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 declined by 16% 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
El Paso Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of El Paso Community College has declined by 12% 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 grown by 24% over five years.
Total Enrollment28,308 students3,921 students
El Paso Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio42:135:1
El Paso Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students9,329 students1,055 students
El Paso Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students18,979 students2,866 students
El Paso Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
El Paso Community College Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
1%
4%
El Paso Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
85%
37%
El Paso Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
2%
13%
El Paso Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
9%
39%
El Paso Community College White (2007-2016)
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
El Paso Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
3%
El Paso Community College Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.270.69
El Paso Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
13%
21%
El Paso Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$30,000$34,000
El Paso Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

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
El Paso Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$3,654$6,207
El Paso Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid85%83%
El Paso Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$6,270$9,500
El Paso Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$4,500$5,250
El Paso Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
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.