• 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 County Community College District serves 3,672 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 3,672 students
  • In-state tuition: $77
  • Out-state tuition: $116
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 58%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

School Overview

The teacher population of 425 teachers has grown by 130% over five years.
Cochise County Community College District
(AZ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Vocational & Technical-High Nontraditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
425 staff
202 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Cochise County Community College District has declined by 71% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 39:1 over five years.
The Cochise County Community College District diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,672 students
5,548 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
16:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,477 students
1,283 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,195 students
4,265 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
184 students
250 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
4%
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% Asian
2%
3%
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% Hispanic
43%
36%
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% Black
5%
5%
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% White
42%
43%
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% Two or more races
5%
4%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.63
0.68
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College Completion Rate
26%
22%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$34,300
$32,100
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $77 is less than the state average of $3,368. 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 $8,322. The out-state tuition has declined by 98% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$77
$3,368
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$116
$8,322
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Tuition Notes
per credit
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
87%
79%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$8,239
$9,399
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$5,250
$4,750
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
100%

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Soccer
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 3,672 students
  • In-state tuition: $77
  • Out-state tuition: $116
  • Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Minority enrollment: 58%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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For Arizona public 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. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Arizona community colleges have a diversity score of 0.68, which is lower than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in Arizona is Brookline College-Tempe. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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