Best Arizona Community Colleges (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 35 community colleges serving 195,401 students in Arizona (24 public colleges and 11 private colleges).
For Arizona community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,368 per year for in-state students and $8,322 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,771 per year (view national tuition costs).
The best top ranked community colleges in California include Brookline College-Tucson, Chandler-Gilbert Community College and Scottsdale Community College.
Arizona community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.71 (view national diversity statistics).
Minority enrollment is 57% (majority Hispanic) and the student:teacher ratio is 16:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(AZ) School Average
American Indian
4%
Asian
3%
Hispanic
36%
Black
5%
White
43%
Two or more races
4%
Non Resident
1%
Unknown
4%
AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown

Top Ranked Arizona Community Colleges (2022)

  • College Location Students
  • Brookline College-Phoenix
    Private for-profit
    2445 W. Dunlap Ave., Ste. 100
    Phoenix, AZ 85021
    (602) 242-6265

    1,451 students
  • 1140-1150 S. Priest Drive
    Tempe, AZ 85281
    (480) 545-8755

    478 students
  • Brookline College-Tucson
    Private for-profit
    5441 E. 22nd St, Ste.125
    Tucson, AZ 85711
    (520) 748-9799

    292 students
  • 350 W Washington St
    Tempe, AZ 85281
    (602) 384-2555

    1,115 students
  • 2626 E Pecos Rd
    Chandler, AZ 85225
    (480) 732-7000

    15,585 students
  • 6000 W Olive Ave
    Glendale, AZ 85302
    (623) 845-3000

    18,054 students
  • Lamson College
    Private, for profit
    875 W. Elliot Road Suite 206
    Tempe, AZ 85284
    (480) 898-7000

    12 students
  • 1833 W Southern Ave
    Mesa, AZ 85202
    (480) 461-7000

    20,351 students
  • 4905C East Broadway Blvd.
    Tucson, AZ 85709
    (520) 206-4500

    19,512 students
  • 2121 N Craycroft Road, Bldg 1
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    (520) 326-1600

    1,931 students
  • Refrigeration School Inc
    Private for-profit
    4210 E Washington Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85034
    (602) 275-7133

    903 students
  • 9000 E Chaparral Rd
    Scottsdale, AZ 85256
    (480) 423-6000

    8,602 students
  • 10695 West Pierce Street
    Avondale, AZ 85323
    (800) 510-5845

    1,873 students
  • Arizona College-Glendale
    Private for-profit
    4425 W Olive Avenue, Suite 300
    Glendale, AZ 85302
    (855) 706-8382

    479 students
  • 2020 S. Avenue 8E
    Yuma, AZ 85365
    (928) 317-6000

    7,500 students
  • Brown Mackie College-Phoenix
    Private, for profit
    13430 N Black Canyon Ste. 190
    Phoenix, AZ 85029
    (602) 337-3044

    648 students
  • 8503 N. 27th Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85051
    (602) 393-5900

    1,644 students
  • 8470 N Overfield Rd
    Coolidge, AZ 85128
    (520) 494-5444

    4,793 students
  • 901 N Colombo Ave
    Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
    (520) 515-0500

    3,672 students
  • 2800 S. Lone Tree Rd.
    Flagstaff, AZ 86005
    (928) 527-1222

    3,582 students
  • CollegeAmerica-Flagstaff
    Private not-for-profit
    399 Malpais
    Flagstaff, AZ 86001

    36 students
  • 615 N. Stadium Ave.
    Thatcher, AZ 85552
    (928) 428-8272

    6,027 students
  • 3000 N Dysart Rd
    Avondale, AZ 85392
    (623) 935-8000

    10,120 students
  • 108 N. 40th Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85034
    (602) 392-5000

    5,067 students
  • 1971 Jagerson Ave
    Kingman, AZ 86409
    (928) 757-4331

    4,348 students
  • PO Box 610
    Holbrook, AZ 86025
    (800) 266-7845

    5,106 students
  • 18401 N 32nd St
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 787-6500

    7,900 students
  • 1202 W Thomas Rd
    Phoenix, AZ 85013
    (602) 264-2492

    11,109 students
  • 957 S. Dobson Road
    Mesa, AZ 85202
    (480) 644-0267

    856 students
  • 6829 N 46th Ave
    Glendale, AZ 85301
    (623) 934-7273

    490 students
  • 875 W Elliot Rd #126
    Tempe, AZ 85284
    (480) 834-1000

    n/a
    students
  • 2323 W 14th St
    Tempe, AZ 85281
    (480) 517-8000

    19,103 students
  • 7050 S 24th St
    Phoenix, AZ 85042
    (602) 243-8135

    4,321 students
  • 1538 E. Southern Ave
    Tempe, AZ 85282
    (480) 994-9244

    1,013 students
  • 1100 E Sheldon St
    Prescott, AZ 86301
    (928) 445-7300

    7,428 students
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