Eastfield College

Tel: (972)860-7100
14,529 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 14,529 students (23% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
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 236 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
College Eastfield College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 236 staff
61 staff
Eastfield College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 14,529 has grown by 38% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment 14,529 students 1,315 students
Eastfield College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 3,338 students
815 students
Eastfield College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 11,191 students
1,061 students
Eastfield College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Eastfield College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
4%
5%
Eastfield College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
39%
20%
Eastfield College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
26%
15%
Eastfield College Black (2006-2013)
% White
27%
49%
Eastfield College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1%
3%
% Unknown races
3%
6%
Eastfield College Unknown (2006-2013)
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. 0.71 0.70
Eastfield College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,910 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,590 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,910 $5,590
Eastfield College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,590 $10,086
Eastfield College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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
    905 students | 3.20 Mi1800 Eastgate Dr
    Garland, TX 75041
    (972)686-7878
    3.20905
  • 177 students | 3.40 Mi3909 S Buckner Blvd
    Dallas, TX 75227
    (214)388-5466
    3.40177
  • Everest College-Dallas
    Private for-profit
    1,074 students | 7.00 Mi6080 North Central Expressway
    Dallas, TX 75206
    (214)234-4850
    7.001,074
  • 1,428 students | 7.60 Mi8080 Park Lane Suite 100
    Dallas, TX 75231
    (214)692-8080
    7.601,428
  • 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 $4,094 per year for in-state students and $5,380 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,103 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 0.75, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. 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.