Erie Community College

121 Ellicott St
Buffalo, NY 14203-2698
Tel: (716)842-2770
12,733 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Erie Community College serves 12,733 students (66% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Erie Community College is one of 7 community colleges within Erie County, NY.
The nearest community college is Bryant & Stratton College-Buffalo (0.30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 493 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
College Erie Community College (NY) 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 Private not-for-profit
Total Faculty 493 staff 70 staff

Student Body

The student population of 12,733 has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 14% over five years.
Total Enrollment 12,733 students 1,163 students
Student:Teacher Ratio 26:1 27:1
# Full-Time Students 8,424 students 957 students
# Part-Time Students 4,309 students 377 students
% Asian
2%
6%
% Hispanic
6%
19%
% Black
12%
17%
% White
71%
49%
% Two or more races
3%
1%
% Unknown races
5%
8%
% Non Resident races
1%
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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. 0.48 0.68

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,444 is less than the state average of $9,546. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,344 is less than the state average of $11,402. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,444 $9,546
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,344 $11,402
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84% 93%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Erie County, NY private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,437 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Erie County, NY 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 0.41, which is lower than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Erie County, NY is Bryant & Stratton College-Buffalo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.