Erie Community College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 36%

Erie Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)11,1355,4725,663

2,855 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

862 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25.

Erie Community College has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Erie Community College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Erie Community College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$4,900$9,466
Fees for full-time undergraduates$675$675
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$205$396

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities771771
Health Professions and Related Programs384384
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service343343
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services222222
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians134134
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields111111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions8888
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services7878
Construction Trades5959
Personal and Culinary Services4949
Legal Professions and Studies3030
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2323
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences2222
Natural Resources and Conservation1010
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies88
Biological and Biomedical Sciences88
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services77
Visual and Performing Arts33
Grand Total2,3812,381

A total of 2,381 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Erie Community College.

Graduation rate23%23%23%
  • Full-time retention rate - 54%
  • Part-time retention rate - 35%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,002
Instructional FTE439
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address121 Ellicott St
Buffalo, New York, 14203-2698
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population261,000