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El Paso Community College Overview

Located in El Paso, Texas, El Paso Community College is a public institution. The location of El Paso Community College is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

What Is El Paso Community College Known For?

8,710 Full-Time Undergraduates
$2,622 Avg Cost After Aid
  • The associate's degree is the highest degree offered at El Paso Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 49% of the faculty were full-time.

El Paso Community College Rankings

El Paso Community 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.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that El Paso Community College has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for El Paso Community College

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 1,640
Best Colleges for Diversity 2,224

Where Is El Paso Community College?

Location of El Paso Community College

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

How Do I Get Into El Paso Community College?

You can apply to El Paso Community College online at: www.epcc.edu/Admissions/enrollment-checklist

Since El Paso Community College has an open admissions policy, you should not have any trouble getting into the school as long as you have a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Can I Afford El Paso Community College?

5% Take Out Loans
13.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of El Paso Community College is $2,622. 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 +
$1,775 $3,258 $5,601 $8,901 $9,791

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

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 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 13.5%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

El Paso Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,710 Full-Time Undergraduates
55% Women
88% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 28,750 undergraduate students at El Paso Community College, with 8,710 being full-time and 20,040 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  El Paso Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,710 full-time undergraduates at El Paso Community College, 45% are male and 55% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  El Paso Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of El Paso Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 57
Black or African American 207
Hispanic or Latino 7,300
White 691
International Students 194
Other Races/Ethnicities 261

Over 30 countries are represented at El Paso Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Mexico, Kuwait, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at El Paso Community College

2,245 Took All Classes Online
7,651 Took At Least One Class Online
5.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 7,651 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 10th most popular in Texas for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of El Paso Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at El Paso Community College was 5.5%. This is the #1,637 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at El Paso Community College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of El Paso Community College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 55%
Business, Management & Marketing 12%
Education 16%
English Language & Literature 12%
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 14%
Health Professions 3%
Human Development & Family Studies 14%
Legal Professions 53%
Legal Support Services 53%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 16%
Writing Studies 12%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at El Paso Community College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at El Paso Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Writing Studies #51
English Language & Literature #83
General Psychology #108
General Business/Commerce #126
Psychology #150
Teacher Education Grade Specific #196
Criminal Justice & Corrections #289
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #328
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #360
Liberal Arts General Studies #360
Education #462

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%.

El Paso Community College Majors

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 10 0 0 0
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 24 0 0 0
Allied Health Professions 59 0 0 0
American Sign Language 12 0 0 0
Business Administration & Management 16 0 0 0
Chemistry 10 0 0 0
Civil Engineering 15 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 8 0 0 0
Communication & Media Studies 3 0 0 0
Computer Information Systems 2 0 0 0
Computer Programming 3 0 0 0
Computer Science 35 0 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 234 0 0 0
Culinary Arts 45 0 0 0
Dance 4 0 0 0
Dental Support Services 26 0 0 0
Design & Applied Arts 18 0 0 0
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 3 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 6 0 0 0
Electrical Engineering 23 0 0 0
Ethnic Studies 2 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 32 0 0 0
Fire Protection 14 0 0 0
General Architecture 46 0 0 0
General Biology 149 0 0 0
General Business/Commerce 348 0 0 0
General Psychology 148 0 0 0
Geological & Earth Sciences 1 0 0 0
Health & Medical Administrative Services 10 0 0 0
Health & Physical Education 92 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 3 0 0 0
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 15 0 0 0
Hospitality Management 7 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 20 0 0 0
Industrial Production Technology 15 0 0 0
Information Technology 21 0 0 0
Journalism 15 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 24 0 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 1,489 0 0 0
Materials Engineering 3 0 0 0
Mathematics 14 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering 40 0 0 0
Mental & Social Health Services 24 0 0 0
Music 6 0 0 0
Nursing 141 0 0 0
Physics 1 0 0 0
Public Relations & Advertising 9 0 0 0
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 28 0 0 0
Religious Studies 6 0 0 0
Specialized Sales, Merchandising & Marketing 4 0 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 210 0 0 0
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 19 0 0 0
Writing Studies 32 0 0 0
Total 7,088 0 0 0

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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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