Yavapai College

Tel: (928)445-7300
7,842 students
Public institution
Welcome to the friendliest college in the west, where education works for everyone. Recognized for its academic excellence in combination with affordable prices and beautiful setting in the mountains of central Arizona, Yavapai College is the best choice for students seeking a rich, rewarding educational experience.
School Highlights
Yavapai College serves 7,842 students (26% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Yavapai College is the only community colleges within Yavapai County, AZ.
The nearest community college is Coconino Community College (63.10 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 140 teachers has declined by 32% over five years.
College Yavapai 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 140 staff 48 staff

Student Body

The student population of 7,842 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 23% over five years.
Total Enrollment 7,842 students 1,468 students
# Full-Time Students 2,029 students 1,082 students
# Part-Time Students 5,813 students 4,012 students
Total Dormitory Capacity 216 216
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
% White
% Two or more races
% Unknown 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. 0.53 0.65

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,824 is less than the state average of $2,160. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,432 is more than the state average of $9,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,824 $2,160
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,432 $9,075
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 76% 87%
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Yavapai College is committed to teaching excellence and student learning. It provides a safe-learning environment supported by a comprehensive program of student and academic support services. Instructors are committed to instructional excellence, professional development, student learning, and innovative approaches to teaching, using outcomes assessment and appropriate technological support. Yavapai College's Performance Hall offers year-round entertainment while the Prescott Fine Arts Association and other smaller theaters provide artistic performances for a refined audience. Art galleries help to promote local artists as well as visiting artists who thrive on the creative atmosphere of Prescott. The new Gateway Mall offers a big town shopping experience for the Central Arizona region.

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Did You Know?
For Arizona public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,908 per year for in-state students and $7,887 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,826 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Arizona is 95%. 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 0.65, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. 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.