Main Campus Location
Buckeye Educational Center
West-MEC Southwest Campus
We’ve moved past traditional classrooms. Experience our learning studios, which enhance education with flexible spaces, furnishings, and technology.
Gain state-of-the-art work experience as a result of our industry and educational partnerships and programs.
Discover the countless ways to get involved and find the support you need to help you graduate, such as through Engage Estrella, a mentorship program.
At EMCC, learning is our No. 1 priority. Our students learn in meaningful and engaging ways, by collaborating and innovating within our diverse community. Our students, employees, and community thrive, thanks to our commitment to TLC – teaching, learning, and caring. We value:
" The faculty are amazing and completely dedicated to student success. Having wonderful mentors and getting that one-to-one time gave me a great advantage. Estrella is an outstanding institution. "
EMCC brings together students, instructors, alumni, and community members from throughout the Southwest Valley. Here, you’ll discover:
• Events that help veterans, young women, and those in need
• Community partnerships that benefit society
• A diverse student community in a college that is designated both a Hispanic-Serving and Minority-Serving Institution
" My mentors at EMCC saw something in me that made them believe I could be a doctor, they encouraged me to the point that I finally began to believe in myself and my dream. "
Students who completed degrees and certificates in 2015-16 – a record high.
Raised as part of the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation district-wide Student Success Campaign.
Internships listed with local communities to continue the commitment to social awareness and job readiness.
Our 135-acre main campus boasts contemporary architecture and desert landscaping that enhance the learning experience.
As part of the culinary studies program, students prepare all of the food at the college-operated restaurant, Regions.
The Buckeye Educational Center and EMCC @ West-MEC Southwest Campus offer a variety of learning options and student services. Classes are offered in the day, evening, on campus, and in hybrid formats.
EMCC’s STEAM Engine “makerspace” is a lab that helps students bring ideas to life in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.