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El Paso Community College Data & Information Overview

If you want to know more about El Paso Community College, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is El Paso Community College Ranked?

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2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

El Paso Community College was awarded 185 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is criminal justice studies.

Overall Quality

El Paso Community College is ranked #1,423 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 136 colleges in Texas, El Paso Community College is ranked at #86.

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Is It Hard to Get Into El Paso Community College?

Acceptance Rate

If you are worried about getting into El Paso Community 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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El Paso Community College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at El Paso Community College is 25 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at El Paso Community College is 47%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

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Retention and Graduation Rates at El Paso Community 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 El Paso Community College this rate is 62%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  62 out of 100
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El Paso Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 29,080 undergraduates at El Paso Community College with 8,760 being full-time and 20,320 being part-time.

How Much Does El Paso Community College Cost?

The overall average net price of El Paso Community College is $4,594. 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 El Paso Community College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$3,978 $4,609 $7,230 $10,469 $11,479

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 El Paso Community College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At El Paso Community College, approximately 5% of students took out student loans averaging $3,591 a year. That adds up to $14,364 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at El Paso Community College is 12.8%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do El Paso Community College Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from El Paso Community College with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $26,500 in their early years. This is about 33% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.

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Location of El Paso Community College

El Paso Community College is a public institution located in El Paso, Texas. The city atmosphere of El Paso makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

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Contact details for El Paso Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 9050 Viscount Blvd, El Paso, TX 79925-6507
Phone: 915-831-2000
Website: www.epcc.edu/

El Paso Community College Majors

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

Online Learning at El Paso Community College

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2018-2019, 8,483 students took at least one online class at El Paso Community College. This is an increase from the 7,651 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 8,483 2,741
2017-2018 7,651 2,245
2016-2017 7,672 2,470
2015-2016 7,044 2,024
2013-2014 5,769 1,863

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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.

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