Eastfield College

Eastfield College

Founded in 1970, Eastfield College, located in Texas, provides enrollment to more than 10,000 students. The college is a part of Dallas County Community College District, and offers more than 40 different education programs. The university offers classes in various fields such as:

  • Automotive Technology
  • Business and Fine Arts
  • CAD
  • Child Development
  • Criminal Justice
  • English
  • foreign Languages
  • Journalism
  • Mathematics
  • Photography
  • Social Science

Eastfield College's sports team goes by the name Harvesters. The university has men's baseball, basketball and tennis teams, and women's soccer, volleyball and tennis teams. Chuck Norris, a notable American film actor, is a famous graduate from Eastfield college.

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Eastfield College
3737 Motley Dr
Mesquite , TX 75150-2099
General Phone: (972) 860-7002

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Eastfield Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts271sign language translation, general studies, interdisciplinary studies
Mechanics and Repair196HVAC, autobody repair, automobile mechanics, diesel mechanics
Engineering Technician63electronics tech, telecommunications tech, drafting, architectural drafting, electrical drafting, mechanical drafting
Business and Management50business, business management, electronic commerce, accounting
Security and Law Enforcement29criminal justice and safety
Family and Social Work24child development, child care management, child care provider, social work
Computer Science and Engineering22computer programming, data processing tech, computer science, computer networking
Therapy and Counseling15substance abuse counseling
Media10communication studies, desktop publishing and imaging
Education and Teaching5education
Office and Administration5executive secretary, receptionist, office data entry

Number of programs and degrees for Eastfield in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree42727
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years26426

Eastfield Student Body

In 2007-2008, Eastfield had a total enrollment of 10,653 students (6,551 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 41%
Black 23%
Hispanic 25%
Asian 5%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 7%
18-19 24%
20-21 17%
22-24 14%
25-29 13%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 3%
65+ 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


Eastfield Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 57 %
Part-Time 28 %

Eastfield Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Mesquite, Texas for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Texas Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Eastfield Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,160
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,450
Books and supplies $ 1,400

Financial Aid:
Eastfield participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 851000)

Eastfield Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track6440

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year64$63,85340$56,013
All faculty totalacademic year64$63,85340$56,013

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Eastfield Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician

Education And Teaching
Education, General

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronics Drafting and Electrical/Elect CAD/CADD
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD
Telecommunications Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development
Social Work

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician
Heating/AC/Ventilation/Refrig Maint Technology/Technician

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Prepress/Desktop Publishing and Digital Imaging Design

Music, General

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry
Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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Eastfield Highlights

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What Sets Eastfield Apart:

% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. colleges of similar size)
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Number of students
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Eastfield Number of students
% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%Eastfield % of degrees in mechanics and repair
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Eastfield Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%Eastfield Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
Number of degree programs
(for open-admission colleges)
Top 15%Eastfield Number of degree programs
Female % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 17%Eastfield Female % of student body
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 20%Eastfield % of degrees in liberal arts

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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