El Paso Community College

9050 Viscount Blvd
El Paso, TX 79925
Top Ranked (2024): View Rankings
  • 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 26,034 students (29% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 26,034 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,094
  • Out-state tuition: $3,654
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 92%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

El Paso Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,718 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
El Paso Community College
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
1,718 staff
262 staff
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Student Body

The student population of El Paso Community College has declined by 10% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The El Paso Community College diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has declined by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment
26,034 students
4,669 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
7,623 students
1,310 students
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# Part-Time Students
18,411 students
3,359 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
173 students
344 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
7,623 students
1,289 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
18,411 students
3,151 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
15 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
252 students
% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
85%
46%
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% Black
2%
12%
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% White
8%
30%
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% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Non Resident races
2%
2%
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% Unknown races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.25
0.68
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
23%
26%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
2.44%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$30,000
$34,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,094 is less than the state average of $3,924. 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 $6,229. The out-state tuition has declined by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$2,094
$3,924
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$3,654
$6,229
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
87%
83%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$5,538
$10,765
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,685
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
78%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does El Paso Community College cost?
El Paso Community College's tuition is approximately $2,094 for In-State students and $3,654 for Out-State students.
What is El Paso Community College's ranking?
El Paso Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Texas for: Least expensive tuition, Average community college minority breakdown, Largest student body and Least debt for graduating students.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 26,034 students
  • In-state tuition: $2,094
  • Out-state tuition: $3,654
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 92%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

El Paso County, TX community colleges have a diversity score of 0.36, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in El Paso County, TX is Vista College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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