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Estrella Mountain Community College

Avondale, AZ

At A Glance

Main Address

3000 N Dysart Rd

Avondale, AZ 85392-1010

www.estrellamountain.edu

Admission Office

3000 North Dysart Road

Avondale, AZ 85392

(623) 935-8888

Fax : (623) 935-8870

ralph.campbell@estrellamountain.edu

Contact : Ralph Campbell

Director Community Partnership Program

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Hispanic-Serving Institution

Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 3810

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 9,788

In-State Tuition : $2,580.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $9,810.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : --

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

Hispanic-Serving Institution

Most Popular Majors

Associates
Liberal Arts : 60.0%
Business/Marketing : 10.0%
Physical Sciences : 9.0%
Health Professions : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies C

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A C
Banking and Financial Support Services A C
Business Administration and Management, General A C
Business/Commerce, General C
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry A C
Marketing/Marketing Management, General A C
Organizational Behavior Studies A
Parts, Warehousing, and Inventory Management Operations C
Small Business Administration/Management C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Graphics C
Computer Programming, Vendor/Product Certification C
Computer Programming/Programmer, General A C
Computer Support specialist A C
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst A C
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications A C
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance A C
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager C
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design A C

Education
Community College Administration C
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented C
Elementary Education and Teaching A
Teacher Assistant/Aide A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Energy Systems Technology/Technician A
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, General A
Telecommunications Technology/Technician C

English Language, Literature & Letters
Creative Writing C

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Language Interpretation and Translation C

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) A C
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training C
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder C
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist C
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist C
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide C
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist C
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist A C

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
General Studies A
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician C
Industrial Electronics Technology/Technician C

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Sciences C

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Science C

Personal & Culinary Services
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A C

Physical Sciences
Physical Sciences, General A

Precision Production
Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machinist Technology/CNC Machinist C
Welding Technology/Welder C

Psychology
Psychology, General A

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies A C
Fire Science/Fire-fighting C

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General C
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General A C
Fine/Studio Arts, General A
Interior Design C
Visual and Performing Arts, General A

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Accelerated Program

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Teacher Certification

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Weekend College

Distance Learning

Computer Services

198 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : performing arts center, STEAM engine includes a large 3D printer, a laser cutter and etcher, a CNC mill, sewing machines, a vinyl cutter, a dye sublimation printer for projects in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics

Geographic Location : 15 miles from Phoenix.

Small City

Suburban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 9,788

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 7,709

Graduate enrollment : --

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 3.0%

American Indian/Alaskan Native : 1.0%

Black African American : 7.0%

Asian : 3.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 54.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 3.0%

White : 28.0%

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Mountain Lions

Sport Member : NJCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Career counseling

Financial aid counseling

Personal counseling

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Pre-admission summer program

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Golf

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Information not supplied by college

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

6

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

3

Biology

50

8

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

4

Chemistry

50

9

College Algebra

50

3

College Composition

50

3

College Composition Modular with Optional Essay

50

3

College Mathematics

50

3

English Literature

50

3

French I

49

8

French II

63

16

German I

46

8

German II

60

16

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

--

Humanities

50

6

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Natural Science

50

8

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Social Sciences and History

50

6

Spanish I

50

8

Spanish II

62

16

Western Civilization I

50

6

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 63.0%

% of loans / jobs : 37.0%

Financial Aid Deadlines

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Rosanna Short

Financial aid office phone : (623) 935-8930

Financial Aid Forms

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Leadership

Minority Status

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Leadership

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$2,580.00

$2,580.00

$2,580.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$9,810.00

$9,810.00

$9,810.00

Room only:

--

$5,796.00

$1,390.00

Books and supplies:

$1,390.00

$1,390.00

$1,390.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

$3,816.00

$3,816.00

Transportation expenses:

--

$2,700.00

$1,350.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$3,970.00

$16,282.00

$10,526.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$11,200.00

$23,512.00

$17,756.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: --

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Orientation

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $9,810.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $5,796.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: --

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

International Student Adviser