Estrella Mountain Community College: Ranking & Review

United States
Top 29%

Estrella Mountain Community College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)9,7883,9765,812

2,948 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

958 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for undergraduates.

Estrella Mountain 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.

Estrella Mountain 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.

Estrella Mountain Community College does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$2,064$7,848
Fees for full-time undergraduates$30$30
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$86$327

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeTotal
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1,3101,310
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services265265
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services198198
Physical Sciences8787
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies8686
Health Professions and Related Programs8585
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service8484
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields4747
Personal and Culinary Services3737
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians1313
Visual and Performing Arts1111
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
English Language and Literature & Letters
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Grand Total2,2692,269

A total of 2,269 2-year associate's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Estrella Mountain Community College.

Graduation rate20%17%23%
  • Full-time retention rate - 68%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementEstrella Mountain Community College provides opportunities for our students to achieve success in educational and personal goals. We are an institute of higher education serving the West Valley communities through: * General Education * Transfer Education * Developmental Education * Workforce Development * Community Education * Student Support Services
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff431
Instructional FTE222
Sector of institutionPublic, 2-year
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional

Location and Contacts

Address3000 N Dysart Rd
Avondale, Arizona, 85392-1000
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Midsize
City population76,000