Pima Community College

4905C East Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85709-1275
Tel: (520)206-4500
28,070 students
Public institution
  • 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 7 community colleges within Pima County, AZ.
  • The nearest community college is Southwest University of Visual Arts-Tucson (3.90 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 665 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Pima Community College (AZ) Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Private for-profit
Total Faculty 665 staff 51 staff
Pima Community College Total Faculty (2007-2015)

Student Body

  • The student population of 28,070 has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 42:1 has decreased from 49:1 over five years.
  • The school's 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 Enrollment 28,070 students 1,567 students
Pima Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2015)
Student : Teacher Ratio 42:1 39:1
Pima Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2015)
# Full-Time Students 9,303 students 1,082 students
Pima Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
# Part-Time Students 18,767 students 4,012 students
Pima Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2015)
Pima Community College Enrollment Breakdown AZ All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Pima Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2015)
% Asian
Pima Community College Asian (2007-2015)
% Hispanic
Pima Community College Hispanic (2007-2015)
% Black
Pima Community College Black (2007-2015)
% White
Pima Community College White (2007-2015)
% Two or more races
Pima Community College More (2011-2015)
% Non Resident races
Pima Community College Non Resident (2007-2015)
% Unknown races
Pima Community College Ethnicity Breakdown AZ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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. 0.65 0.65
Pima Community College Diversity Score (2007-2015)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $1,652 is less than the state average of $1,854. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $7,784 is more than the state average of $7,638. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $1,652 $1,854
Pima Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,784 $7,638
Pima Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2015)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 66% 89%
Pima Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Source: 2015 (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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