Pima Community College

4905C East Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85709-1275
Tel: (520)206-4500
28,070 students
Public institution
Since 1969, Pima Community College has been developing our community through learning. The College offers convenient, affordable educational opportunities that can help you make your dreams a reality.
School Highlights
Pima Community College serves 28,070 students (33% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the state community college average of 39:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Pima Community College is one of 7 community colleges within Pima County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Southwest University of Visual Arts-Tucson (3.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 665 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Pima Community College (AZ) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private for-profit
Total Faculty 665 staff
51 staff

Student Body

The student population of 28,070 has declined by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has decreased from 49:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 28,070 students 1,567 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 42:1
# Full-Time Students 9,303 students
1,082 students
# Part-Time Students 18,767 students
4,012 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
% Non Resident races
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. 0.66 0.65

Finances and Admission

The public in-state tuition of $1,652 is less than the state average of $1,854. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $7,784 is more than the state average of $7,638. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,652 $1,854
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,784 $7,638
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 66%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Pima Community College's West Campus, the oldest and largest in the six-campus system. More than 11,000 students each semester find affordable, quality education on Anklam Road near central Tucson. The Sonoran Desert surrounds the West Campus, which features hiking trails, shaded gathering areas, and landscaped courtyards. The West Campus, which opened in 1970, provides a full range of health-related professional programs, as well as programs in the visual and performing arts, creative writing and the sciences. Students can find a variety of transferrable courses in programs covering business, science, art, languages, computers and more. The West Campus also houses the unique Center for Archeological Field Training. Well-equipped laboratories support instruction in the sciences, health-related professions and visual and performing arts. The Center for the Arts includes the Louis Bernal Gallery, the Music Recital Hall and the Proscenium and Black Box Theaters. It provides an essential entertainment venue for the entire Tucson area. Pima Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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