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 28,308 students (33% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 61%.
  • El Paso Community College is one of 8 community colleges within El Paso County, TX.
  • The nearest community college to El Paso Community College is Border Institute Of Technology (1.1 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 677 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
El Paso Community College(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty677 staff76 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of El Paso Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The El Paso Community College diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment28,308 students3,921 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio42:135:1
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# Full-Time Students9,329 students1,055 students
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# Part-Time Students18,979 students2,866 students
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% Asian
1%
4%
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% Hispanic
85%
37%
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% Black
2%
13%
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% White
9%
39%
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% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.270.69
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College Completion Rate
13%
21%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,000$33,800
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,094 is less than the state average of $4,026. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $3,654 is less than the state average of $6,207. The out-state tuition has grown by 45% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,094$4,026
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Out-State Tuition Fees$3,654$6,207
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid85%84%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,270$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$5,015
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Source: 2016 (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.

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Did You Know?
El Paso community colleges have a diversity score of 0.28, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in El Paso is Vista College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.