Estrella Mountain Community College

3000 N Dysart Rd
Avondale, AZ 85323-1000
Tel: (623)935-8000
School Highlights
  • Estrella Mountain Community College serves 9,164 students (33% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is lower than the state community college average of 39:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Estrella Mountain Community College is one of 26 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
  • The nearest community college is Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (3.50 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 245 teachers has grown by 45% over five years.
Estrella Mountain Community College(AZ) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty245 staff66 staff
Estrella Mountain Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 9,164 has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has decreased from 49:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment9,164 students5,697 students
Estrella Mountain Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio37:139:1
Estrella Mountain Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students3,015 students1,101 students
Estrella Mountain Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students6,149 students4,596 students
Estrella Mountain Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Estrella Mountain Community College Enrollment Breakdown AZ All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
4%
Estrella Mountain Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
4%
3%
Estrella Mountain Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
37%
27%
Estrella Mountain Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
6%
6%
Estrella Mountain Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
46%
52%
Estrella Mountain Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Estrella Mountain Community College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Estrella Mountain Community College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
3%
5%
Estrella Mountain Community College Ethnicity Breakdown AZ 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.0.640.65
Estrella Mountain Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
13%
18%
Estrella Mountain Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$32,900$31,400
Estrella Mountain Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $2,046 is more than the state average of $1,830. The in-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,830 is more than the state average of $7,111. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$2,046$1,830
Estrella Mountain Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$7,830$7,111
Estrella Mountain Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid82%82%
Estrella Mountain Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$7,000$9,500
Estrella Mountain Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,022
Estrella Mountain 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?
For Arizona public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,830 per year for in-state students and $7,111 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,745 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Arizona community colleges have a 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. of 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Arizona is The Refrigeration School. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.