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 52%.
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 24% over five years.
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, for profit
Total Faculty 493 staff 73 staff
Erie Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 12,733 has declined by 11% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 12,733 students 1,467 students
Erie Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 27:1
Erie Community College Student Staff Ratio (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 8,424 students 957 students
Erie Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 4,309 students 378 students
Erie Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Erie Community College Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
6%
Erie Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
6%
19%
Erie Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
12%
17%
Erie Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
71%
48%
Erie Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
3%
1%
Erie Community College More (2010-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
4%
Erie Community College Non Resident (2006-2014)
% Unknown races
5%
5%
Erie Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.47 0.70
Erie Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $4,444 is equal to the state average of $4,444. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,344 is less than the state average of $8,510. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,444 $4,444
Erie Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,344 $8,510
Erie Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84% 93%
Erie Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
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 $16,085 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 0.67. The most diverse community college in Erie County, NY is Bryant & Stratton College-Buffalo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.