School Highlights

Erie Community College serves 10,031 students (62% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 61%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 10,031 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,888
  • Out-state tuition: $9,183
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 40%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Erie Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 1,136 teachers has grown by 73% over five years.
Erie Community College
(NY) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Private, non-profit
Total Faculty
1,136 staff
158 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Erie Community College has declined by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
The Erie Community College diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.74. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
10,031 students
1,437 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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# Full-Time Students
6,252 students
858 students
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# Part-Time Students
3,779 students
579 students
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This chart display the Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of Erie Community College.
This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of NY.
Total Dormitory Capacity
60 students
408 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
5%
8%
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% Hispanic
5%
24%
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% Black
17%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Erie Community College and the percentage of Black community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% White
60%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Erie Community College and the percentage of White community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Two or more races
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Erie Community College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Non Resident races
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Erie Community College and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in NY by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Unknown races
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Erie Community College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.60
0.74
This chart display the diversity score of Erie Community College and the community college average diversity score of NY by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
College Completion Rate
23%
29%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of Erie Community College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-Time students of NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,600
$35,200
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Erie Community College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of NY by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,888 is less than the state average of $5,464. The in-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,183 is less than the state average of $10,103. The out-state tuition has declined by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,888
$5,464
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$9,183
$10,103
This chart display tuition fees for an out-of-state student of Erie Community College and the public community college average tuition fees for an out-of-state student of NY by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
82%
91%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Erie Community College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in NY by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$9,250
$14,216
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Erie Community College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,981
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Erie Community College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
75%
SAT Reading
n/a
475
SAT Math
n/a
505
SAT Writing
n/a
485
ACT Composite
n/a
22
ACT English
n/a
23
ACT Math
n/a
25
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 10,031 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,888
  • Out-state tuition: $9,183
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 40%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Erie County, NY private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,982 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Erie County, NY community colleges have a diversity score of 0.56, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Erie County, NY is Bryant & Stratton College-Buffalo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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