Estrella Mountain Community College

School Highlights

Estrella Mountain Community College serves 9,976 students (31% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 41:1 is higher than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.

Top Rankings

Estrella Mountain Community College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Arizona for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 245 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Estrella Mountain Community College(AZ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty245 staff140 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Estrella Mountain Community College has grown by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 41:1 has decreased from 49:1 over five years.
The Estrella Mountain Community College diversity score of 0.65 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment9,976 students5,342 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio41:134:1
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# Full-Time Students3,115 students1,285 students
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# Part-Time Students6,861 students4,057 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
4%
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% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
51%
32%
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% Black
7%
6%
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% White
29%
43%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
3%
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% Unknown races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score0.650.70
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College Completion Rate
20%
22%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,900$31,100
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $2,046 is more than the state average of $1,835. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,830 is more than the state average of $7,133. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,046$1,835
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Out-State Tuition Fees$7,830$7,133
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid75%75%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,000$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,000$4,750
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Source: 2019 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Estrella Mountain Community College is Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (3.9 miles away).
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Did You Know?
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Arizona community colleges have a diversity score of 0.70, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Arizona is Brookline College-Phoenix. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.