El Paso Community College

Tel: (915)831-2000
  • 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 34:1.
  • 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 is Border Institute Of Technology (1.10 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 677 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
El Paso Community College (TX) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public Public
Total Faculty 677 staff 65 staff
El Paso Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 28,308 has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has increased from 36:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 35% over five years.
Total Enrollment 28,308 students 3,585 students
El Paso Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 42:1 34:1
El Paso Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 9,329 students 932 students
El Paso Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 18,979 students 2,653 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 ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.27 0.69
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 $4,255. 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 $6,425. The out-state tuition has grown by 45% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,094 $4,255
El Paso Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $3,654 $6,425
El Paso Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 85% 84%
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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