Cochise College

Tel: (520)515-0500
13,007 students
Public institution
Cochise College strives to be a learning community held in high esteem by members of its communities, providing high-quality learning opportunities for its citizens. Whether it's aviation or automobiles, cooking or computers, business or biology, nursing or languages that you love, Cochise College has something for everyone.
School Highlights
Cochise College serves 13,007 students (57% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is lower than the state community college average of 41:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Cochise College is the only community colleges within Cochise County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Brookline College-Tucson (90.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 334 teachers has grown by 73% over five years.
College Cochise College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 334 staff
61 staff
Cochise College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 13,007 has grown by 190% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment 13,007 students 1,315 students
Cochise College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1
22:1
Cochise College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 7,474 students
815 students
Cochise College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5,533 students
1,061 students
Cochise College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Cochise College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
Cochise College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
2%
5%
Cochise College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
42%
20%
Cochise College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
5%
15%
Cochise College Black (2006-2013)
% White
44%
49%
Cochise College White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
Cochise College Hawaiian (2008-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
3%
Cochise College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
1%
6%
Cochise College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Cochise College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Cochise College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.63 0.70
Cochise College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $77 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has declined by 95% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $116 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has declined by 98% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $77 $5,590
Cochise College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $116 $10,086
Cochise College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 192 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 79%
89%
Cochise College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, SoccerBaseball, Basketball,
Soccer
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Cochise College strives to be a learning community held in high esteem by members of its communities, providing high-quality learning opportunities for its citizens. Whether it's aviation or automobiles, cooking or computers, business or biology, nursing or languages that you love, Cochise College has something for everyone. A variety of certificate programs, online professional development classes, workshops and seminars are available in everything from computers and healthcare to general workplace skills and Spanish. The Cochise College Foundation offers a tremendous amount of support in the form of scholarships and grants for our students. All students are encouraged to apply. Many of these scholarships are not based on family income, but rather on academic potential and major. Adult Education offers various programs that are free to all Cochise County residents. These programs include English language acquisition (ELA), GED preparation and testing, adult basic education, reading, civics, citizenship, family literacy and workplace education. Classes meet on Cochise College campuses as well as at schools and other locations in communities across the county.

Nearby Schools

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    (520)748-9799
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  • Brown Mackie College-Tucson
    Private for-profit
    623 students | 93.00 Mi4585 E Speedway Blvd.
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    (520)327-6866
    93.00623
  • The Art Institute of Tucson
    Private for-profit
    417 students | 93.20 Mi5099 E. Grant Rd. #100
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    (520)318-2700
    93.20417
  • 1,766 students | 94.80 Mi3350 East Grant Road Suite 200
    Tucson, AZ 85716
    (520)326-1600
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  • 227 students | 95.20 Mi2525 N Country Club Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85716
    (520)325-0123
    95.20227
Did You Know?
For Arizona public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,097 per year for in-state students and $8,507 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,094 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Arizona is 94%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Arizona community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.68, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Arizona is Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Scottsdale. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.