Why Attend Erie County Community College of PA?

Our mission is to make certain that all graduates are prepared to take meaningful steps in their lives by engaging in new jobs and careers, continuing to learn, and contributing to their communities. Students looking for a purposeful education in a personalized and inclusive learning community, including those who are the first in their families to attend college, will find a home at Erie County Community College of PA.

low tuition

Affordable Tuition

flexible schedules

Flexible Schedules

convenient locations

Convenient Locations

qualified staff

Highly Qualified Faculty

Providing the People of Erie County Affordable and Accessible Education

The mission of the Erie County Community College of PA is to prepare individuals to succeed in a diverse, supportive, forward-thinking and innovative learning environment.

The College will provide Erie residents affordable education through increased access to vital workforce and academic education options. These options include a combination of two-year degree programs, post-secondary career certificates and technical courses that prepare graduates to meet the critical needs of this region’s workforce and success in a complex global society. The College is an essential partner in meeting this region’s higher education goals for continuous improvement in associate and baccalaureate degree attainment.

Through the sustained efforts of stakeholders, college staff, governing boards, community, business and the public, the College will demonstrate its deep commitment to the contribution to the economic vitality of the Erie community.

News & Events

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An Attitude of Gratitude

November 25, 2022

As we head into our last day of classes before Thanksgiving recess, I find it helpful to pause and reflect on the semester so far.  More of Fall 2022 is behind us than lies ahead, and I can see in our students the need for some downtime. 

Free tuition and barrier reduction assistance for county residents is being supported, in whole or in part, by the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund grant awarded to Erie County, Pennsylvania by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.