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College Profile: Phoenix College

 
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Phoenix College (often referred to as simply "PC") is a community college located in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Founded in 1920, it is one of the oldest community colleges in the country, which is arguably the reason why it is called Phoenix College as opposed to Phoenix Community College. PC became a part of the Maricopa County Community College District in 1960, and is now considered the flagship campus of one of the largest community college system in the world. Phoenix College consists of the main campus in west central Phoenix, as well as a downtown campus located in the central business district of Phoenix. Phoenix College offers over 200 degree and certificate programs. PC also offers training geared towards professional community/business development and general interest. PC is also home of the Student Services Institute. Phoenix College has 14 sports teams competing in the NJCAA. The women's softball team has won the NJCAA National Women's Softball Division II Championships 5 times in the last 7 years. The school has also won NJCAA championships in baseball (1960, 1962, 1965), men's track and field (1964, 1965, 1966), wrestling (1967-68, 1968-69), men's golf (1964), football (1964), and women's cross country (1985). Many PC alumni have gone on to local and national prominence with successful careers in the arts, business, government, medical, and legal professions. Distinguished alumni include mayors, state senators, Native American tribal leaders, publishers, business executives, two Miss Americas (1949 and 1964) and two Arizona governors. Prominent alumni celebrities include: film star Nick Nolte, Tony Award-winning actor Stephen Spinella, actor Peter Billingsley, daytime television star Jaime Lyn Bauer, Pop/Rhythm & Blues singer CeCe Peniston, and artist Eric Fischl. Several former football players have played in the National Football League including Fred Carr, Bob Wallace, Eugene Jackson, Tom Johnson, Lyn Larsen, Tory Nixon, and "Scooter" Molander. Dennis Layton played for the National Basketball Association's Phoenix Suns and John Smith toured with the Harlem Globetrotter. Bears who have played Major League Baseball include Donnie Lee, Gary Gentry and Dave Rajsich.
 
1202 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ
85013
602-264-2492 (general)
602-285-7410 (financial aid)
602-285-7502 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

Phoenix College delivers teaching and learning experiences that inspire the lifelong pursuit of educational, professional, and personal goals for our diverse urban community.


General Information
Other Names
Type Public, 2-year
Control Public
Size 10,000 - 19,999
Campus Setting City: Large
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
Yes On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
Yes ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
Yes ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
Yes ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Phoenix College Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
20,927 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
No Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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