Golf Academy of America-Phoenix

  • 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 Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Golf Academy of America-Phoenix is one of 25 community colleges within Maricopa County, AZ.
  • The nearest community college to Golf Academy of America-Phoenix is Chandler-Gilbert Community College (3.8 miles away).

Top Placements

Golf Academy of America-Phoenix places among the top 20% of community colleges in Arizona for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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

Student Body

  • The student population of Golf Academy of America-Phoenix has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Golf Academy of America-Phoenix 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 students6,476 students
Student:Teacher Ratio26:139:1
# Full-Time Students143 students1,336 students
# Part-Time Students11 students5,140 students
% Unknown races
100%
5%
Diversity Score0.000.65
College Completion Rate (Year 2015)
94%
18%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$28,900$31,100

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $17,150 is more than the state average of $15,559. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$17,150$15,559
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (Year 2015)76%84%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$18,331$9,500
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2015)$6,334$5,022
Acceptance Rate (Year 2011)96%96%
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.

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