Estrella Mountain CC is a public college located in Avondale, Arizona in the Phoenix Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 3,137 undergraduate students. The Estrella Mountain CC acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. Graduating 27% of students, Estrella Mountain CC alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $27,500.
Estrella Mountain Community College Rankings
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.94 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.91 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.91 responses
Most Popular Majors
Liberal Arts and Humanities1,310 Graduates
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications142 Graduates
Physical Sciences87 Graduates
Natural Sciences86 Graduates
Criminal Justice and Safety Studies84 Graduates
Elementary Education44 Graduates
Medical Assistant33 Graduates
Engineering Technician28 Graduates
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Estrella Mountain Community College Reviews
I like how nice and genuine everyone is at Estrella Mountain. During class one semester, I had a rough cold and someone I didn't even know, went to the campus store and bought me cough drops since they were worried. Another time, a classmate bought and gave me a chocolate frog because I've mentioned that I adore frogs! It made me spread more friendly gestures because lighting up people's faces is the best. Some teachers are great, and the clubs are always welcoming!
Talk about a great school! Estrella Mountain Community College in Avondale, Arizona is one of the most unique and diverse schools in the state. The student body is made up of a wide range of people, from elementary school-age children taking summer entertainment and education classes, to teenagers who have just graduated high school, to adult learners like myself who are finally finishing the degree they started so many years ago. There is also the Southwest Skill Center, located on the school's campus, which offers a wide variety of certification-based educational programs, primarily in the medical field. The best part of the school is the cost. Like the other community colleges in Arizona, the tuition per credit hour is $85, significantly lower than those found at most of the fourfour-year universities in the state. I love this school, and I plan on attending as many classes as I possibly can, for as long as I possibly can.
I absolutely love this college. The campus is beautiful, and well managed. Estrella Mountain Community College is more than a school for me, it's like a second home. I spend much of my time here, and the staff is always friendly! Most of the professors here like to get to know you as a person, and are always willing to help. Of course, there are always things that can be improved, such as more options for school food. Most of the time the same kinds of foods are offered everyday. However, that doesn't mean it isn't good! The meals are still fresh and amazing. I'd give 4 and a half stars if it were an option! Also, this school is very affordable, which is very nice.