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El Paso Community College is a public institution located in El Paso, Texas. El Paso is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

8,760 Full-Time Undergraduates
$2,560 Avg In-State Tuition

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El Paso Community College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

El Paso Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#140 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#428 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at El Paso Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#11 Best Value Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Value Dental Support Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#38 Most Popular Culinary Arts Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#46 Most Popular Mental & Social Health Services Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#57 Most Popular Personal & Culinary Services Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#63 Best Value Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#65 Best Value Health & Medical Administrative Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#88 Best Value Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#98 Most Popular Allied Health Professions Associate’s Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
#132 Most Popular Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants Undergraduate Certificate Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is El Paso Community College?

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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

Can I Afford El Paso Community College?

$2,560 In-State Tuition
5% Take Out Loans
13.5% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time El Paso Community College students paid $105 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $182 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $2,560 $4,368
Fees $490 $490
Books and Supplies $1,111 $1,111

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 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

8,760 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
87% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 29,080 undergraduate students at El Paso Community College, with 8,760 being full-time and 20,320 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 8,760 full-time undergraduates at El Paso Community College, 44% are male and 56% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 38
Black or African American 164
Hispanic or Latino 7,316
White 645
International Students 196
Other Races/Ethnicities 401

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 36th 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 #1,272 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
Radiologic Technology 47%

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 Trade School Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training 49 0 79 128
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 30 19 19 68
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 35 32 0 67
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 29 15 17 61
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 9 9 21 39
General Electrical & Power Transmission Installation/Installer 31 0 0 31
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage 31 0 0 31
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 6 24 0 30
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 18 0 12 30
Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef 14 13 0 27
General Cosmetology/Cosmetologist 26 0 0 26
Nail Technician/Specialist & Manicurist 25 0 0 25
Welding Technology/Welder 25 0 0 25
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant 2 9 11 22
Manufacturing Engineering Technology 9 3 6 18
Dental Assisting/Assistant 0 9 9 18
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 0 17 0 17
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist 16 0 0 16
Radiologic Technology 0 15 0 15
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist 0 14 0 14
Industrial Technology/Technician 0 12 0 12
Medical/Clinical Assistant 0 5 7 12
Surgical Technology/Technologist 0 11 0 11
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant 0 10 0 10
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician 0 10 0 10
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 0 10 0 10
General Drafting & Design Technology/Technician 5 3 0 8
Laboratory Technician 0 8 0 8
Electrician 0 0 0 0
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder 0 0 0 0
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 360 248 181 789

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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