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Eastfield College Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on Eastfield College? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Eastfield College offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Eastfield College Ranked?

2021 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.

Eastfield College was awarded 10 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Eastfield College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Eastfield College?

Acceptance Rate

Since Eastfield College has an open admissions policy, being accepted to the school isn't that hard. However, a full basic things - such as a high school diploma or equivalent - may be required. Also, go over your application to make sure it is complete before you submit it.

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Eastfield College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Eastfield College, the student to faculty ratio is 28 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.

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 Eastfield College is 27%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  27 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Eastfield College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Eastfield College this rate is 59%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  59 out of 100
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Average Overall Diversity at Eastfield College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 16,769 undergraduates at Eastfield College with 2,783 being full-time and 13,986 being part-time.

Eastfield College Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

Eastfield College scored 55.11 out of 100 for overall diversity. This is about average when compared to other colleges and universities in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  55.11 out of 100
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How Much Does Eastfield College Cost?

The overall average net price of Eastfield College is $5,340. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Eastfield College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$4,631 $5,110 $7,514 $9,690 $10,618

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 Eastfield College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Eastfield College, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $5,561 a year. That adds up to $22,244 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Eastfield College is 18.8%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Eastfield College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Eastfield College make around $32,200 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 19% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of Eastfield College

Eastfield College is a public institution located in Mesquite, Texas. Mesquite is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

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Location of Eastfield College

Contact details for Eastfield College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3737 Motley Dr, Mesquite, TX 75150-2099
Phone: 972-860-7100
Website: www.eastfieldcollege.edu/

Eastfield College Majors

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

Online Learning at Eastfield College

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 6,793 students took at least one online class at Eastfield College. This is an increase from the 6,531 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 6,793 4,359
2016-2017 6,531 4,130
2015-2016 7,023 4,433
2014-2015 4,367 3,616
2013-2014 7,074 4,500

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

References

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