Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927)

Tel: (915)760-8107
826 students
Private for-profit
School Highlights:
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) serves 826 students (82% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is lower than the community college average of 35:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 65%.
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) is one of 9 community colleges within El Paso County, TX.
The nearest community college is International Business College-El Paso (El Paso - 79907) (2.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 57% over five years.
College Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) 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 Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 30 staff
61 staff
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Total Faculty (2006-2013)
Number of Programs Offered 9 7

Student Body

The student population of 826 has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has grown by 169% over five years.
Total Enrollment 826 students 1,296 students
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1
21:1
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 674 students
814 students
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 152 students
1,040 students
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
79%
21%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
4%
15%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Black (2006-2013)
% White
16%
51%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) White (2006-2013)
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) 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. 0.35 0.68
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 95%
89%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

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