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 El Paso Community College

El Paso Community College - El Paso, TX

919 Hunter Drive, El Paso, Texas 79915-1908

General information:(915)831-2000
Awards offered:Associate's degree
Award of less than 1 academic year
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Campus setting:City: Large
Campus housing:No
Student population:30,723( All undergraduate )
Student-to-faculty ratio:22 to 1
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Special Learning Opportunities
Distance learning opportunities
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Carnegie Classification
Associate's--Public Urban-serving Multicampus
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $1,690 $1,690 $1,870 -10%
Out-of-state $2,242 $2,242 $2,518 -11%
Books and supplies $1,026 $1,026 $1,026 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus
Room and board $7,553 $7,553 $7,553 0%
Other $3,831 $3,831 $3,831 0%
Off Campus with Family
Other $3,831 $3,831 $3,831 0%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
On Campus $2,716 $2,716 $2,896 0%
Off Campus $14,100 $14,100 $14,280 0%
Off Campus with Family $6,547 $6,547 $6,727 0%
On Campus $3,268 $3,268 $3,544 0%
Off Campus $14,652 $14,652 $14,928 0%
Off Campus with Family $7,099 $7,099 $7,375 0%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $1,608
In-state fees $262
Out-of-state tuition $2,256
Out-of-state fees $262
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 2,568 81% --
Grant or scholarship aid 2,517 79% $15,264,125 $6,064
Federal grants 2,427 77% $13,582,117 $5,596
Pell grants 2,426 77% $12,525,610 $5,163
Other federal grants 1,532 48% $1,056,507 $690
State/local government grant or scholarships 1,003 32% $1,612,816 $1,608
Institutional grants or scholarships 46 1% $69,192 $1,504
Student loan aid 167 5% $708,364 $4,242
Federal student loans 167 5% $708,364 $4,242
Other student loans 0 0% $0 Not applicable
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 14,979 50% $68,535,811 $4,575
Pell grants 13,780 46% $58,897,714 $4,274
Federal student loans 1,762 6% $7,854,797 $4,458


Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price $3,368 $3,195 $3,239
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $2,951 $2,787 $2,675
$30,001 - $48,000 $3,890 $3,620 $3,662
$48,001 - $75,000 $5,946 $6,378 $6,004
$75,001 - $110,000 $7,625 $9,242 $9,175
$110,001 and more $8,467 $8,988 $9,227

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.


• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 30,723
Undergraduate enrollment 30,723
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 1,647
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$10

•This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 42 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.


NJCAA Division IMenWomen
Baseball 29-
Softball -16
Track and Field, X-Country 79


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges07/01/1978 Accredited


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program

01/01/1979 Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Assisting (DA)

05/16/1969 Accredited
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation

Dental Hygiene (DH)

12/07/1973 Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education

Physical Therapy (PTAA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

04/15/1992 Accredited
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics

Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program

01/01/1979 - 04/26/2006Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

06/01/1974 Accredited
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission

Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs

12/01/1975 Accredited


Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations13 1
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession ------
Drug law violations ----
Liquor law violations ------
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 100
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 020
Burglary 223
Motor vehicle theft 21016
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter ------
Negligent manslaughter ------
Sex offenses - Forcible ------
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) ------
Robbery ------
Aggravated assault ------
Burglary ------
Motor vehicle theft ------
Arson ------
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see


Default Rate14.7%
Number in default121
Number in repayment818

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 01038700

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)


Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMAssociate's degree Award of less than 1 academic year Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years
Architecture and Related Services Colleges
Architecture and Related Services, Other7--
Category total7--
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies1--
Category total1--
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General51--
Category total51--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping-15-
Accounting and Business/Management10--
Business Administration and Management, General511-
Business/Commerce, General188--
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry1329-
Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations86-
Category total23861-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Speech Communication and Rhetoric33--
Category total33--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Programming/Programmer, General45-
Computer Science3--
Computer and Information Sciences, General525-
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager221-
Category total3431-
Construction Trades Colleges
Category total-49-
Education Colleges
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth1--
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels246--
Category total247--
Engineering Colleges
Engineering, General17--
Category total17--
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General58-
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician1--
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician1-9
Category total789
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Literature (British and Commonwealth1--
Writing, General8--
Category total9--
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Child Care and Support Services Management16--
Child Development2040-
Category total3640-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation1422-
Category total1422-
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician8--
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling-52
Dental Assisting/Assistant5-6
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist15--
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician5--
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)951-
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician5--
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training--61
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage-35-
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist7--
Medical/Clinical Assistant671
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant-12-
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant15--
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer11--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse14672-
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist9--
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling2514-
Surgical Technology/Technologist7-6
Category total27319676
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other116--
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies192-
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician2--
Fire Science/Fire-fighting1819-
Category total15521-
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Court Reporting/Court Reporter34-
Legal Assistant/Paralegal121-
Category total155-
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
General Studies2--
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies1649--
Category total1651--
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General8--
Category total8--
Mechanic and Repair Technologies Technicians Colleges
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician91817
Communications Systems Installation and Repair Technology-11-
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/411-
Category total134017
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1--
Category total1--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies Colleges
Kinesiology and Exercise Science6--
Category total6--
Personal and Culinary Services Colleges
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef791
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General-35-
Culinary Arts/Chef Training13103
Nail Technician/Specialist and Manicurist-13-
Category total20674
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Category total1--
Physical Sciences Colleges
Chemistry, General1--
Physics, General4--
Category total5--
Precision Production Colleges
Machine Tool Technology/Machinist234-
Category total234-
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General53--
Category total53--
Social Sciences Colleges
Economics, General5--
Category total5--
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art/Art Studies, General3--
Cinematography and Film/Video Production5--
Commercial and Advertising Art14--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General1--
Fashion/Apparel Design111-
Interior Design96-
Category total437-
Grand total2945581106