Golf Academy of America-Phoenix

2031 N. Arizona Ave., Suite 2
Chandler, AZ 85225-0000
Tel: (800)342-7342
  • Golf Academy of America in Phoenix, AZ is a 2-year golf college that will help improve your golf skills while preparing you for a rewarding and successful golf career.? Improving your game is only part of it. As America's premier golf college, Golf Academy of America prepares you to enter and thrive in the $76 billion business of golf. Our golf school graduates are working as golf pros and teaching professionals; golf tournament organizers; club managers, and golf course owners; golf manufacturing reps and product development specialists; golf professionals in over 100 other golf jobs around the globe.
School Highlights
  • Golf Academy of America-Phoenix serves 154 students (93% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 39:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American and Asian), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Golf Academy of America-Phoenix is one of 26 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
  • The nearest community college is Chandler-Gilbert Community College (3.80 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix(AZ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPrivate, for profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty6 staff66 staff
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 154 has declined by 24% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has decreased from 27:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has declined by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment154 students5,697 students
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio26:139:1
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students143 students1,101 students
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students11 students4,596 students
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Part-Time Students (2012-2016)
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Enrollment Breakdown AZ All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
-
4%
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2012)
% Asian
-
3%
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Asian (2007-2012)
% Hispanic
-
27%
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Hispanic (2007-2012)
% Black
-
6%
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Black (2009-2012)
% White
-
52%
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix White (2007-2012)
% Two or more races
-
2%
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix More (2011-2012)
% Non Resident races
-
1%
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Non Resident (2007-2012)
% Unknown races
100%
5%
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.0.000.65
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
94%
18%
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,900$31,400
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $17,150 is more than the state average of $15,745. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$17,150$15,745
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid76%82%
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates$18,331$9,500
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$6,334$5,022
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate96%100%
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix Percent Admitted (2007-2011)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Established over 30 years ago, and with more than 5,000 graduates, Golf Academy of America has grown to five campuses throughout the United States: California, Arizona, Florida, South Carolina, and Texas. Students at Golf Academy of America in Phoenix get weekly opportunities to play some of the region's best courses, including Trilogy, Toon North, The Raven Golf Course at Wildhorse to mention a few. Golf Academy of America provides students the opportunity to gain practical experience and networking skills through volunteering, participating, and observing in a number PGA and LPGA events.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 14,500 students | 3.80 Mi2626 E Pecos Rd
    Chandler AZ  85225
    (480)732-7000
    3.8014,500
  • 22,711 students | 4.30 Mi1833 W Southern Ave
    Mesa AZ  85202
    (480)461-7000
    4.3022,711
  • Pima Medical Institute-Mesa
    Private, for profit
    1,038 students | 4.70 Mi957 S. Dobson Road
    Mesa AZ  85202
    (480)644-0267
    4.701,038
  • Lamson College
    Private, for profit
    12 students | 6.60 Mi875 W. Elliot Road Suite 206
    Tempe AZ  85284
    (480)898-7000
    6.6012
  • n/a students | 6.60 Mi875 W Elliot Rd #126
    Tempe AZ  85284
    (480)834-1000
    6.60n/a
Recent Articles
December 01, 2017
Learn about trending community college topics this week such as San Francisco's move toward free tuition at community colleges and the rise in hunger and homelessness among community college students across the country.
December 01, 2017
This summer will be wrapping up before we know of it, and your first semester at community college is rapidly approaching. Are you ready for it?
December 01, 2017
To encourage students to pursue higher education, some states are considering plans to offer zero-tuition programs at public community colleges. These programs could make college a reality for many young people, however, critics argue such programs would cost taxpayers a significant amount of money.
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 $15,745 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Arizona community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.65, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in Arizona is The Refrigeration School. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.