- 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.
Pima Community College serves 15,544 students (22% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Enrollment: 15,544 students
- In-state tuition: $1,844
- Out-state tuition: $8,048
- Student:teacher ratio: 9:1
- Minority enrollment: 62%
- Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Pima Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:
Debt For Students
The teacher population of 1,640 teachers has grown by 146% over five years.
Pima Community College
(AZ) Community College Avg.
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of Pima Community College has declined by 36% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The Pima Community College diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Enrollment Undergraduate
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
# Full-Time Graduate Students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The public in-state tuition of $1,844 is equal to the state average of $1,844. The in-state tuition has declined by 12% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $8,048 is more than the state average of $7,206. The out-state tuition has grown by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
- 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Pima Community College cost?
Pima Community College's tuition is approximately $1,844 for In-State students and $8,048 for Out-State students.
What is Pima Community College's ranking?
Pima Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Arizona for: Largest student body and Least debt for graduating students.
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