Eastfield College

3737 Motley Dr, Mesquite
TX, 75150-2099
Tel: (972)860-7100
14,178 students
Public institution

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The mission of Eastfield College is to provide educational opportunities through high-quality instruction, services and programs in an environment conducive to student success in academic, technical, occupational, and continuing education. Our purpose is to develop responsible citizenship, to value diversity and cultural enrichment, and to be accountable and adaptable.
School Highlights:
Eastfield College serves 14,178 students (25% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Eastfield College is one of 21 community colleges within Dallas County, TX.
The nearest community college is Remington College-Dallas Campus (3.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Eastfield 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

Student Body

The student population of 14,178 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 58:1 has increased from 50:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
14,178 students
1,303 students
Eastfield College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,523 students
834 students
Eastfield College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 10,655 students
1,040 students
Eastfield College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Eastfield College sch enrollment Eastfield College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
5%
2%
Eastfield College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
35%
7%
Eastfield College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
21%
11%
Eastfield College Black (2006-2012)
% White
38%
66%
Eastfield College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Eastfield College sch ethnicity Eastfield College sta ethnicity
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. 0.69 0.44
Eastfield College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,490 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $3,960 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,490 $5,890
Eastfield College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,960 $10,047
Eastfield College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Eastfield College has been serving the Mesquite, Garland and East Dallas community since 1970. Eastfield College works to provide educational opportunities through high-quality instruction, services and programs in an environment conducive to student success in academic, technical, occupational, and continuing education. Eastfield is part of the Dallas County Community College District. Sometimes known as the �Educational Village� because of its unique architecture, it is located on 244 acres at the intersection of Interstate 30 and Motley Drive in Mesquite. Eastfield began operation in 1970 and has continually strived to assess the educational and cultural needs of students and the community in order to provide the finest in educational services. The Eastfield campus rises impressively from the plains of eastern Dallas County. Functional building clusters give students easy access to classrooms and labs and the overall aesthetic effect has earned Eastfield several architectural awards of excellence. The careful landscape planning includes terraced areas throughout the campus, a heated outdoor exercise pool, gymnasium, baseball field, jogging trail and tennis courts. In addition, the campus boasts an outstanding Performance Hall which serves the college and community for a variety of fine arts events. Eastfield College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.

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For Dallas, TX public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,644 per year for in-state students and $6,788 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,610 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
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