El Paso Community College (EPCC)

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School Overview

Based out of El Paso, Texas, El Paso Community College was founded in June of 1969. The college encompasses five local campuses and also offers classes at Fort Bliss, a nearby Army base.

EPCC’s baseball, softball, and cross country teams (all known as the Tejenos) belong to the National Junior College Athletic Association. They compete in both Region V and the Western Junior College Athletic Conference.

General Information

Admission Office

Box 20500

El Paso, TX 79998

(915) 831-2580

Fax: (915) 831-2161

Contact: Daryle Hendry

Director of Admissions
Main Address

PO Box 20500

El Paso, TX 79998

(915) 831-2000


Degree-seeking undergrads: 23,350


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $15
Admissions Policies/Requirements

Observes TASP requirements. Nelson-Denny Reading Test, institutional math test and minimum GPA required for admission to health programs.

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Arts Management C
Commercial Photography A
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Fashion Design A
Film Production/Cinematography A,C
Fine/Studio Arts C
Interior Design A,C
Music – General A
Photography A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A,C
Fashion Merchandising A,C
Finance/Banking A
Hospitality/Recreation Marketing A,C
Information Processing/Data Entry C
International Business A
Management Science A
Office Clerical Services A,C
Operations Management A
Real Estate A,C
Tourism/Travel Services A,C
Travel/Tourism Management A,C

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A
Journalism A

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General A

Computer & Information Sciences

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


Elementary Education A
Physical Education A
Secondary Education A
Special Education A
Technology/Industrial Arts Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A
Speech/Rhetorical Studies A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C
Human Development/Family Studies A
Institutional Food Production A

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General A
Sign Language Interpretation A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Dental Assistance A,C
Dental Hygiene A
Emergency Medical Technology C
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Assistance A,C
Medical Dietetics A
Medical Laboratory Assistance C
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Medical Records Technology A,C
Mental Health Services Technology A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Assistance C
Opticianry/Opthalmic Dispensing Services A
Pharmacy Assistance C
Physical Therapy Assistance A
Predentistry A
Premedicine A
Prepharmacy A
Preveterinary Medicine A
Respiratory Therapy A
Substance Abuse Counseling A
Surgical Technology A


History – General A

Law & Legal Studies

Court Reporting A
Legal Administrative Assistance C
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology A
Physics A


Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A,C
Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government A
Social Sciences – General A
Sociology A

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 Paso Community College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (915) 831-2000
Website: www.epcc.edu
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online: www.epcc.edu/Admissions/enrollment-checklist
Address: 9050 Viscount Blvd, El Paso, TX 79925-6507
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 29,080
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 25 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 20,597 (71% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $3,010
Out-of-state Tuition: $4,858
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 85%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,806

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

El Paso Community College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at El Paso Community College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Architecture and Related Services 1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 55
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 4
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 34
Construction Trades 2
Education 2
Engineering 5
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 33
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 1319
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 43
Legal Professions and Studies 22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 62
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 2
Personal and Culinary Services 42
Philosophy and Religious Studies 2
Physical Sciences 3
Precision Production 2
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 1
Visual and Performing Arts 37
Grand total 4977

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at El Paso Community 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $3,010
Out-of-state $4,858
Books and supplies $1,111

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 2,492 85%
Grant or scholarship aid 2,402 82% $6,806
Student loan aid 124 4% $3,919

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 21,137 73% $4,154
Federal student loans 914 3% $4,650

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for El Paso Community 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 Paso Community College students.

Admissions Considerations

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

El Paso Community College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 29,080
Undergraduate enrollment 29,080
Graduate enrollment 0

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 Paso Community College Accreditation

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

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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.

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