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Erie Community College is a public institution situated in Buffalo, New York. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

5,059 Full-Time Undergraduates
$5,047 Avg In-State Tuition

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Erie Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Most Popular Nanotechnology Associate Degree Trade Schools Tweet It - Post It
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#132 Best Value Personal & Culinary Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Erie Community College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Nanotechnology Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#1 Best Nanotechnology Associate Degree Schools College Factual
#1 Best Value Colleges for Nanotechnology College Factual
#1 Best Value Colleges for Nanotechnology College Factual
#2 Best Value Colleges for Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician College Factual
#39 Best Value Colleges for Dental Support Services College Factual

Where Is Erie Community College?

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Contact details for Erie Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 121 Ellicott St, Buffalo, NY 14203-2698
Phone: 716-851-1000

Can I Afford Erie Community College?

$5,047 In-State Tuition
31% Take Out Loans
15.2% Loan Default Rate
For the 2017-2018 academic year, part-time Erie Community College students paid $211 per credit hour if they lived in-state. Out-of-state students paid $422 per credit hour. The costs for full-time students are given in the table below.

In State Out of State
Tuition $5,047 $10,094
Fees $675 $675
Books and Supplies $1,100 $1,100

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 Erie Community College, approximately 31% of students took out student loans averaging $4,420 a year. That adds up to $17,680 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Erie Community College is 15.2%. 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.

Erie Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

5,059 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,364 undergraduate students at Erie Community College, with 5,059 being full-time and 3,305 being part-time.

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Gender Diversity

Of the 5,059 full-time undergraduates at Erie Community College, 48% are male and 52% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 314
Black or African American 806
Hispanic or Latino 325
White 2,974
International Students 111
Other Races/Ethnicities 529

Over 37 countries are represented at Erie Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Canada.

Online Learning at Erie Community College

5,722 Took All Classes Online
6,956 Took At Least One Class Online
147.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 6,956 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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Online Growth Rankings of Erie Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Erie Community College was 147.3%. This is the #268 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Erie Community 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%.

Erie Community College Trade School Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 0 49 0 49
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering Technology 0 0 44 44
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician 0 41 0 41
Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology 0 27 0 27
Culinary Arts/Chef Training 0 23 0 23
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager 0 19 0 19
Respiratory Care Therapy 0 18 0 18
General Health & Wellness 0 18 0 18
Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician 0 18 0 18
Electrical, Electronic & Communications Engineering Technology 0 16 0 16
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 0 16 0 16
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant & Medical Secretary 0 9 7 16
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist 16 0 0 16
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 0 3 12 15
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling 0 14 0 14
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology 0 12 0 12
Building/Property Maintenance 0 11 0 11
CAD/CADD Drafting &/or Design Technology 0 11 0 11
Computer Installation & Repair Technology/Technician 11 0 0 11
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 10 0 10
Laboratory Technician 0 10 0 10
Autobody/Collision & Repair Technology/Technician 0 10 0 10
Industrial Technology 0 9 0 9
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician 0 9 0 9
Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef 0 0 8 8
Civil Engineering Technology 0 7 0 7
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapy 0 7 0 7
Lineworker 0 0 4 4
Nanotechnology 0 4 0 4
Building Construction Technology 0 0 3 3
Occupational Therapist Assistant 0 3 0 3
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 0 0 3 3
Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology 0 2 0 2
Emergency Care Attendant (EMT Ambulance) 1 0 0 1
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant 0 0 1 1
Restaurant, Culinary, & Catering Management/Manager 0 0 1 1
Other Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 0 0
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0
Quality Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Surgical Technology 0 0 0 0
Dental Assisting/Assistant 0 0 0 0
Communications Systems Installation & Repair Technology 0 0 0 0
General Electrical/Electronics Equipment Installation and Repair 0 0 0 0
General Cooking & Related Culinary Arts 0 0 0 0
Culinary Science/Culinology 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 28 376 83 487

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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