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 28% 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 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 493 staff
62 staff
Erie Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

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 0.46 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment 12,733 students 1,371 students
Erie Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
22:1
Erie Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 8,424 students
779 students
Erie Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 4,309 students
1,083 students
Erie Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Erie Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
5%
Erie Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
6%
20%
Erie Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
12%
15%
Erie Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
72%
49%
Erie Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Erie Community College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
5%
6%
Erie Community College Unknown (2010-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Erie Community College Non Resident (2006-2014)
Erie 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. 0.46 0.70
Erie Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,888 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 $9,183 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,888 $5,664
Erie Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,183 $10,360
Erie Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
90%
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 $16,437 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 0.40, 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.