counties opportunities for assistance for growth and advancement. To successfully fulfill its purpose, East Central Community College provides, at minimum cost, a variety of programs which include senior college or university parallel, technical, health-related, vocational, adult, and remedial education.
East Central Community College serves 2,599 students (76.61% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 47%.
East Central Community College is the only community colleges within Newton County