Yavapai College

Tel: (928)445-7300
8,166 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 8,166 students (27% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 53%.
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 147 teachers has declined by 30% over five years.
College Yavapai 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 147 staff
61 staff
Yavapai College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 8,166 has declined by 8% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 164% over five years.
Total Enrollment 8,166 students 1,315 students
Yavapai College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,227 students
815 students
Yavapai College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 5,939 students
1,061 students
Yavapai College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Yavapai College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Yavapai College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Yavapai College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Yavapai College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Yavapai College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Yavapai College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Yavapai College More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Yavapai College Unknown (2006-2013)
Yavapai 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. 0.66 0.70
Yavapai College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $1,872 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 25% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,920 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,872 $5,590
Yavapai College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,920 $10,086
Yavapai College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Total Dormitory Capacity 372 252
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 77%
Yavapai College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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 $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.