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So you're from El Paso, TX?

Fortunately for you, El Paso, TX offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

El Paso College and University Demographics

El Paso's 15 colleges and universities offer a total of 305 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from music teacher education to educational leadership and administration, general to teacher education, multiple levels.

El Paso's top-ranked school is Western Technical College. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 63rd. Approximately 549 students are currently enrolled at Western Technical College. Amongst students at Western Technical College, the most popular area of study is Allied Health.

Tuition

El Paso schools charge an average tuition of $2,912 per year. In El Paso, tuition rates can vary from $18,563 per year to $1,690 per year. The school charging the highest tuition rates is Computer Career Center a division of Vista College, while the school with the lowest tuition rates is El Paso Community College.

Financial Aid

El Paso college students received $181,370,258 in grants, loans, and scholarships in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships accounted for $178,165,059 of the total. The University of Texas at El Paso gave its students $49,368,036 in institutional financial aid. This was the highest amount of financial aid given by any El Paso school.

El Paso Student Demographics

In 2010, there were 55,075 students enrolled in colleges and universities in the city of El Paso. This is 4% of the total number of students enrolled in colleges throughout the state of Texas. The school with the highest number of student enrolled in El Paso was El Paso Community College, with 28,168 students. Pipo Academy of Hair Design, with only 46 students, had the lowest total enrollment in El Paso.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in El Paso schools, 76 return to start their second year of college. For every 100 students who enroll in El Paso schools, 63 eventually graduate. The El Paso college with the highest graduation rate is Computer Career Center a division of Vista College, which has a graduation rate of 98%. The El Paso college with the lowest graduation rate is El Paso Community College, which has a graduation rate of 9%.

Diversity

Of the 55,075 students attending El Paso schools, 58% are female. 70% of El Paso college students are 24 years old or younger. In 2009, 91 in 100 college students in El Paso identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority. CET-El Paso, with 100% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in El Paso.

El Paso Faculty Demographics

El Paso schools had 5,154 faculty members in 2010. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for El Paso schools. And 37% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

The average faculty to student ratio for El Paso schools was 1 to 13 in 2009. Texas School of Business East Inc had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1, which was the highest for all schools in El Paso.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6 miles from location El Paso Community College El Paso TX 12.5365 n/a 28,168
1 miles from location The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso TX 25.9553 47% 21,011
4 miles from location Computer Career Center a division of Vista College El Paso TX 35.1167 n/a 994
11 miles from location Western Technical College El Paso TX 35.1685 100% 958
3 miles from location Anamarc College El Paso TX 28.0072 n/a 715
9 miles from location Kaplan College El Paso TX 25.7689 n/a 701
4 miles from location Southwest Career College El Paso TX 28.6479 n/a 650
8 miles from location Western Technical College El Paso TX 36.6735 100% 549
5 miles from location Tri-State Cosmetology Institute 1 El Paso TX 25.6163 n/a 331
7,190 miles from location International Business College El Paso TX 29.335 n/a 300
10 miles from location International Business College El Paso TX 29.335 n/a 300
5 miles from location International Business College El Paso TX 14.5608 n/a 214
12 miles from location CET-El Paso El Paso TX 31.665 n/a 138
2 miles from location Pipo Academy of Hair Design El Paso TX 23.0353 n/a 46
10 miles from location Milan Institute of Cosmetology El Paso TX n/a n/a n/a
 
 

Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in El Paso, TX to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons+ 11,550 $22,070 $25,000 11.5%
2
Office Clerks, General+ 7,840 $24,100 $28,240 38.3%
3
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education+ 5,590 $51,930 $54,330 14.8%
4
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 5,540 $25,980 $32,000 12.6%
5
Registered Nurses+ 4,760 $63,090 $67,720 1.5%
6
General and Operations Managers+ 3,270 $95,630 $113,100 -6.3%
7
Security Guards+ 3,240 $25,180 $26,870 5.9%
8
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 3,050 $29,130 $35,340 3.7%
9
Construction Laborers+ 3,050 $20,790 $33,590 45.9%
10
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 2,880 $44,610 $50,770 -5.0%
11
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education+ 2,810 $51,370 $54,880 8.9%
12
Home Health Aides+ 2,740 $18,170 $21,760 50.5%
13
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 2,650 $39,690 $39,890 -5.7%
14
Cooks, Restaurant+ 2,220 $18,890 $23,260 30.6%
15
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 2,140 $39,580 $45,860 -18.9%
16
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 1,900 $21,300 $25,140 9.2%
17
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 1,690 $40,900 $41,360 45.7%
18
Accountants and Auditors+ 1,640 $51,720 $68,960 31.2%
19
Medical Assistants+ 1,630 $22,030 $29,760 150.8%
20
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 1,560 n/a $55,620 -23.2%
21
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria+ 1,460 $22,370 $24,180 117.9%
22
Cooks, Fast Food+ 1,430 $16,650 $18,540 146.6%
23
Medical Secretaries+ 1,310 $28,340 $31,820 263.9%
24
Electricians+ 1,240 $35,870 $51,810 33.3%
25
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 1,220 $29,640 $38,200 -10.3%
26
Carpenters+ 1,140 $23,870 $43,890 -0.9%
27
Billing and Posting Clerks+ 1,090 $26,000 $33,270 25.3%
28
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education+ 1,050 $25,800 $29,200 118.8%
29
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers+ 990 $41,450 $62,260 43.5%
30
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters+ 740 $30,920 $50,360 7.2%
31
Social and Human Service Assistants+ 740 $30,780 $30,100 64.4%
32
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School+ 730 $82,360 $89,990 12.3%
33
Pharmacy Technicians+ 710 $27,590 $29,330 26.8%
34
Lawyers+ 710 $124,650 $129,440 1.4%
35
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists+ 700 $29,130 $42,250 45.8%
36
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians+ 660 $31,510 $38,190 106.3%
37
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers+ 640 $43,340 $44,860 137.0%
38
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists+ 630 $21,810 $26,510 16.7%
39
Dental Assistants+ 630 $26,070 $34,140 75.0%
40
Managers, All Other+ 550 $85,920 $102,160 77.4%
41
Child, Family, and School Social Workers+ 550 $34,720 $43,850 34.1%
42
Construction Managers+ 520 $75,190 $94,240 100.0%
43
Administrative Services Managers+ 510 $69,770 $84,390 34.2%
44
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other+ 500 $137,500 $180,870 257.1%
45
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers+ 500 $29,660 $62,400 19.0%
46
Food Service Managers+ 490 $49,210 $52,220 19.5%
47
Speech-Language Pathologists+ 480 $78,890 $69,880 54.8%
48
Financial Managers+ 460 $92,080 $116,970 -9.8%
49
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products+ 450 $50,590 $60,160 28.6%
50
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks+ 450 $29,710 $37,070 21.6%