El Paso Community College

  • The mission of El Paso County Community College District is to provide educational opportunities and support services that prepare individuals to improve their personal quality of life and to contribute to their economically and culturally diverse community.

School Highlights

El Paso Community College serves 29,080 students (30% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is same as the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.

Top Rankings

El Paso Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,718 teachers has grown by 107% over five years.
El Paso Community College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-High TraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty1,718 staff262 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of El Paso Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 42:1 over five years.
The El Paso Community College diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment29,080 students4,831 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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# Full-Time Students8,760 students1,371 students
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# Part-Time Students20,320 students3,460 students
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% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
84%
47%
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% Black
2%
12%
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% White
7%
29%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.290.68
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College Completion Rate
21%
24%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,000$34,600
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,094 is less than the state average of $4,287. The in-state tuition has declined by 23% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $3,654 is less than the state average of $6,528. The out-state tuition has declined by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,094$4,287
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,654$6,528
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid85%82%
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Median Debt for Graduates$5,750$10,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Established in 1969, the campuses offer programs to more than 24,000 credit students and 5,300 non-credit students. Students may choose from more than 130 academic programs of study and more than 350 personal enrichment/continuing education courses. The college also offer the latest in technology, training facilities, and innovative learning options such as distance education, online courses, dual credit, student technology services, and a new state-of-the-art model for delivering K-Gray education. In addition, strong community partnerships, customized employer training, and other workforce development initiatives make EPCC the leading training provider of choice for local area business and industry. The college offer the latest in technology, training facilities, and innovative learning options such as distance education, online courses, dual credit, student technology services, and a new state-of-the-art model for delivering K-Gray education. In addition, strong community partnerships, customized employer training, and other workforce development initiatives make EPCC the leading training provider of choice for local area business and industry. The college offers Associates of Arts, Associates of Applied Science degrees and Certificate programs. El Paso County Community College District is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Associate Degree.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to El Paso Community College is Border Institute Of Technology (0.8 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 22 students | 0.80 Mi9611 Acer Ave
    El Paso, TX 79925
    (915) 593-7328
    0.8022
  • Vista College
    Private, for profit
    3,482 students | 2.60 Mi6101 Montana Ave
    El Paso, TX 79925
    (915) 779-8031
    2.603,482
  • 1,450 students | 2.80 Mi1414 Geronimo
    El Paso, TX 79925
    (915) 778-4001
    2.801,450
  • 1,310 students | 7.30 Mi9624 Plaza Circle
    El Paso, TX 79927
    (915) 532-3737
    7.301,310
  • 547 students | 8.00 Mi9451 Diana Drive
    El Paso, TX 79924
    (915) 566-9621
    8.00547
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Did You Know?
El Paso community colleges have a diversity score of 0.36, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in El Paso is Vista College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.