Erie Community College

Tel: (716)842-2770
13,625 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Erie Community College serves 13,625 students (66% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
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 499 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
College Erie 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 499 staff
61 staff
Erie Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 13,625 has grown by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 37% over five years.
Total Enrollment 13,625 students 1,315 students
Erie Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1
22:1
Erie Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 8,993 students
815 students
Erie Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,632 students
1,061 students
Erie Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Erie Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Erie Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
2%
5%
Erie Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
6%
20%
Erie Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
16%
15%
Erie Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
65%
49%
Erie Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Erie Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
6%
6%
Erie Community College Unknown (2010-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Erie Community College Non Resident (2006-2013)
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. 0.55 0.70
Erie Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,559 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,554 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,559 $5,590
Erie Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,554 $10,086
Erie Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
89%
Erie Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Erie County, NY private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,205 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 0.49, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Erie County, NY is ITT Technical Institute-Getzville. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.