AWC Description

For prospective students looking for career programs to earn an associate degree in the Yuma, Arizona area, Arizona Western College may be the perfect place to fulfill your academic needs.

Among the majors available to study are Air Conditioning and Refrigeration, Basic Carpentry, Custodial Management, Detention Officer Operations, Emergency Medical Services Paramedic, Family Childcare Education, Law Enforcement Training Academy, and Practical Nursing, as well as many others. The cooperative education program classes allow students to learn employable skills within the classroom experience.

The student success center ensures that nobody is left struggling in their classes without a little help. Tutoring can be done on-campus or online. There is also a math and writing center to assist in any troubling subjects.

Maybe tuition costs are what are keeping you from becoming a member of the AWC family. Well, if you talk to the counselors of the financial aid office, you can learn about eligibility requirements for loans, grants, and scholarships.

Quick Facts about Arizona Western College

Region

Southwest

Setting

Large Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Matadors

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Parking Permit Required

Yes

Selectivity

Open Admissions

In-State Tuition

$ 2,360

Out-of-State Tuition

$ 6,000

Retention Rate

64%

Enrollment

7,290

Year Established

1963

AWC Students

Total Students
7,290

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
0%
Part-Time
100%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
61%
African American
3%
Caucasian
26%
American Indian or Alaska native
2%
Asian
2%
Unknown and Other
6%

International Students

International
12%
Domestic
88%

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