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 higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
Erie Community College is one of 7 community colleges within Erie County, NY.
The nearest community college is Bryant & Stratton College-Buffalo (0.3 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 499 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
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
59 staff
Erie Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 13,625 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
13,625 students
1,282 students
Erie Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1
Erie Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
8,993 students
810 students
Erie Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,632 students
1,017 students
Erie Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Erie Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Erie Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Erie Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Erie Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Erie Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Erie Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Erie Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Erie Community College Unknown (2010-2013)
% Non Resident races
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. 0.37 0.53
Erie Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,559 is less than the state average of $5,742. 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 $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,559 $5,742
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,554 $10,294
Erie Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
Erie Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Buffalo Bryant & Stratton College-Buffalo
    Private for-profit
    465 Main Street Suite 400
    Buffalo, NY 14203
    0.3  Mi  |  740  students
  • Buffalo Trocaire College
    Private not-for-profit
    360 Choate Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14220
    4  Mi  |  1457  students
  • Buffalo Villa Maria College
    Private not-for-profit
    240 Pine Ridge Rd
    Buffalo, NY 14225
    4.6  Mi  |  474  students
  • Orchard Park Bryant & Stratton College-Southtowns
    Private for-profit
    Sterling Park - 200 Redtail Rd.
    Orchard Park, NY 14127
    8.2  Mi  |  570  students
  • Getzville ITT Technical Institute-Getzville
    Private for-profit
    2295 Millersport Hwy
    Getzville, NY 14068
    10.4  Mi  |  420  students
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Did You Know?
For Erie, 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, 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 0.33, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Erie, NY is Bryant & Stratton College-Buffalo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.