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

www.epcc.edu
Size

Degree-seeking undergrads: 23,350

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

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

Education

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

Engineering

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

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

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

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/Registration/Pages/AdmissionsApplication.aspx
Address:9050 Viscount Blvd, El Paso, TX 79925
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:29,460
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:27 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:22,416 (76% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$2,746
Out-of-state Tuition:$4,522
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:87%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$6,059

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

El Paso Community College Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services57
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services34
Construction Trades1
Education1
Engineering4
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields24
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Health Professions and Related Programs1218
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service13
Legal Professions and Studies22
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians52
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Personal and Culinary Services42
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences3
Precision Production1
Psychology1
Social Sciences1
Visual and Performing Arts37
Grand total4176

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12
Education1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Grand total17

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$2,746
Out-of-state$4,522
Books and supplies$1,049

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 aid2,43987%
Grant or scholarship aid2,36984%$6,059
Student loan aid1295%$4,145

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid19,96671%$4,252
Federal student loans1,4835%$5,059

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.

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 Paso Community College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment29,460
Undergraduate enrollment29,460
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 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
    • 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
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Assisting (DA)
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant

*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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