Central Arizona College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - PoorQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very BadSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Excellent
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Central Arizona College is a medium two-year, public school with 5,850 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1961 and is the only school located in Coolidge, Arizona.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
71
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, and associate's degree are offered at Central Arizona College.

Central Arizona College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 71 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Work and Family Studies, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
53%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Central Arizona College is low at 53% (way below Arizona average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Central Arizona College is very low - 22%.

Student to faculty ratio at Central Arizona College is decent: 16:1. Read more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$10,800
Medium
Average tuition costs are close to the nationwide median, $10,800 per year.

Read the details about Central Arizona 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 school might accept 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 receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Central Arizona College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (520) 494-5444 or check Central Arizona College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,000
Low
Central Arizona College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Central Arizona College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Central Arizona College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 300 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low: around $3,000 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Central Arizona College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Central Arizona College Location and Maps



Post Address: Central Arizona College, 8470 N Overfield Rd, Coolidge, Arizona 85128-9030, USA
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