Cochise College

  • 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 st test 22 (81.4 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 334 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

  • The student population of Cochise College has stayed relatively flat 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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment13,007 students6,476 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio39:139:1
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# Full-Time Students7,474 students1,336 students
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# Part-Time Students5,533 students5,140 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-337
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
4%
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% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
42%
27%
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% Black
5%
6%
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% White
44%
52%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
3%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score0.630.65
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College Completion Rate
23%
18%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,300$31,100
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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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$116$7,111
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Tuition Notesper credit
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid79%81%
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Median Debt for Graduates$6,500$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,634$5,022
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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

  • The nearest community college to Cochise College is st test 22 (81.4 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • st test 22
    st test 22 Photo - test
    Public
    500 students | 81.40 Mi6 Dubois Dr.
    Green Valley AZ  28800
    (987)654-3679
    81.40500
  • 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
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