Estrella Mountain Community College

Avondale, AZ, USA
3.16 Average Rating

Established in 1992, Estrella Mountain Community College is a public, 2-year institution located in Avondale, Arizona, with satellite facilities also located in Buckeye. EMCC is a member of the Maricopa Community College District, serving a student population of over 15,000. The college offers academic programs in over 50 areas of study, awarding both associate degrees and certificates. Students at EMCC have the opportunity to join a variety of institutes, including Business, Culinary, Nursing, and more, which feature additional connections and resources.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
2 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

Admissions Requirements

Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
100%
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Associate's
Total Number of Students
9,788
Total Number of Undergrads
9,788
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

Student:Faculty Ratio
24:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$6,901
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$2,070
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$7,854
Additional Costs
Books and Supplies
$1424

Aid & Grants

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
39%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,430
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
39%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,606
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$2,043

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
14%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$3,224
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$5,431
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$64
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
18
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Association
NJCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$37,700
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What Students Are Saying

3.16 Average Rating
Estrella Community College is a great choice for students looking for a condensed, and one to one classes. This college provides a wide range of resources, as well as activities for student. The faculty and staff are genuinely interested in the students success, and it offers online, hybrid, and in person classes; which is a great tool for students who cannot commute to campus.
Jenny from Goodyear, AZ
Overall I am quite satisfied with EMCC. I have enjoyed the teachers and other staff. I am leaving this place with a little more open mind and ready for my next step.
El Mirage, AZ
They are very attentive.
They are suitable.
They are affordable.
Lafaye from Phoenix, AZ
EMCC is a great location and very easy to get to. Although there is no on campus housing there are several apartments very close by. It has everything you need from food to a bookstore!
dave from Avondale, AZ

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