El Paso Community College (EPCC)

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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.

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