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Eastern Arizona College

Thatcher, AZ 2-Year Public
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About Eastern Arizona College

Eastern Arizona College Overview

Eastern Arizona College is a public, state school in a small town setting in Thatcher, Arizona. Eastern Arizona College was founded in 1888 and now enrolls around 4,392 students a year, including 4,392 undergrads. Eastern Arizona College offers housing for up to 370 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 85% of students spend their weekends on campus.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Eastern Arizona College! Love music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of Eastern Arizona College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Eastern Arizona College students can .

There are no fraternities or sororities at Eastern Arizona College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Eastern Arizona College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Eastern Arizona College on the Student Life page.

Learn more about life at Eastern Arizona College on the Student Life page.

2021 Eastern Arizona College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $2,700
Out-of-State $11,400
Percent of Need Met 27.6%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $6,257

Is Eastern Arizona College a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Let's take a closer look at to get a clearer sense of what Eastern Arizona College offers and if it sounds like the right college for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Eastern Arizona College

Retention is the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. This is a way to get a sense of how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Eastern Arizona College, around 35% are still enrolled the next year. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Eastern Arizona College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Eastern Arizona College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Eastern Arizona College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students. Eastern Arizona College's endowment was valued at $8.4 million in 2021, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $5,312 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Eastern Arizona College

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need. Eastern Arizona College meets 27.6% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $6,257 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Eastern Arizona College. Based on this information, how does Eastern Arizona College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Eastern Arizona College a good school for you?

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Where is Eastern Arizona College?

Eastern Arizona College is located in the small town setting of Thatcher, Arizona.

If you want to see Eastern Arizona College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 10 to Thatcher, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Tucson International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Eastern Arizona College and Thatcher are like without leaving home.

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College Info

615 N. Stadium Avenue Thatcher, AZ 85552-0769

Campus Setting: Small Town

Eastern Arizona College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Eastern Arizona College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Eastern Arizona College is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Eastern Arizona College is like? There are approximately 4,583 students enrolled at Eastern Arizona College. 29% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from AZ and 4% percent of students are from other states.


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