Cochise College

Tel: (520)515-0500
  • Cochise College strives to be a learning community held in high esteem by members of its communities, providing high-quality learning opportunities for its citizens. Whether it's aviation or automobiles, cooking or computers, business or biology, nursing or languages that you love, Cochise College has something for everyone.
School Highlights
  • Cochise College serves 13,007 students (57% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 39:1 is same as the state community college average of 39:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Cochise College is the only community colleges within Cochise County, AZ.
  • The nearest community college to Cochise College is Brookline College-Tucson (90.9 miles away).

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 334 teachers has grown by 91% over five years.
Cochise College(AZ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate of Arts CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty334 staff66 staff
Cochise College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Cochise College has grown by 195% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 39:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Cochise College diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment13,007 students6,476 students
Cochise College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio39:139:1
Cochise College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students7,474 students1,336 students
Cochise College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students5,533 students5,140 students
Cochise College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Cochise College Enrollment Breakdown AZ All Enrollment Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
-337
Cochise College Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
4%
Cochise College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
2%
3%
Cochise College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
42%
27%
Cochise College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
5%
6%
Cochise College Black (2007-2016)
% White
44%
52%
Cochise College White (2007-2016)
% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
3%
2%
Cochise College More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
1%
Cochise College Non Resident (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
1%
5%
Cochise College Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.630.65
Cochise College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
23%
18%
Cochise College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,300$31,400
Cochise College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $77 is less than the state average of $1,830. The in-state tuition has declined by 95% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $116 is less than the state average of $7,111. The out-state tuition has declined by 98% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$77$1,830
Cochise College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$116$7,111
Cochise College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Tuition Notesper credit
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid79%82%
Cochise College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$6,500$9,500
Cochise College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$3,634$5,022
Cochise College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, SoccerBaseball, Basketball,
Soccer
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Cochise College strives to be a learning community held in high esteem by members of its communities, providing high-quality learning opportunities for its citizens. Whether it's aviation or automobiles, cooking or computers, business or biology, nursing or languages that you love, Cochise College has something for everyone. A variety of certificate programs, online professional development classes, workshops and seminars are available in everything from computers and healthcare to general workplace skills and Spanish. The Cochise College Foundation offers a tremendous amount of support in the form of scholarships and grants for our students. All students are encouraged to apply. Many of these scholarships are not based on family income, but rather on academic potential and major. Adult Education offers various programs that are free to all Cochise County residents. These programs include English language acquisition (ELA), GED preparation and testing, adult basic education, reading, civics, citizenship, family literacy and workplace education. Classes meet on Cochise College campuses as well as at schools and other locations in communities across the county.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Brookline College-Tucson
    Private, for profit
    507 students | 90.90 Mi5441 E. 22nd St, Ste.125
    Tucson AZ  85711
    (520)748-9799
    90.90507
  • Brown Mackie College-Tucson
    Private, for profit
    611 students | 93.00 Mi4585 E Speedway Blvd.
    Tucson AZ  85712
    (520)327-6866
    93.00611
  • 1,948 students | 94.80 Mi3350 East Grant Road, Suite 200
    Tucson AZ  85716
    (520)326-1600
    94.801,948
  • 172 students | 95.20 Mi2525 N Country Club Rd
    Tucson AZ  85716
    (520)325-0123
    95.20172
  • 28,070 students | 96.70 Mi4905C East Broadway Blvd.
    Tucson AZ  85709
    (520)206-4500
    96.7028,070
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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.