Erie Community College: Ranking & Review

Buffalo Rank United States Rank World Rank
5 1704 6085
Top 36%

Erie Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

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
Off-campus $15,186 $19,752
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 Humanities 771 771
Health Professions and Related Programs 384 384
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 343 343
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 222 222
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 134 134
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 111 111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 88 88
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 78 78
Construction Trades 59 59
Personal and Culinary Services 49 49
Legal Professions and Studies 30 30
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 23 23
Engineering 22 22
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 22 22
Natural Resources and Conservation 10 10
Education 9 9
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 8 8
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 8 8
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services 7 7
Visual and Performing Arts 3 3
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