Cochise College

Tel: (520)515-0500
  • 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 13,007 students (57% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is higher than the state community college average of 38:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Cochise College is the only community colleges within Cochise County, AZ.
  • The nearest community college is Brookline College-Tucson (90.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 334 teachers has grown by 81% over five years.
Cochise College (AZ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public Pivate, for profit
Total Faculty 334 staff 57 staff
Cochise College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 13,007 has grown by 160% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has increased from 29:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 13,007 students 5,667 students
Cochise College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 39:1 38:1
Cochise College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 7,474 students 1,082 students
Cochise College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 5,533 students 4,585 students
Cochise College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Cochise College Enrollment Breakdown AZ All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
192 337
Cochise College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
4%
Cochise College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
2%
3%
Cochise College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
42%
27%
Cochise College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
5%
6%
Cochise College Black (2007-2016)
% White
44%
52%
Cochise College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Cochise College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Cochise College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
5%
Cochise College Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups 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. 0.63 0.65
Cochise College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
23%
-
Cochise College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $34,300 -
Cochise College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $77 is less than the state average of $1,833. The in-state tuition has declined by 95% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $116 is less than the state average of $7,109. The out-state tuition has declined by 98% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $77 $1,833
Cochise College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $116 $7,109
Cochise College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79% 84%
Cochise College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates $6,500 -
Cochise College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $3,635 -
Cochise College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, SoccerBaseball, Basketball,
Soccer
Source: 2016 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Brookline College-Tucson
    Pivate, for profit
    507 students | 90.90 Mi5441 E. 22nd St, Ste.125
    Tucson AZ  85711
    (520)748-9799
    90.90507
  • Brown Mackie College-Tucson
    Pivate, for profit
    611 students | 93.00 Mi4585 E Speedway Blvd.
    Tucson AZ  85712
    (520)327-6866
    93.00611
  • The Art Institute of Tucson
    Pivate, for profit
    388 students | 93.20 Mi5099 E. Grant Rd. #100
    Tucson AZ  85712
    (520)318-2700
    93.20388
  • 1,948 students | 94.80 Mi3350 East Grant Road, Suite 200
    Tucson AZ  85716
    (520)326-1600
    94.801,948
  • 172 students | 95.20 Mi2525 N Country Club Rd
    Tucson AZ  85716
    (520)325-0123
    95.20172
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Did You Know?
For Arizona public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,833 per year for in-state students and $7,109 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,052 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Arizona is 95%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Arizona 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 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Arizona is Brookline College-Tempe. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.