Estrella Mountain Community College

Tel: (623)935-8000
8,832 students
Public institution
School Highlights:
Estrella Mountain Community College serves 8,832 students (32% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the community college average of 26:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Estrella Mountain Community College is one of 34 community colleges within Maricopa County County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (3.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 211 teachers has grown by 42% over five years.
Estrella Mountain Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates 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 211 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 8,832 teachers has grown by 47% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has decreased from 45:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,832 students
1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 42:1
26:1
# Full-Time Students
2,828 students
816 students
# Part-Time Students 6,004 students
1,024 students
Estrella Mountain Community College sch enrollment Estrella Mountain Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
4%
2%
% Hispanic
46%
7%
% Black
9%
12%
% White
32%
57%
% Two or more races
2%
2%
% Unknown races
5%
3%
Estrella Mountain Community College sch ethnicity Estrella Mountain Community 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. 0.64 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,974 is less than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,758 is less than the state average of $10,047. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,974 $5,940
Estrella Mountain Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,758 $10,047
Estrella Mountain Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 83%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Maricopa, 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 $14,376 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Maricopa, 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 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Maricopa, AZ is International institute of the americas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.