N/A

Acceptance Rate

$8,434

Avg.Financial Aid

001073

FAFSA Code

About Eastern Arizona College (EAC)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

6,040

Website

www.eac.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Eastern Arizona College is a community college which is located in Thatcher, AZ. Eastern Arizona College was founded in the year 1888. The motto of the Eastern Arizona College is Let the adventure begin at EAC and its official colors are purple & gold. At Eastern Arizona College, the total enrolment stands at 6,027. The school has an academic staff of 317 who teach various courses to the students. At Eastern Arizona College, around 57% of the students are 25 and over. Talking about gender distribution at EAC, around 56% of the students are females and 44% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 132 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Nick Nolte, James Tolkan, Mark Gastineau, and Henry Eyring. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, EAC offers around 160 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by HLC Higher Learning Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

615 N. Stadium Ave.

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9284288272
Fax: 9284288462
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Rankings

The rankings provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere, as long as US universities are concerned. It is generally considered that the ranking of any college helps a prospective student in a lot of ways. While taking admission to a particular college/university, its ranking helps the student determine various factors that include its research excellence, the performance of its students after completion of the degree, student experience, and academic success. The rankings by US News and Forbes are considered trustworthy by applicants as well as experts. Eastern Arizona College, however, doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of US News and Forbes.

Admissions

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Eastern Arizona College. It is a non-refundable amount. Securing a good score in a standardised test like SAT or ACT improves an applicant’s chances of securing admission. However, Eastern Arizona College doesn’t focus much on standardised tests. Interestingly, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, Arizona 85552-0769. They can also call them at (928) 428-8272.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$6,479

Average Annual Cost

$2,700

Books And Supplies

$850

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$6,790

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,455

Total One Year Cost

$14,795

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to EAC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $19,233 per year. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

64%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

35%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

62%

Male Professors

38%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Ventilation and Refrigeration Maint...

205 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

194 Graduates

Electrical/Electronics Maintenance...

111 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

91 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

67 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

63 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

61 Graduates

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

57 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

55 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

50 Graduates

Fire Protection

42 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

36 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

36 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

36 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

34 Graduates

Cosmetology and Related Personal Gr...

34 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

24 Graduates

Carpenters

24 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

24 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

24 Graduates

Business, Management, Marketing, an...

17 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

17 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

16 Graduates

Civil Engineering Technologies/Tech...

14 Graduates

Animal Sciences

12 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

11 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

8 Graduates

Mathematics

8 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

7 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

6 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

6 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

5 Graduates

Health Aides/Attendants/Orderlies

4 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

3 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

3 Graduates

Sociology

3 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

2 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

2 Graduates

Music

2 Graduates

Psychology, General

2 Graduates

Building/Construction Finishing, Ma...

1 Graduates

Chemistry

1 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

1 Graduates

Computer Programming

1 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

1 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

1 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

1 Graduates

Forestry

1 Graduates

History

1 Graduates

Physics

1 Graduates

Political Science and Government

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

6,040

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

19%

Full-time

33%

Part-time

67%

Students Gender

Male

44%

US National: 44%

Female

56%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

64% White

3% Unknown

3% Black

20% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

5% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

7%

Out Of State

92%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$44,403 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Gila Monsters

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NJCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

140

Total Female Athletes

51

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Golf

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Softball

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At EAC, $7,835 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. At Eastern Arizona College, students are offered well-cooked food keeping in mind their health and nutritional requirements. Additionally, the college offers a wide assortment of dining and meal options to the students. To ensure the safety and security of students, the college has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include campus emergency phones. The college has enrolled around 44% male and 56% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$24,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$29,200/year

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

47%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,434

Students Receiving Federal Grants

35%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,183

Students Receiving State Aid

2%

Average Aid Per Year

$529

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

25%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,432

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$5,852

$30K - $48K

$6,766

$48K - $75K

$4,151

$75K - $110K

$2,590

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$6,016,598

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$591,435

The financial aid department of Eastern Arizona College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $4,765, whereas the financial aid is $7,518. The students at the college are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $701, while the institutional aid is $7,518.

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