Yuma, Arizona (AZ) Colleges and Universities

There is only one school within the Yuma, Arizona region. Learn about Arizona Western College and get important information to see if it is the right school for you.

The higher education options in Yuma, Arizona, are limited to one school- Arizona Western College. Explore Arizona Western College to see if it will meet your educational needs.

Arizona Western College

Arizona Western College is a 2-year, public institution located about 8.6 miles from downtown Yuma. The campus is rather small, but does provide campus housing for interested students.

College Information

Academic Programs

Arizona Western College offers several different certificates and associate's degrees. Students can choose from more than 30 different fields of study. Some of the larger programs available include:

  • Physical Sciences
  • Mechanic and Repair Technologies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
  • Health Professions
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Education
  • Construction Trades

Tuition and Fees

Price can play a large role in choosing a college to attend. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports the full-time undergraduate tuition and fees for 2015-2016 at Arizona Western College as follows:

  • In-state tuition and fees: $2,540 per year
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $9,530 per year

Student Population

About 7,514 students attend Arizona Western College. All of these students are undergraduates. Over half of the students enrolled are enrolled part-time.

Acceptance Rate

Arizona Western College has an open admission policy. Interested students should contact the institution directly for more information.

Graduation Rate

The NCES tracks graduation rates, which are often a measure of student success, by taking the percentage of full-time undergrads who graduate within 150% of 'normal' time (i.e. three years for an associate's degree). For 2015, Arizona Western College had a rate of 16%.

Arizona Western College provides certificates and associate's degrees for interested students in the Yuma, Arizona area.

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