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 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).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 493 teachers has declined by 33% 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
Erie Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Erie Community College has grown by 8% 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 grown by 26% over five years.
Total Enrollment12,733 students1,701 students
Erie Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio26:128:1
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 students538 students
Erie Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Erie Community College Enrollment Breakdown NY All Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Erie Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Erie Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Erie Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Erie Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Erie Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Erie Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
Erie Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.470.69
Erie Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
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 $5,512. 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
Erie Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$9,183$10,202
Erie Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid84%93%
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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Did You Know?
Erie County, NY community colleges have a diversity score of 0.40, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Erie County, NY is Bryant & Stratton College-Buffalo. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.