Eastfield College

Tel: (972)860-7100
14,529 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 14,529 students (23% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 62:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Eastfield College is one of 20 community colleges within Dallas County County, TX.
The nearest community college is Remington College-Dallas Campus (3.2 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 236 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Eastfield 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 236 staff
60 staff
Eastfield College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 14,529 teachers has grown by 37% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 62:1 has increased from 50:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
14,529 students
1,266 students
Eastfield College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 62:1
21:1
Eastfield College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
3,338 students
810 students
Eastfield College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 11,191 students
1,017 students
Eastfield College sch enrollment Eastfield College sta enrollment
% Asian
4%
2%
Eastfield College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
39%
7%
Eastfield College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
26%
12%
Eastfield College Black (2006-2013)
% White
27%
57%
Eastfield College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races"
1% 2%
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Eastfield College Unknown (2006-2013)
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 0.53
Eastfield College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,910 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 27% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,590 is less than the state average of $10,260. The out-state tuition has grown by 26% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,910 $5,740
Eastfield College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,590 $10,260
Eastfield College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 65%
89%
Eastfield College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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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