Erie Community College

121 Ellicott St
Buffalo, NY 14203-2698
Tel: (716)842-2770
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 27:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Erie Community College is one of 6 community colleges within Erie County, NY.
  • The nearest community college is Bryant & Stratton College-Buffalo (0.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 493 teachers has declined by 24% over five years.
Erie Community College(NY) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty493 staff85 staff
Erie Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 12,733 has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment12,733 students1,688 students
Erie Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio26:127:1
Erie Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students8,424 students1,163 students
Erie Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students4,309 students525 students
Erie Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Erie Community College Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
2%
6%
Erie Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
6%
19%
Erie Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
12%
17%
Erie Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
71%
48%
Erie Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
3%
1%
Erie Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
4%
Erie Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
5%
5%
Erie Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NY 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.0.470.70
Erie Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
22%
27%
Erie Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,600$35,300
Erie Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $4,888 is less than the state average of $5,480. 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 $9,953. The out-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,888$5,480
Erie Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$9,183$9,953
Erie Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%92%
Erie Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$8,250$13,747
Erie Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,108$5,868
Erie Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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