Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924)

Tel: (915)566-9621
513 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) serves 513 students (77% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) is one of 7 community colleges within El Paso County, TX.
The nearest community college is Anamarc College-El Paso Central (5.1 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 513 teachers has grown by 47% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 19% over five years.
Total Enrollment
513 students
1,287 students
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
397 students
832 students
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 116 students
1,021 students
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) sch enrollment Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
1%
% Asian
-
2%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Asian (2007-2008)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
80%
7%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
5%
12%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Black (2006-2012)
% White
14%
66%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 2%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) sch ethnicity Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) 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. 0.34 0.45
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Diversity Score (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For El Paso public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,966 per year for in-state students and $3,646 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,525 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in El Paso is 85%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

El Paso 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 0.37, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in El Paso is Border Institute Of Technology. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.