Pima Community College: Review & Facts

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Pima Community College is a very large two-year, public school with 26,880 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1969 and is one of the 19 schools located in Tucson, Arizona.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
132
Good
Pima Community College will give you the opportunity to receive a several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, or associate's degree.

Pima Community College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 132 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Electrical and Electronics, Installation and Repair, and Industrial Technologies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
63%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Pima Community College is relatively low at 63% (close to Arizona average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
25 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Pima Community College is very low - 15%.

Student to faculty ratio at Pima Community College is reasonable - 25:1. Find out more about faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$8,700
Low
Average tuition prices are relatevely low, around $8,500 per year. The additional fees at Pima Community College beyond tuition are roughly $200, which makes it a total of $8,700 a year.

Read the details about Pima Community College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Pima Community College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (520) 206-4500 or check Pima Community College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Pima Community College provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Pima Community College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Unfortunately, there is no on-campus housing at Pima Community College.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Pima Community College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Pima Community College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Pima Community College Location and Maps



Post Address: Pima Community College, 4905C East Broadway Blvd., Tucson, Arizona 85709-1275, USA
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