- The mission of Eastfield College is to provide educational opportunities through high-quality instruction, services and programs in an environment conducive to student success in academic, technical, occupational, and continuing education. Our purpose is to develop responsible citizenship, to value diversity and cultural enrichment, and to be accountable and adaptable.
Eastfield College serves 16,505 students (19% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
- Enrollment: 16,505 students
- In-state tuition: $3,015
- Out-state tuition: $4,695
- Student:teacher ratio: 27:1
- Minority enrollment: 81%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
The teacher population of 613 teachers has grown by 157% over five years.
(TX) Community College Avg.
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of Eastfield College has grown by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 57:1 over five years.
The Eastfield College diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $3,015 is less than the state average of $4,287. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,695 is less than the state average of $6,528. The out-state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- Eastfield College has been serving the Mesquite, Garland and East Dallas community since 1970. Eastfield College works to provide educational opportunities through high-quality instruction, services and programs in an environment conducive to student success in academic, technical, occupational, and continuing education. Eastfield is part of the Dallas County Community College District. Sometimes known as the 'Educational Village' because of its unique architecture, it is located on 244 acres at the intersection of Interstate 30 and Motley Drive in Mesquite. Eastfield began operation in 1970 and has continually strived to assess the educational and cultural needs of students and the community in order to provide the finest in educational services. The Eastfield campus rises impressively from the plains of eastern Dallas County. Functional building clusters give students easy access to classrooms and labs and the overall aesthetic effect has earned Eastfield several architectural awards of excellence. The careful landscape planning includes terraced areas throughout the campus, a heated outdoor exercise pool, gymnasium, baseball field, jogging trail and tennis courts. In addition, the campus boasts an outstanding Performance Hall which serves the college and community for a variety of fine arts events. Eastfield College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.
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