El Centro College

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

801 Main Street

Dallas, TX 75202

(214) 860-2311

Fax: (214) 860-2233



Contact: Rebecca Garza

Director of Admissions/Registrar
Main Address

801 Main Street

Dallas, TX 75202

(214) 860-2037

www.elcentrocollege.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 7,159

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 963

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,984

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Specific application requirements for nursing, some allied health, and food and hospitality programs.


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fashion Design A,C
Interior Design A,C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Executive Assistant A
Information Processing/Data Entry C
Management Information Systems A,C
Office Clerical Services C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A,C
Data Processing Technology A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A,C

Education

Teacher Assistance A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Cardiovascular Technology A
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Emergency Medical Technology C
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Assistance C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Administration A
Medical Records Technology A
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Respiratory Therapy A
Surgical Technology C

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Personal & Culinary Services

Baking/Pastry Arts A,C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A,C

Science Technologies

Biology Technician A,C

Security & Protective Services

Police Science C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

El Centro College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(214) 860-2037
Website:www.elcentrocollege.edu/
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:www1.dcccd.edu/stuapp/
Address:801 Main Street, Dallas, TX 75202-3604
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:10,750
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:6,365 (59% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$3,330
Out-of-state Tuition:$5,220
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:70%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,772

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

El Centro College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at El Centro College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services86
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services54
Education3
Health Professions and Related Programs98
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service22
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Personal and Culinary Services22
Science Technologies/Technicians11
Visual and Performing Arts23
Grand total2933

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at El Centro College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at El Centro College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$3,330
Out-of-state$5,220
Books and supplies$2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid21570%
Grant or scholarship aid20466%$4,772
Student loan aid134%$6,598

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid5,40754%$3,590
Federal student loans1,00110%$7,183

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for El Centro College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled El Centro College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

El Centro College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment10,750
Undergraduate enrollment10,750
Graduate enrollment0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

El Centro College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

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