Collins College

Tel: (480)966-3000
648 students
Private for-profit
Build the foundation for your future at Collins College, where we offer associate and bachelor’s degrees in some of today's exciting career fields. Our college in Arizona, located in Phoenix, offers students a convenient choice to further their education, whether they’re just out of high school or returning to school to pursue additional career training. At our quality college in Arizona, our focus is you – the student. We offer training in a variety of fields including design, media and technology. If you want to learn interior design, graphic design, game production or digital video production, Collins College might be the place for you.
School Highlights:
Collins College serves 648 students (89% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Collins College is one of 34 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Brookline College-Tempe (0 miles away).

School Overview

Collins College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 648 teachers has declined by 66% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 10% over five years.
Total Enrollment
648 students
1,303 students
Collins College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
575 students
836 students
Collins College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 73 students
1,046 students
Collins College Part-Time Students (2009-2012)
Collins College sch enrollment Collins College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
7%
1%
% Asian
2%
2%
Collins College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
23%
7%
Collins College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
10%
12%
Collins College Black (2006-2012)
% White
55%
67%
Collins College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Collins College More (2009-2012)
Collins College sch ethnicity Collins College sta ethnicity
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 0.45
Collins College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,880 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,880 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,880 $5,940
Collins College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,880 $10,072
Collins College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Phoenix public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,093 per year for in-state students and $9,720 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,064 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
Phoenix 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 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Phoenix is International institute of the americas. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.