Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924)

Tel: (915)566-9621
529 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) serves 529 students (78% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 61%.
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) is one of 9 community colleges within El Paso County, TX.
The nearest community college is Anamarc College-El Paso Central (5.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 47% over five years.
College 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
Total Faculty 37 staff
62 staff
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Total Faculty (2006-2014)
Number of Programs Offered 10 8

Student Body

The student population of 529 has grown by 25% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 45% over five years.
Total Enrollment 529 students 1,371 students
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
22:1
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 413 students
779 students
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 116 students
1,083 students
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2014)
% Asian
1%
5%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Asian (2007-2014)
% Hispanic
71%
20%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
7%
15%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Black (2006-2014)
% White
19%
49%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) White (2006-2014)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Hawaiian (2008-2010)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Unknown (2011-2014)
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) 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. 0.45 0.70
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96%
90%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

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