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Study at Eastern Arizona College

Eastern Arizona College is an Arizona community college located in Graham County, Arizona. It was chartered by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in 1888. The main campus is situated in Thatcher, and the college also operates satellite locations in Gila County and Greenlee County. EAC is the oldest community college in the state and is Arizona's only community college with a marching band. EAC is divided into more than 8 different academic divisions. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. The college also fields several men's and women's sports teams.

Profile of Eastern Arizona CollegeThe main campus of Eastern Arizona College is in Thatcher, AZ (a self-contained town). The school is a public school. Eastern Arizona College offers degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to music, landscaping and horticulture, drama and performing arts, and construction trades.

Eastern Arizona College Selectivity

Eastern Arizona College admits all qualified candidates under its open-admission policy. Students attending the school come from a variety of places, in and out of state.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, Eastern Arizona College had 5, 314 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e. g. ) are welcome and common at the school.

Student Life
Many students at Eastern Arizona College live in campus housing. The school makes available a lot of student housing. Meal plans are available.

Eastern Arizona College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors
Construction Trades132carpentry, building inspection and management, masonry, property management
Liberal Arts104liberal arts and sciences, foreign language and literature, sociology, political science, history, English, liberal arts and humanities, anthropology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine94registered nursing, nursing assistant, health aide, licensed practical nurse, EMT paramedic, pre-nursing
Business and Management79business, business management, accounting technology, business and related services, entrepreneurship, retail, operations management, small business management
Mechanics and Repair66HVAC, automobile mechanics
Security and Law Enforcement54criminal justice and police, criminal justice and administration, fire-fighting
Education and Teaching53early childhood education, elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, industrial arts teaching, business teaching, art Education
Landscaping and Horticulture29applied horticulture
Medical Support and Technology16medical assistant, allied health and medical assisting, pre-pharmacy, medical lab assistant
office and Administration10business support services, administrative assistant, general office occupations
Computer Science and Engineering10information science, information technology, computer and info science, computer programming, computer services management, webmastering, computer and media applications, data processing tech, . . .
Engineering Technician9drafting, civil engineering tech, mining tech, CAD and design
Medicine9pre-med, medical preparatory
Drama and Performing Arts7drama
Production Trades6machine shop assistant, welding, machinist, sheet metal tech
Medical administration6medical transcription
Beauty and Cosmetology3cosmetology
Art Studies2art studies
Photography and Commercial Art2commercial art
Therapy and Counselling1psychology
Conservation and Resource Management0forestry
Science0biology, physics, wildlife biology, geology, chemistry, biological and biomedical sciences
Media0communications tech
Agricultural Science and Management0agricultural operations, agriculture
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy0health and physical Education
Family and Social Work0child care provider, child development, child care management
Contact: Eastern Arizona CollegeEastern Arizona College

615 N. Stadium Ave.

Thatcher, AZ 85552-0769

General Phone: (928) 428-8322


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