El Centro College: Review & Facts

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El Centro College is a medium two-year, public school with 11,300 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1966 and is one of the 39 colleges located in Dallas, Texas.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
41
At El Centro College you can get your 1-year certificate or associate's degree.

El Centro College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 41 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, General Studies, Medical, Medical Assistant, and Computer Science. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
48%
El Centro College student retention rate is very low at 48% (way below Texas average). Considering this statistic, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at El Centro College is very low: 9%. Approximately 32% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at El Centro College is reasonable, 23:1. Learn more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$4,000
Average tuition charges are very low - around $4,000 annually.

Read the details about El Centro College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at El Centro College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (214) 860-2037 or check El Centro College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C+
El Centro College offers a distance education program and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at El Centro College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
At this moment there is no on-campus housing at El Centro College.

Based on the college crime numbers, El Centro College appears to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

El Centro College Location and Maps



Post Address: El Centro College, 801 Main Street, Dallas, Texas 75202-3604, USA
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