Main Campus Location
Buckeye Educational Center
West-MEC Southwest Campus
Committed to teaching, learning, and caring
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. "
Experience our diverse community
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. "
Master the arts
Act, dance, create music, master photography, and learn multimedia – all in EMCC’s beautiful 30,000-square-foot fine arts building. Here, you can study:
• Interdisciplinary Storytelling
• Performing Arts/Theatre
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.
Be a proud Lion
Be a proud Estrella Mountain Lion and join our golf and cross-country programs. Compete for team and individual championships while you focus on academic achievement, leadership development, and personal and social growth.
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.