El Paso Community College

Tel: (915)831-2000
30,486 students
Public institution
The mission of El Paso County Community College District is to provide educational opportunities and support services that prepare individuals to improve their personal quality of life and to contribute to their economically and culturally diverse community.
School Highlights:
El Paso Community College serves 30,486 students (28% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
El Paso Community College is one of 9 community colleges within El Paso County, TX.
The nearest community college is Border Institute Of Technology (1.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 726 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
College El Paso Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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 726 staff
61 staff
El Paso Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 30,486 has grown by 18% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has increased from 33:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 35% over five years.
Total Enrollment 30,486 students 1,296 students
El Paso Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 42:1
21:1
El Paso Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 8,460 students
814 students
El Paso Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 22,026 students
1,040 students
El Paso Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
El Paso Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
5%
El Paso Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
85%
21%
El Paso Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
2%
15%
El Paso Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
8%
51%
El Paso Community College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
El Paso Community College Unknown (2011-2013)
% Non Resident races
2%
1%
El Paso Community College Non Resident (2006-2013)
El Paso Community 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. 0.27 0.68
El Paso Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,094 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,654 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 62% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,094 $5,660
El Paso Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,654 $10,250
El Paso Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 85%
89%
El Paso Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Established in 1969, the campuses offer programs to more than 24,000 credit students and 5,300 non-credit students. Students may choose from more than 130 academic programs of study and more than 350 personal enrichment/continuing education courses. The college also offer the latest in technology, training facilities, and innovative learning options such as distance education, online courses, dual credit, student technology services, and a new state-of-the-art model for delivering K-Gray education. In addition, strong community partnerships, customized employer training, and other workforce development initiatives make EPCC the leading training provider of choice for local area business and industry. The college offer the latest in technology, training facilities, and innovative learning options such as distance education, online courses, dual credit, student technology services, and a new state-of-the-art model for delivering K-Gray education. In addition, strong community partnerships, customized employer training, and other workforce development initiatives make EPCC the leading training provider of choice for local area business and industry. The college offers Associates of Arts, Associates of Applied Science degrees and Certificate programs. El Paso County Community College District is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate Degree.

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