Vista College

  • Enroll in a New Future at Vista College
  • Earn a Certificate, Diploma or Associate Degree in one of many careers!
  • Vista College offers numerous educational programs in Business, Healthcare, Technology and many other trades. Get the edge you need when looking for a new career or seeking to move up in your current occupation. The focused instruction and hands-on training offered at Vista College helps prepare you for the day-to-day challenges you'll face in the real world.

School Highlights

Vista College serves 2,945 students (100% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 70%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 2,945 students
  • Private-state tuition: $15,680
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 77%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 203 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Vista College
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Not applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
203 staff
262 staff
This chart display total faculty of Vista College and community college average number of faculty in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Student Body

The student population of Vista College has declined by 15% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The Vista College diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,945 students
4,669 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,945 students
1,310 students
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# Part-Time Students
n/a
3,359 students
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This chart display community college average Full-Time students and Part-Time students enrollment breakdown of TX.
# Enrollment Undergraduate
542 students
344 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,945 students
1,289 students
This chart display the total number of Full-time undergraduate students enrollment of Vista College and average number of community college Full-time undergraduate  students enrollment of TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
n/a
3,151 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
15 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
252 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
45%
46%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Vista College and the percentage of Hispanic community college students in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Black
23%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Vista College and the percentage of Black community college students in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% White
23%
30%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Vista College and the percentage of White community college students in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
% Two or more races
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Two or more races students in Vista College and the percentage of Two or more races community college students in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Non Resident students in Vista College and the percentage of Non Resident community college students in TX by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
% Unknown races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Vista College.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.69
0.68
This chart display the diversity score of Vista College and the community college average diversity score of TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
45%
26%
This chart display completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of Vista College and community college average completion rates for First-Time of Full-time students of TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
2.44%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$23,900
$34,600
This chart display average graduate earnings (10 Years) of Vista College and community college average graduate earnings (10 Years) of TX by year, disaggregated by student subgroups with the latest 2012-13 school year data.

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $15,680 is more than the state average of $14,052. The private state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$15,680
$14,052
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
84%
83%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Vista College and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates
$15,407
$10,765
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Vista College and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,750
$5,500
This chart display median debt for students who have not completed a certificate or degree in Vista College and average median debt for community college students who have not completed a certificate or degree in TX by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Acceptance Rate
n/a
78%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Notes

  • Vista College offers detailed instruction and in-depth training. We also provide additional tools you'll need to gain a competitive edge in your job search after graduation.
  • Take advantage of these Vista College services:
  • Day or evening classes
  • Learn from industry experts
  • Convenient class schedules
  • Career Services Assistance for graduates
  • Financial aid available for those who qualify
  • Plus much more!
  • *Not all programs offered at all locations.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Vista College cost?
Vista College's private state tuition is approximately $15,680.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 2,945 students
  • Private-state tuition: $15,680
  • Student:teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Minority enrollment: 77%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

El Paso County, TX community colleges have a diversity score of 0.36, which is lower than the national average of 0.70. The most diverse community college in El Paso County, TX is Vista College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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