Cochise College

Tel: (520)515-0500
4,720 students
Public institution

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Cochise College strives to be a learning community held in high esteem by members of its communities, providing high-quality learning opportunities for its citizens. Whether it's aviation or automobiles, cooking or computers, business or biology, nursing or languages that you love, Cochise College has something for everyone.
School Highlights:
Cochise College serves 4,720 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Cochise College is the only community colleges within Cochise County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Brookline College-Tucson (90.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 167 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Cochise 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 167 staff
59 staff
Cochise College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,720 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,720 students
1,282 students
Cochise College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
22:1
Cochise College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
1,663 students
810 students
Cochise College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 3,057 students
1,017 students
Cochise College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Cochise College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Cochise College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
Cochise College Hawaiian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
42%
7%
Cochise College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
5%
12%
Cochise College Black (2006-2013)
% White
44%
57%
Cochise College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Cochise College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Cochise College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Cochise College non_resident (2006-2013)
Cochise 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. 0.60 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,752 is less than the state average of $5,742. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $6,000 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has declined by 25% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,752 $5,742
Cochise College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $6,000 $10,294
Cochise College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 192 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79%
89%
Cochise College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Cochise College strives to be a learning community held in high esteem by members of its communities, providing high-quality learning opportunities for its citizens. Whether it's aviation or automobiles, cooking or computers, business or biology, nursing or languages that you love, Cochise College has something for everyone. A variety of certificate programs, online professional development classes, workshops and seminars are available in everything from computers and healthcare to general workplace skills and Spanish. The Cochise College Foundation offers a tremendous amount of support in the form of scholarships and grants for our students. All students are encouraged to apply. Many of these scholarships are not based on family income, but rather on academic potential and major. Adult Education offers various programs that are free to all Cochise County residents. These programs include English language acquisition (ELA), GED preparation and testing, adult basic education, reading, civics, citizenship, family literacy and workplace education. Classes meet on Cochise College campuses as well as at schools and other locations in communities across the county.

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Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Tucson Brookline College-Tucson
    Private for-profit
    5441 E. 22nd St Ste.125
    Tucson, AZ 85711
    (520)748-9799
    90.9  Mi  |  496  students
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