Eastfield College

3737 Motley Dr
Mesquite, TX 75150-2099
Tel: (972)860-7100
15,112 students
Public institution
The mission of Eastfield College is to provide educational opportunities through high-quality instruction, services and programs in an environment conducive to student success in academic, technical, occupational, and continuing education. Our purpose is to develop responsible citizenship, to value diversity and cultural enrichment, and to be accountable and adaptable.
School Highlights
Eastfield College serves 15,112 students (22% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 61%.
Eastfield College is one of 20 community colleges within Dallas County, TX.
The nearest community college is Remington College-Dallas Campus (3.20 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 266 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
College Eastfield College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 266 staff
62 staff
Eastfield College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 15,112 has grown by 26% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is equal to the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 15,112 students 1,371 students
Eastfield College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 3,358 students
779 students
Eastfield College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 11,754 students
1,083 students
Eastfield College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Eastfield College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Eastfield College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
5%
5%
Eastfield College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
38%
20%
Eastfield College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
22%
15%
Eastfield College Black (2006-2014)
% White
32%
49%
Eastfield College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
% Unknown races
2%
6%
Eastfield College Unknown (2006-2014)
Eastfield College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.70 0.70
Eastfield College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,015 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,695 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,015 $5,664
Eastfield College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,695 $10,360
Eastfield College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 64%
90%
Eastfield College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Eastfield College has been serving the Mesquite, Garland and East Dallas community since 1970. Eastfield College works to provide educational opportunities through high-quality instruction, services and programs in an environment conducive to student success in academic, technical, occupational, and continuing education. Eastfield is part of the Dallas County Community College District. Sometimes known as the 'Educational Village' because of its unique architecture, it is located on 244 acres at the intersection of Interstate 30 and Motley Drive in Mesquite. Eastfield began operation in 1970 and has continually strived to assess the educational and cultural needs of students and the community in order to provide the finest in educational services. The Eastfield campus rises impressively from the plains of eastern Dallas County. Functional building clusters give students easy access to classrooms and labs and the overall aesthetic effect has earned Eastfield several architectural awards of excellence. The careful landscape planning includes terraced areas throughout the campus, a heated outdoor exercise pool, gymnasium, baseball field, jogging trail and tennis courts. In addition, the campus boasts an outstanding Performance Hall which serves the college and community for a variety of fine arts events. Eastfield College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Remington College-Dallas Campus
    Private not-for-profit
    822 students | 3.20 Mi1800 Eastgate Dr
    Garland TX 75041
    (972)686-7878
    3.20822
  • 128 students | 3.40 Mi3909 S Buckner Blvd
    Dallas TX 75227
    (214)388-5466
    3.40128
  • Everest College-Dallas
    Private for-profit
    712 students | 7.00 Mi6080 North Central Expressway
    Dallas TX 75206
    (214)234-4850
    7.00712
  • 1,155 students | 7.60 Mi8080 Park Lane, Suite 100
    Dallas TX 75231
    (214)692-8080
    7.601,155
  • 18,915 students | 8.70 Mi12800 Abrams Rd.
    Dallas TX 75243
    9722386100
    8.7018,915
Did You Know?
For Dallas County, TX public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $2,490 per year for in-state students and $3,960 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,225 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Dallas County, TX community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.73, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Dallas County, TX is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Dallas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.