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Study at Erie Community College

Erie Community College, also known as ECC, is the 4th leading community college in the state of New York. Founded in 1946, ECC has main campuses located in Buffalo, Orchard Park and Williamsville, and enrolls over 10,000 students currently. The university offers more than 50 associate degree programs, training programs and non-credit courses to the students.

The athletics teams of ECC are nicknamed The Kats. They participate in swimming, hockey, golf, cross country, bowling, basketball, soccer, volleyball and various other sports events. The university has more than 60,000 alumni. 'Baby' Joe Mesi, the famous heavyweight boxer, and Joel Giambra, the former Country Executive, are notable alumni of the college.

Profile of Erie Community College

Erie Community College is located in Buffalo, NY (a large city). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Erie Community College is the Associate s degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in media.

Erie Community College Selectivity

Erie Community College is an open-admission school.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Erie Community College is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student enrolment

The school had 13,053 enrolled students in 2007.

Erie Community College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts664liberal arts and sciences, humanities, geography
Business and Management213 business management, entrepreneurship
Security and Law Enforcement136criminal justice and police, criminal justice and administration, fire services administration
Nursing and Emergency Medicine132registered nursing, EMT paramedic
Medical Support and Technology 117dental hygienist, opticianry, respiratory care tech, radiation therapist, dental lab tech, medical lab tech
Mechanics and Repair73electrical installation and repair, automobile mechanics, autobody repair, communications install and repair, HVAC, electrical maintenance and repair
Media60communication studies, printing equipment operation
Cooking and Culinary Arts57 chef training, restaurant and catering management, pastry
Family and Social Work52child care management, community organization
Engineering Technician 49industrial tech, computer systems tech, electronics tech, architectural engineering tech, mechanical drafting, mechanical engineering tech, civil engineering tech
Law43 legal assistant, court reporting
Computer Science and Engineering41information science, web design, computer and info science, computer support, webmastering
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy30occupational therapist assistant, parks and recreation management, dietitian assistant
office and Administration29office management, general office occupations, administrative assistant
Medical Adminstration27medical office management, medical records tech
Construction Trades26 property management, building inspection and management, construction trades
Therapy and Counseling22 community health services, substance abuse counseling
Real Estate and Construction Management17construction management
Education and Teaching16 physical education teaching, teacher aide
Engineering 9engineering
Production Trades1 machine shop assistant

Contact: Erie Community College

Erie Community College

121 Ellicott St

Buffalo, NY 14203

General Phone: (716) 842-2770


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