Pima Community College

4905C East Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85709-1275
  • Since 1969, Pima Community College has been developing our community through learning. The College offers convenient, affordable educational opportunities that can help you make your dreams a reality.
School Highlights
  • Pima Community College serves 28,070 students (33% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 42:1 is higher than the state community college average of 39:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Pima Community College is one of 5 community colleges within Pima County, AZ.
  • The nearest community college to Pima Community College is Southwest University of Visual Arts-Tucson (3.9 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 665 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Pima Community College(AZ) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty665 staff66 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Pima Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Pima Community College diversity score of 0.65 is equal to the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment28,070 students6,476 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio42:139:1
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# Full-Time Students9,303 students1,336 students
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# Part-Time Students18,767 students5,140 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
2%
4%
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% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
37%
27%
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% Black
4%
6%
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% White
45%
52%
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% Two or more races
2%
2%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score0.650.65
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College Completion Rate
11%
18%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,100$31,100
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,844 is more than the state average of $1,830. The in-state tuition has grown by 20% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $8,048 is more than the state average of $7,111. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$1,844$1,830
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Out-State Tuition Fees$8,048$7,111
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid66%81%
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Median Debt for Graduates$7,500$9,500
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,022
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Pima Community College's West Campus, the oldest and largest in the six-campus system. More than 11,000 students each semester find affordable, quality education on Anklam Road near central Tucson. The Sonoran Desert surrounds the West Campus, which features hiking trails, shaded gathering areas, and landscaped courtyards. The West Campus, which opened in 1970, provides a full range of health-related professional programs, as well as programs in the visual and performing arts, creative writing and the sciences. Students can find a variety of transferrable courses in programs covering business, science, art, languages, computers and more. The West Campus also houses the unique Center for Archeological Field Training. Well-equipped laboratories support instruction in the sciences, health-related professions and visual and performing arts. The Center for the Arts includes the Louis Bernal Gallery, the Music Recital Hall and the Proscenium and Black Box Theaters. It provides an essential entertainment venue for the entire Tucson area. Pima Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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