Arizona College-Glendale

  • Arizona College of Allied Health (Arizona College) has been serving the Phoenix area for a decade and has a conveniently located campus in the metro Phoenix area. Arizona College believes in a highly structured and disciplined educational environment that maximizes every student's potential in their chosen career. Arizona College offers programs in allied health specialization- Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant, Massage Therapy, Health Information Specialist and Pharmacy Technician. Arizona College's long experience has demonstrated the success of its educational philosophy. Arizona College provides the student with a strong theoretical base and a hands on approach in accomplishing laboratory and testing skills that are appropriate to the course of study. Additionally, the student is provided with exceptional individualized clinical externship experiences that are included as part of your course study. The College maintains a dedicated placement office to assist graduates in realizing their dream of a career in healthcare. Arizona College of Allied Health is proud of the partnerships it has established in the Phoenix healthcare community. The College's partners virtually include all of the major health care systems in the area and literally hundreds of healthcare and dental facilities in the metropolitan area.
School Highlights
  • Arizona College-Glendale serves 630 students (100% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 37:1 is lower than the state community college average of 39:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Arizona College-Glendale is one of 26 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
  • The nearest community college to Arizona College-Glendale is Arizona Automotive Institute (2.1 miles away).

Top Placements

Arizona College-Glendale places among the top 20% of community colleges in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 750% over five years.
Arizona College-Glendale(AZ) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty17 staff66 staff
Arizona College-Glendale Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Arizona College-Glendale has declined by 18% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 37:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Arizona College-Glendale diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 9% over five years.
Total Enrollment630 students6,476 students
Arizona College-Glendale Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio37:139:1
Arizona College-Glendale Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students630 students1,336 students
Arizona College-Glendale Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
Arizona College-Glendale Enrollment Breakdown AZ All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Arizona College-Glendale American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Arizona College-Glendale Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Arizona College-Glendale Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Arizona College-Glendale Black (2007-2016)
% White
Arizona College-Glendale White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Arizona College-Glendale More (2008-2016)
% Non Resident races
Arizona College-Glendale Non Resident (2008-2013)
% Unknown races
Arizona College-Glendale Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.680.65
Arizona College-Glendale Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Arizona College-Glendale Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$26,300$31,100
Arizona College-Glendale Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2010-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $15,223 is less than the state average of $15,559. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$15,223$15,559
Arizona College-Glendale In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid100%81%
Arizona College-Glendale % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$9,477$9,500
Arizona College-Glendale Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,022
Arizona College-Glendale Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Arizona Automotive Institute
    Private, for profit
    628 students | 2.10 Mi6829 N 46th Ave
    Glendale AZ  85301
  • 20,506 students | 2.10 Mi6000 W Olive Ave
    Glendale AZ  85302
  • Carrington College-Phoenix
    Private, for profit
    617 students | 2.20 Mi8503 N 27th Ave.
    Phoenix AZ  85051
  • Brookline College-Phoenix
    Private, for profit
    1,468 students | 2.40 Mi2445 W. Dunlap Ave., Ste. 100
    Phoenix AZ  85021
  • The Art Institute of Phoenix
    Private, non-profit
    1,009 students | 2.70 Mi2233 W Dunlap Ave
    Phoenix AZ  85021
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Did You Know?
For Arizona public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $1,830 per year for in-state students and $7,111 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,559 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Arizona community colleges have a diversity score of 0.65, which is equal to the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Arizona is The Refrigeration School. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.