Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924)

Tel: (915)566-9621
529 students
Pivate, for profit
School Highlights
  • Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) serves 529 students (78% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 61%.
  • Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) is one of 8 community colleges within El Paso County, TX.
  • The nearest community college is Southwest University at El Paso (6.30 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) (TX) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Pivate, for profit Public
Total Faculty 37 staff 65 staff
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Total Faculty (2007-2015)
Number of Programs Offered 10 n/a

Student Body

  • The student population of 529 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 7:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 11% over five years.
Total Enrollment 529 students 1,394 students
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 34:1
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 413 students 932 students
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 116 students 2,653 students
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
1%
4%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Asian (2008-2015)
% Hispanic
70%
37%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
7%
13%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Black (2007-2015)
% White
19%
39%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) White (2007-2015)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Unknown races
1%
3%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Ethnicity Breakdown TX 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. 0.47 0.69
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 96% 85%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79924) % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (latest year available) IPEDS

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