Western Technical College

9451 Diana Drive
El Paso, TX 79924
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Western Technical College Photo #1 - The Northeast (branch) Campus is housed in a 48,000 square ft. facility on five acres. The branch campus houses the following programs: Aerospace and Defense Technology, Bachelor in Nursing, Bachelor in Business Administration, Electronics Engineering Technology, Information Systems and Security, Master of Business Administration, Medical Billing & Coding, and Physical Therapist Assistant. The Diana campus also features, a Learning Resource
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Western Technical College Photo #1 - The Northeast (branch) Campus is housed in a 48,000 square ft. facility on five acres. The branch campus houses the following programs: Aerospace and Defense Technology, Bachelor in Nursing, Bachelor in Business Administration, Electronics Engineering Technology, Information Systems and Security, Master of Business Administration, Medical Billing & Coding, and Physical Therapist Assistant. The Diana campus also features, a Learning Resource
  • The Northeast (branch) Campus is housed in a 48,000 square ft. facility on five acres. The branch campus houses the following programs: Aerospace and Defense Technology, Bachelor in Business Administration, Bachelor in Nursing, Electronics Engineering Technology, Information Systems and Security, Master of Business Administration, Medical Billing & Coding, and Physical Therapist Assistant. The Diana campus also features, a Learning Resource Center with available computers, a student break area stocked with snacks and microwaves, and an outside patio for you to enjoy.

School Highlights

Western Technical College serves 547 students (95% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 547 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 84%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Western Technical College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

Category
Attribute
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Western Technical College
(TX) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Less than 2 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
55 staff
262 staff
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Number of Programs Offered
8
9

Student Body

The student population of Western Technical College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Western Technical College diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
547 students
4,669 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
17:1
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# Full-Time Students
517 students
1,310 students
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# Part-Time Students
30 students
3,359 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
108 students
344 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
517 students
1,289 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
16 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
30 students
3,151 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
50 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
252 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
1%
5%
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% Hispanic
63%
46%
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% Black
8%
12%
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% White
16%
29%
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% Hawaiian
1%
n/a
% Two or more races
9%
2%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
2%
% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.56
0.69
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
73%
23.02%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
1.5%
2.44%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,900
$34,600
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
91%
83%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$14,572
$10,765
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
83%
75%
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Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators
Profile last updated: 01/16/2024

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Western Technical College often compared to?
Western Technical Collegeis often viewed alongside schools like Southwest University at El Paso by visitors of our site.
What is the acceptance rate of Western Technical College?
The acceptance rate of Western Technical College is 83%, which is higher than the state average of 75%.
What is Western Technical College's ranking?
Western Technical College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Texas for: Highest completion rates.
In what neighborhood is Western Technical College located?
Western Technical College is located in the Northeast El Paso neighborhood of El Paso, TX.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Enrollment: 547 students
  • Acceptance Rate: 83%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 84%
  • Source: Verified school update

Did You Know?

El Paso County, TX community colleges have a diversity score of 0.36, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. 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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