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Eastern Arizona College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Eastern Arizona College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you’ll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Eastern Arizona College Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Eastern Arizona College was awarded 61 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is pre-optometry studies.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2022 analysis, Eastern Arizona College is ranked #1,935 out of 2,576 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Eastern Arizona College also holds the #27 spot on the Best Colleges in Arizona ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Eastern Arizona College?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into Eastern Arizona College, don't be. The school has a liberal open admissions policy, which means you only need to meet basic requirements in order to be admitted. Still, be sure to submit a complete application and provide any other requested materials.

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Eastern Arizona College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Eastern Arizona College, this ratio is 18 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Eastern Arizona College is 28%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  28 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Eastern Arizona College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at Eastern Arizona College is 70%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  70 out of 100

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Eastern Arizona College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,392 undergraduates at Eastern Arizona College with 1,301 being full-time and 3,091 being part-time.

How Much Does Eastern Arizona College Cost?

The overall average net price of Eastern Arizona College is $6,195. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Eastern Arizona College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Eastern Arizona College, approximately 1% of students took out student loans averaging $9,910 a year. That adds up to $39,640 over four years for those students.

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How Much Money Do Eastern Arizona College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Eastern Arizona College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $29,200 in their early years. Unfortunately, this is 27% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Eastern Arizona College

Eastern Arizona College is a public institution located in Thatcher, Arizona. Thatcher is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.

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Contact details for Eastern Arizona College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, AZ 85552-0769
Phone: 928-428-8272

Eastern Arizona College Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Sociology 3 NA
Geological & Earth Sciences 2 NA
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 NA
Business Administration & Management 0 NA
Other Business, Management & Marketing 0 NA
Business Support & Assistant Services 0 NA
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 NA
Communication & Media Studies 0 NA
Audiovisual Communications 0 NA
Information Science 0 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Eastern Arizona College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Eastern Arizona College

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2019-2020, 1,264 students took at least one online class at Eastern Arizona College. This is an increase from the 936 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 1,264 435
2018-2019 936 285
2017-2018 948 241
2016-2017 910 299
2015-2016 1,048 263

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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