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Phoenix College

Phoenix, AZ

At A Glance

Main Address

1202 W Thomas Rd

Phoenix, AZ 85013-4208

www.phoenixcollege.edu

Admission Office

1202 West Thomas Road

Phoenix, AZ 85013

(602) 285-7502

Fax : (602) 285-7813

info@pcmail.maricopa.edu

Contact : Brenda Starck

Director

Type of School

Medium

Public

community college

2-year school

Coed

Hispanic-Serving Institution

Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Code: 4606

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 10,959

In-State Tuition : $2,580.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $9,810.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Diploma

Associate

Setting

Very Large City (>500k)

Urban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : --

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Jun 30

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Diploma, Associate degrees

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

Hispanic-Serving Institution

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Architecture & Related Programs
Architecture A

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
American Indian/Native American Studies C
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies C
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign) C

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting A C
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General A C
Banking and Financial Support Services A C
Business Administration and Management, General A C
Business/Commerce, General A C
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry C
Construction Management, General A C
Fashion Merchandising A C
Marketing/Marketing Management, General A C
Real Estate C

Communications Technologies & Support Services
Recording Arts Technology/Technician A C

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Graphics A C
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst A C
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications C
Computer and Information Sciences, General A C
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design A C

Construction Trades
Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector A C

Education
Education, General A
Elementary Education and Teaching A

Engineering Technologies/Technicians
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD A C
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician C
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians A C
Surveying Technology/Surveying A C

English Language, Literature & Letters
Creative Writing C

Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles, General C
Child Care and Support Services Management A C
Child Development C
Family and Community Services A C
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General A
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management A C

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
American Sign Language (ASL) C
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation A C

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant C
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician A
Dental Assisting/Assistant A
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist A
Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Technology/Technologist C
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) A C
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician A C
Histologic Technology/Histotechnologist A
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training C
Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage A C
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder C
Medical Office Assistant/Specialist C
Medical Office Management/Administration A
Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist A C
Medical/Clinical Assistant A
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide C
Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist C
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies A
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse A

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal A C

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies A

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Globalization Studies C
Natural Sciences C

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General C

Personal & Culinary Services
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant C

Physical Sciences
Physical Sciences, General A

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies A C
Fire Science/Fire-fighting A C
Forensic Science and Technology A C
Homeland Security C

Visual & Performing Arts
Art/Art Studies, General A
Commercial Photography A C
Commercial and Advertising Art A C
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General A
Fashion/Apparel Design A C
Fine/Studio Arts, General A
Graphic Design A C
Interior Design A C
Music Management A C
Music Performance, General C
Music Theory and Composition C
Technical Theater/Theater Design and Technology C
Visual and Performing Arts, General A

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Cooperative Education

Cross-Registration

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Saturday Classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

243 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries, Student Center

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Very Large City

Urban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 10,959

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 7,220

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 23

Full time students average age : 23

Housing Options

Additional Housing Options

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : PC Bears

Sport Member : NJCAA

Sport's Levels Available

Intercollegiate

Counseling And Wellness

Career counseling

Economically disadvantaged students services

Employment services for undergraduates

On-campus daycare

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Veteran's counselor

Minority students services

Financial aid counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Tutoring

Writing center

Study skills assistance

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

Y

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

Y

Literary Magazine

N

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

Y

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

Y

Opera

Y

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

Y

Television Station

Y

Yearbook

N

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Other Sports : judo club


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: Students who have taken an Advanced Placement course of the College Board in their secondary school and who have taken an Advanced Placement Examination of the College Board may receive course credit with a score of 3, 4, or 5. Scores must be received directly from the College Board before credit is awarded.

