Start your journey

As you map out your future, give yourself the advantage of a head start. Set yourself up for success by exploring potential career paths, but don’t stop there — earn college credits now by taking college classes while you’re still in high school.


Early College Options

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Graduating Seniors

If you’re a high school senior, now is the time to start planning your next move. If you’re thinking about attending EMCC after graduation, our timeline will make sure you don’t miss a step. Take advantage of opportunities to meet with EMCC reps and tour the campus. Then, get the information you need to complete the admissions process, register for classes, and more, so you’re ready for a great start to your first semester of college!

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The cost per credit hour. It really pays to start at Estrella Mountain Community College and transfer to a larger university

The Smart Choice

From smaller class sizes and lower overall costs to dedicated, award-winning faculty, starting at EMCC makes sense. Our seamless transfer partnerships with Arizona universities, our career preparation and support services, and our thriving campus life ensure you can make the most of your college experience and be well-prepared when it’s time to take the next steps.

*Data includes a sampling of Arizona universities in-state tuition rates (private and state)


Get Started!

Are you ready to take your career, and your life, to the next level? Estrella Mountain Community College can help you get there! Follow our four-step enrollment process to start on the path toward a better future.


Get Started Today!

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Our High School College Advisors

Our High School - College Staff are based at several area high schools, and are a resource for you and the students you serve. Our staff helps students understand and fully utilize various programs, including Dual Enrollment, Achieving a College Education (ACE), and Hoop of Learning.

Meet the Advisors!