El Centro College
- The purpose of El Centro College is to provide Freshman and sophomore courses in arts and sciences, Workforce education programs leading to associate degrees or certificates, Continuing adult education programs for occupational or cultural enrichment, Workforce development programs designed to meet local and statewide needs, Education programs, Ongoing counseling and guidance, Adult literacy and other basic skills programs and other purposes as may be prescribed by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board or local governing boards in the best interest of postsecondary education in Texas.
|El Centro College||(TX) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional||Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Total Faculty||260 staff||121 staff|
- El Centro, a college of the Dallas County Community College District, is centrally located in downtown Dallas and has played a vital role in the area's educational advancement since 1966. El Centro's central location allows students from all parts of Dallas County to take advantage of preprofessional courses transferable to four-year institutions, as well as career training in over 50 exciting fields. The campus has gained international attention for making use of a nine-story, turn-of-the-century department store, renovated to accommodate classrooms, laboratories, computer technology, student center, learning center, performance hall and administrative offices, as well as labs, arts facilities and library. Our new student and technology center, on the south side of the campus, adds a spacious student center, technology classrooms and a new main entrance to the college's downtown setting. The college offers Degrees/Certificates in Arts & Science, Business & Public Service, Communications & Math, Health & Legal Studies, Information Technology Programs & Systems Support and Urban Education. El Centro College is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the associate degree.
- College Location Mi. Students
- 165 students | 1.70 Mi1950 N. Stemmons Freeway, Suite 4080 Dallas INFOMART
Dallas, TX 75207
(214) 637-3530 1.70165
- 111 students | 2.90 Mi2600 Stemmons Fwy Ste 117
Dallas, TX 75207
(214) 638-0484 2.90111
- 490 students | 4.50 Mi1250 Mockingbird Lane, Suite 150
Dallas, TX 75247
(214) 459-8490 4.50490
- 661 students | 6.60 Mi8080 Park Lane, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75231
(214) 692-8080 6.60661
- 11,619 students | 6.90 Mi4849 West Illinois Ave.
Dallas, TX 75211
(214) 860-8680 6.9011,619