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El Centro College Overview

El Centro College is a public institution situated in Dallas, Texas. Dallas is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is El Centro College Known For?

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  • The 4% student loan default rate at El Centro College is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at El Centro College.
  • In <nil>, 39% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is El Centro College?


Contact details for El Centro College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1601 Botham Jean Blvd., Dallas, TX 75215-3604
Phone: 972-669-6400

How Do I Get Into El Centro College?

You can apply to El Centro College online at:

As long as you submit the requested materials to El Centro College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford El Centro College?

43% Take Out Loans
3.9% Loan Default Rate

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 El Centro College, approximately 43% of students took out student loans averaging $4,218 a year. That adds up to $16,872 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at El Centro College is 3.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

El Centro College Undergraduate Student Diversity

15,147 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
74% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 69,171 undergraduate students at El Centro College, with 15,147 being full-time and 54,024 being part-time.


Gender Diversity

Of the 15,147 full-time undergraduates at El Centro College, 43% are male and 57% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of El Centro College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,018
Black or African American 2,979
Hispanic or Latino 6,956
White 2,257
International Students 1,137
Other Races/Ethnicities 800

Over 61 countries are represented at El Centro College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nepal, Nigeria, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at El Centro College

32,361 Took All Classes Online
48,366 Took At Least One Class Online
450.6% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 48,366 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at El Centro College has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of El Centro College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at El Centro College was 450.6%. This is the #179 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at El Centro College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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