El Centro College

Dallas, TX
University Website: www.dcccd.edu
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El Centro College is a community college of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD), located at 801 Main Street in downtown Dallas, Texas (USA) across Lamar Street from the Bank of America Plaza. The facility, previously the downtown store of the Sanger Harris department store chain (now part of Macy's), is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

It was the first college established in the DCCCD and opened its doors in 1966. Its name is Spanish for "the center", reflecting its downtown location.

The school offers a number of degree plans, many specializing in the medical and technological fields. However, the school also has degree plans in Accounting, Business Administration,Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing, and Paralegal. El Centro has a Food and Hospitality program and offers weekly meals to the public.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • students
  • $3,960.00 avg tuition

801 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75202-3604
(214) 860-2037

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Personal And Culinary Services
  • Science Technologies/Technicians
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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El Centro College

Statistics:
Applied 0
Admitted 0 NaN%
Enrolled total 0
Full Time: 0
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 55%
4-year graduation rate
6-year graduation rate
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy Yes
Secondary School GPA Not applicable
Secondary School Rank Not applicable
Secondary School Record Not applicable
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable
Admission Test Scores Not applicable
TOEFL Not applicable
Other Tests Not applicable
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

El Centro College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $1,350.00 $2,490.00 $3,960.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $45.00 $83.00 $132.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $0.00 $7,482.00 $4,656.00
Other Expenses $0.00 $4,656.00 $4,656.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $0.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $1,400.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 74%
Percent receiving grant aid 72%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,689.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 14%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,315.00

El Centro College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Business/Commerce, General X
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary X
Management Information Systems, General X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Programming/Programmer, General X
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications X
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician X
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design X
EDUCATION
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Cardiovascular Technology/Technologist X
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician X
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician X
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician X
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Legal Assistant/Paralegal X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
PERSONAL AND CULINARY SERVICES
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef X
Culinary Arts/Chef Training X
SCIENCE TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Fashion/Apparel Design X
Interior Design X
Music, General X

Scholarships for Students in Texas

Name Amount Deadline
ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship $3,000 December 01, 2016
Hot Sauce Depot Texas Scholars Program $500 November 30, 2016
Austin C. Millspaugh Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016
Sara Haynes Endowed Scholarship Varies December 15, 2016

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