Estrella Mountain Community College

3000 N Dysart Rd
Avondale, AZ 85323-1000
Tel: (623)935-8000
9,164 students
Public institution
School Highlights
Estrella Mountain Community College serves 9,164 students (33% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is lower than the state community college average of 39:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Estrella Mountain Community College is one of 31 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (3.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 245 teachers has grown by 57% over five years.
College Estrella Mountain 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 245 staff
62 staff
Estrella Mountain Community College Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 9,164 has grown by 26% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has decreased from 45:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.65 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment 9,164 students 1,371 students
Estrella Mountain Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 37:1
22:1
Estrella Mountain Community College Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 3,015 students
779 students
Estrella Mountain Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 6,149 students
1,083 students
Estrella Mountain Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Estrella Mountain Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Estrella Mountain Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
4%
5%
Estrella Mountain Community College Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
37%
20%
Estrella Mountain Community College Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
6%
15%
Estrella Mountain Community College Black (2006-2014)
% White
46%
49%
Estrella Mountain Community College White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
2%
3%
Estrella Mountain Community College More (2010-2014)
% Unknown races
3%
6%
Estrella Mountain Community College Unknown (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Estrella Mountain Community College Non Resident (2006-2014)
Estrella Mountain 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. 0.65 0.70
Estrella Mountain Community College Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,046 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,830 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,046 $5,664
Estrella Mountain Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,830 $10,360
Estrella Mountain Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 82%
90%
Estrella Mountain Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Maricopa County, AZ public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,854 per year for in-state students and $7,638 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,480 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Maricopa County, AZ 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 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Maricopa County, AZ is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.