Eastfield College is a medium, public, two-year community college located in Mesquite, Texas. Eastfield College is a part of the overall Dallas County Community College District. Founded in 1970, the college offers areas of study in child development, fine arts, business, mathematics, criminal justice, and many more. Eastfield College wishes to provide excellent education and skill sets to advance students’ educational and career goals. Additionally, Eastfield College wishes to provide the surrounding community with the education and career options that are most needed. Eastfield offers four different kinds of educational programs to best prepare individuals to his or her future ambitions. Eastfield College is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
Eastfield College has a little over 11,200 undergraduate students and around 10,000 degree seeking undergraduates. Eastfield College is fairly ethnically diverse with equal percentages of Hispanic and Caucasian students and around 25 percent African American students and about five percent Asian students. The average age of all Eastfield College students is 26 years old and 24 years old for full-time students. Less than one percent of students are considered out of state.
Students who wish to enroll in classes at Eastfield College must first complete three simple steps. First, students should complete the application for admission either in person or online. Next, students will speak with an academic advisor to help determine the best placement and course of study for each individual’s particular aspirations. Lastly, students should review the tuition and payment plan information to determine what kind of financial aid need, if any, is a best fit for his or her personal situation.
Tuition and fees at Eastfield College vary depending on state residency. Tuition and fees for full-time, in-state students and for full-time, out-of-state students is around $1,300 and $4,000 respectively. Tuition and fees also vary for part-time students. Part-time students typically determine their tuition costs based on how many credits they are taking. Cost per credit hour for a part-time in and out-of-state student is $45 and $130 respectively. Eastfield College offers students several different kinds of financial aid options. Students can apply for Texas Grant Programs, Emergency Loans, Federal Work-Study Programs, Federal Pell Grants, Rising Star Scholarship and many others. Eastfield College also offers Veteran Benefit programs.
Eastfield College provides students with the opportunity to earn their associate degree as well as their post-secondary certificate. Eastfield has four schools including: Science, Physical Education & Athletics; Social Science, Human Services & Business; College Readiness and Mathematics; Arts, Language & Literature. Eastfield College also has a Career Technologies program including areas such as computer science, welding, automotive technology, and many more. Students pursuing their associate degree must complete a minimum of 60 credit hours. Certificate programs require an average of 16 credit hours.
Students interested in a degree or program from Eastfield College should request more information.
Sector Of Institution:Public, 2-year
Highest Level Of Offering:Associate's degree
Adult Age Enrollments:4,817
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