Online Application is Down

Thank you for your interest in Erie Community College. Due to system upgrades, the online application will be down Wednesday, June 28, 2017. You can apply for the Fall 2017 or Spring 2018 semesters by completing the paper application and emailing it to or fax it to (716) 270-2961. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Admissions at (716) 851-1455. Thank you in advance for your patience!

About ECC

  • Why Choose ECC?

    As you begin to familiarize yourself with Erie Community College, you will realize that we offer something for everyone at the college’s three campuses.

    Whether you wish to enroll in one of our more than 100 associate degree, certificate, joint, and online programs, ECC is committed to giving you a high quality, affordable education, along with services that support the needs of a diverse student body.

    Flexible educational options enable students to successfully fulfill their goals, including full and part-time instruction, day, evening and weekend classes, along with distance learning opportunities.

    And along with the benefits of a first-class education, you will receive something extra – individual attention. As a new student, you will be impressed with not only the expertise of our faculty and staff, but, more importantly, with their enthusiasm.

    Whether you wish to transfer to a four-year university, desire to upgrade your current job skills or seek immediate employment, the faculty and staff at ECC are dedicated to helping you along the pathway to achieve career and personal success.

    You truly can start here and go anywhere!

  • #1 choice of Western New York high school students
    13 teams at the NJCAA level-with 54 national championships
    $4,733 full-time; $198 per credit hour
    Second largest in Western New York
    66 current and former faculty members have won SUNY's prestigious Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence
    More than 100 degree and certificate programs
    More than 100 business partnerships and a 90% job placement rate
    More than 300 area companies provide internships and co-ops
    More than 1,00 veterans are currently enrolled
  • VisitECC has three conveniently located campuses - North Campus in Williamsville, City Campus in Buffalo and South Campus in Orchard Park. Each campus provides opportunities to participate in varsity sports, clubs and Student Government Association activities and events.

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    ApplyWith our affordable tuition and small classroom sizes, as well as one-on-one tutoring and counseling services and childcare available on all three campuses, ECC makes attending college easy.

    Start here by applying today.

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    ExploreWe offer over 80 degree and certificate programs with 16 online programs to choose from. Find one that will launch your career or get you ready for transferring to a four-year college or university in the fields of Business and Public Services, Engineering and Technologies, Health Sciences and Liberal Arts and Sciences.

    Explore ECC's academic programs today!

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    Erie Community College
    North Campus
    6205 Main Street
    Williamsville, NY 14221
    P: (716) 851-1ECC
  • A word from our president...

    President Jack Quinn On behalf of the students, faculty and staff of Erie Community College, I would like to welcome you to our website. Since arriving at this venerable institution in 2008, I’ve been amazed at the educational and professional opportunities we’re able to provide for incoming students, year after year.

    With over 100 degree and certificate programs, our three-campus college provides an affordable education, an accommodating academic environment, and is the #1 choice of Western New York high school students and veterans. Our career-focused education has us consistently recognized by local and national entities, and our more than 300 partnerships help match our students with sustainable career opportunities.

    I, along with every member of our college community, am dedicated to continuing to provide opportunities for students interested in starting, restarting or redirecting their academic journeys at ECC. Come join us—today.