Erie Community College

School Highlights
  • Erie Community College serves 12,733 students (66% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 28:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Erie Community College is one of 6 community colleges within Erie County, NY.
  • The nearest community college to Erie Community College is Bryant & Stratton College-Buffalo (0.3 miles away).

Top Placements

Erie Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in New York for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 493 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Erie Community College(NY) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty493 staff81 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Erie Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Erie Community College diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment12,733 students1,701 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:128:1
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# Full-Time Students8,424 students1,163 students
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# Part-Time Students4,309 students538 students
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% Asian
2%
6%
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% Hispanic
6%
19%
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% Black
12%
17%
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% White
71%
49%
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% Two or more races
3%
1%
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% Non Resident races
1%
4%
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% Unknown races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.69
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College Completion Rate
22%
27%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,600$35,200
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,888 is less than the state average of $5,512. The in-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $9,183 is less than the state average of $10,202. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,888$5,512
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Out-State Tuition Fees$9,183$10,202
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%93%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,250$13,006
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,108$5,549
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For New York public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,512 per year for in-state students and $10,202 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,236 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in New York is 67%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

New York community colleges have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in New York is St Paul's School of Nursing-Queens. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.