Name: El Paso Community College
President: William Serrata
City: El Paso
Campus Setting: Large city
Year Established: 1969
Governing Board Website
Student Characteristics based on Fall 2010 IPEDS data
2010 Fall Credit Enrollment
Total Enrollment: 29,909
Part Time: 61%
Full Time: 39%
Native American: 0.3%
Quote from the President
A national leader among community colleges, El Paso Community College (EPCC) proudly serves over 30,000 students at five campuses in El Paso, Texas. EPCC has been recognized with the prestigious Leah Meyer Austin Institutional Student Success Leadership Award as well as the top honor for Examples of Excelencia competition, and leads the nation in associate degrees granted to Hispanics. Strong community partnerships continue to be paramount in ensuring student success at EPCC and have also facilitated the upcoming sixth campus, which will be located on Fort Bliss. The college is comprised of talented faculty and staff who are dedicated to increasing the educational attainment level for the people of El Paso.
- EPCC is the first community college to have a Research Institute for Science Education program.
- EPCC has a nationally-ranked forensics team that competes against four-year colleges.
- The college operates the Rio Grande Health Clinic which provides health services to the community.
- EPCC is a flagship school for Texas Genuine program. The program recruits students for career and technical education in the state.