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

4

3

--

All

5

3

ART 112

All

3-D Art and Design

4

3

ART 115

All

Art History

3

3

ARH101 or ARH102

All

4

6

ARH101 & ARH102

All

Biology

3

4

BIO100 or equivalent

All

4

8

BIO181 & BIO182

All

Calculus AB

3

4

MAT 221

All

Calculus BC

1

4

MAT 221

All

3

4

MAT 221

All

4

8

MAT 221 or 231

All

Chemistry

4

4

CHM151 & CHM151LL

All

5

8

CHM151 & CHM151LL & CHM152 & CHM152LL

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

10

CHI101 & CHI102

All

4

15

CHI101 & 102 & 201

All

5

20

CHI101 & 102 & 201 & 202

All

Comparative Government and Politics

4

3

POS140

All

Computer Science A

4

3

CSC 100 or 110

All

Drawing

4

3

--

All

5

3

ART 111

All

English Language and Composition

4

3

ENG 101 or Elective Credit

All

English Literature and Composition

4

3

ENG 101 or Elective Credit

All

Environmental Science

4

3

--

All

European History

4

6

HIS101 & HIS102

All

French Language and Culture

3

16

FRE101 & FRE102 & FRE201 & FRE202

All

German Language and Culture

3

16

GER101 & GER102 & GER201 & GER202

All

Human Geography

4

3

GCU102

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

8

ITA101 & ITA102

All

4

12

ITA101 & ITA102 & ITA201

All

5

16

ITA101 & ITA102 & ITA201 & ITA202

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

10

JPN101 & JPN102

All

4

15

JPN101 & JPN102 & JPN201

All

5

20

JPN101 & JPN102 & JPN201 & JPN202

All

Latin

3

8

LAT101 & LAT102

All

4

12

LAT101 & LAT102 & LAT201

All

5

16

LAT101 & LAT102 & LAT201 & LAT202

All

Macroeconomics

4

3

ECN 211

All

Microeconomics

4

3

ECN 212

All

Music Theory

4

4

MTC105 & MTC106

All

Physics 1

4

4

PHY111

All

Physics 2

4

4

PHY112

All

Physics B

4

4

PHY 111

All

5

8

PHY 111 & PHY 112

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

PHY 112

All

Physics C: Mechanics

3

4

PHY 111

All

Psychology

4

3

PSY 101

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

16

SPA101 & SPA102 & SPA201 & SPA202

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

16

SPA101 & SPA102 & SPA201 & SPA202

All

Statistics

3

3

MAT206

All

United States Government and Politics

4

3

POS110

All

United States History

4

6

HIS103 & HIS104

All

World History: Modern

4

3

HIS110

All

5

3

HIS111

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

--

American Literature

50

--

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

--

Biology

50

--

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

--

Chemistry

50

--

College Algebra

50

--

College Composition

50

3

College Composition Modular with Optional Essay

50

3

English Literature

50

--

French I

50

--

French II

50

--

German I

50

--

German II

50

--

History of United States I

50

--

History of United States II

50

--

Human Growth and Development

50

--

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

--

Introductory Business Law

50

--

Introductory Psychology

50

--

Introductory Sociology

50

--

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

--

Principles of Management

50

--

Principles of Marketing

50

--

Principles of Microeconomics

50

--

Spanish I

50

--

Spanish II

50

--

Western Civilization I

50

--

Western Civilization II

50

--

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Jun 30

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Cindy Ramos

Financial aid office phone : (602) 285-7425

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Art

Athletics

Leadership

Music/Drama

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$2,580.00

$2,580.00

$2,580.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$9,810.00

$9,810.00

$9,810.00

Room only:

--

$9,216.00

--

Books and supplies:

$1,264.00

$1,264.00

$1,264.00

Estimated personal expenses:

--

--

$5,724.00

Transportation expenses:

--

--

--

Estimated Total In-state:

$3,844.00

$13,060.00

$9,568.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$11,074.00

$20,290.00

$16,798.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 30

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: --

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: --

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Winter

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Re-entry advisor

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

College fairs/transfer recruitment on campus

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $9,810.00

Room & Board(on-campus): --

Room & Board(off-campus): $9,216.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: --

Financial Aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser

English as a Second Language Program On Campus for International Students