Phoenix College
Phoenix, AZ 85013

Overview

Type 2 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad only
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 11,508
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 18:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
No
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

Phoenix College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Phoenix College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $7,848 and in-state students paid $2,064.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$7,039
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,496
$2,064
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $3,466
$7,848
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $7,623
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 76% of Phoenix College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 62% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,514 (which is 3.3% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Phoenix College in 2016-2017, was 103, which is 14% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,540 (which is 0.4% below the national average.)

$4,514
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,368
$4,540
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,557
76%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 79%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Phoenix College has enrolled a total of 11,508 students (3,056 students full-time and 8,452 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 11,508 students, 1,262 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 37% men and 63% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,326 students for distance studies.

11,508
Total Enrollment
1,262
Transfers

Student Diversity

Hispanic: 50%

White: 24%

Black/African American: 9%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 9%

Asian: 3%

Two or more races: 1%

Non-resident alien: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Phoenix College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 32% 2,123 0
Health Professions And Related Programs 17% 1,177
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 13% 851
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 6% 418 0
Legal Professions And Studies 4% 277
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 4% 248
Visual And Performing Arts 3% 203
Physical Sciences 2% 166
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 1% 93
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 1% 83

Graduation & Dropout Rates

15%
Graduation rate
national average: 30%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Phoenix College full-time students who started class in 2013 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

15%
Still enrolled
43%
Dropout rate
28%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$25,900
Median Annual Income
national average: $25,082

The typical median income of Phoenix College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,900. Last year, out of the total 2,275 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,843 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,286 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,629 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,900 $31,000
Employment Rate 81% 80%
Total Graduates 2,275 3,286

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 2 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Phoenix College.

Rio Salado College
8 mile away
Mesa Community College
14 mile away
Central Arizona College
44.1 mile away