Estrella Mountain Community College


Estrella Mountain Community College, founded in 1992, is part of the Maricopa Community College District. EstrellaMountain is a locally and nationally recognized leader in higher education distinguished for its innovative and experimental programs and practices. The college provides educational and workforce training opportunities for residents of western metropolitan Phoenix. Designated and Hispanic Serving Institution [HIS], Hispanic students comprise approximately 30 percent of Estrella Mountain’s enrollment.

How much would I save with WUE?
Resident tuition:$2520
Nonresident tuition:$9750
WUE rate (Resident x 150%):$3780
WUE Savings:$5970

Important: The rates shown are taken from WICHE's Annual Tuition and Fees Report for AY2014 - 15 and do not include fees. Actual tuition rates may vary. These rates assume 30 credit hours per year. We strongly encourage you to verify these rates with the admissions office where you want to enroll.

This institution offers the WUE rate to transfer students.

The WUE tuition rate applies to the majors listed below. If the major is not listed here, it is not eligible for the WUE rate:

Program Name   Degree Type(s)    
AAS Power Plant Technology   ASSOC    
Accounting and Computer Science   ASSOC    
Art/Art Studies, General   ASSOC    
Biology/Biological Sciences, General   ASSOC    
Business Administration and Management, General   ASSOC    
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other   ASSOC    
Computer and Information Sciences, General   CERT, ASSOC    
Culinary Arts/Chef Training   CERT, ASSOC    
Elementary Education and Teaching   ASSOC    
General Studies   ASSOC    
History, General   ASSOC    
Hospitality Administration/Management, General   CERT, ASSOC    
Interpersonal and Social Skills, General   ASSOC    
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other   ASSOC    
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies   ASSOC    
Mathematics, General   ASSOC    
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)   ASSOC    
Organizational Behavior Studies   CERT, ASSOC    
Psychology, General   ASSOC    
Second Language Learning   No Degree    
Secondary Education and Teaching   ASSOC    
Social Sciences, General   ASSOC    
Sociology   ASSOC    

Enrollment Information

Programs are open to WUE students on a space-available basis. Program conditions for enrollment under WUE:

  1. Must request to be admitted as WUE students
  2. Must demonstrate proof of residency from home state.
  3. Contact Enrollment Services for admissions requirements or consult EMCC’s college catalog 


Contact Information

Estrella Mountain Community College
Office of Admissions
3000 North Dysart Road
Avondale, AZ 85323
Fax: 623.935.8848