Pima Community College

4905C East Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85709
Tel: (520)206-4500
26,051 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 26,051 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 38:1 is higher than the community college average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Pima Community College is one of 7 community colleges within Pima County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Southwest University of Visual Arts-Tucson (3.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 680 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Pima Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 680 staff
59 staff
Pima Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 26,051 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 38:1 has decreased from 47:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
26,051 students
1,282 students
Pima Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 38:1
22:1
Pima Community College student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
10,464 students
810 students
Pima Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 15,587 students
1,017 students
Pima Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Pima Community College Enrollment Breakdown Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
1%
Pima Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
3%
2%
Pima Community College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
40%
7%
Pima Community College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
4%
12%
Pima Community College Black (2006-2013)
% White
44%
57%
Pima Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Pima Community College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
2%
3%
Pima Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Pima Community College non_resident (2006-2013)
Pima Community 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. 0.59 0.53
Pima Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,724 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,048 is less than the state average of $10,294. The out-state tuition has grown by 22% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,724 $5,740
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,048 $10,294
Pima Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 65%
89%
Pima Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (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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