Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927)

9624 Plaza Circle
El Paso, TX 79927-0000
Tel: (915)760-8107
School Highlights
  • Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) serves 990 students (76% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 35:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 61%.
  • Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) is one of 8 community colleges within El Paso County, TX.
  • The nearest community college is International Business College-El Paso (El Paso - 79907) (2.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927)(TX) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPublic
Total Faculty43 staff76 staff
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Total Faculty (2007-2016)
Number of Programs Offered87

Student Body

  • The student population of 990 has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has grown by 31% over five years.
Total Enrollment990 students3,921 students
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio23:135:1
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students756 students1,055 students
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students234 students2,866 students
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Enrollment Breakdown TX All Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
83%
37%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
4%
13%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Black (2007-2016)
% White
13%
39%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) White (2007-2016)
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) 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.0.290.69
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
46%
21%
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,900$34,000
Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

    % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%83%
    Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
    Median Debt for Graduates$12,449$9,500
    Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
    Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,250
    Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
    Acceptance Rate85%75%
    Western Technical College (El Paso - 79927) Percent Admitted (2011-2013)
    Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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