Arizona Western College

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General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 929

Yuma, AZ 85366-0929

(928) 317-6000

(888) 293-0392

Fax: (928) 344-7543

Contact: Bryan Doak

Associate Dean of Enrollment Services
Main Address

PO Box 929

Yuma, AZ 85366-0929

(928) 317-6000

Total undergrads: 7,480

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,126

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,690


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Out-of-state applicants screened for social or disciplinary problems. Special requirements for nursing program.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agriculture – General A
Plant Sciences A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Drama/Theater Arts A
Fine/Studio Arts A
Multimedia A,C
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A
Hospitality Administration/Management A
Hotel/Motel Management C
Management Science A
Marketing Management A
Office Management A,C

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A
Radio/Television A

Communications Technologies

Radio/Television Broadcasting A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics A
Computer Networking/Telecommunications C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Data Entry Applications A,C

Construction Trades

Carpentry C
Plumbing C


Education – General A
Secondary Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

CAD/CADD Drafting/Design A,C
Industrial Technology A
Water Quality/Treatment A,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Service C
Child Development A,C
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A,C

Foreign Language & Literature

American sign language C
Sign Language Interpretation C

Spanish A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dietician Assistant C
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Health Services – General A,C
Massage Therapy A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Administration A
Nursing Assistance C
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A


History – General A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A,C


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Automotive Technology A,C
Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A

Personal & Culinary Services

Restaurant/Catering Management A,C

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy A

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Oceanography A
Physics A

Precision Production Trades

Welding Technology A,C

Public Administration & Services

Human Services A,C

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Juvenile Corrections C
Law Enforcement Administration A
Police Science A
Security/Loss Prevention C

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government A
Social Sciences – General A

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Arizona Western College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (928) 317-6000
Type of School: 2-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, AZ 85365-8834
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 7,500
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): %
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,520 (47% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $2,780
Out-of-state Tuition: $9,770
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 86%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $5,235

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Arizona Western College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Arizona Western College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 34
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 65
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 33
Construction Trades 82
Education 14
Engineering 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 39
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 116
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 45
Legal Professions and Studies 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 11
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 42
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 23
Personal and Culinary Services 22
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 3
Precision Production 21
Social Sciences 13
Transportation and Materials Moving 1
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 5669

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Arizona Western College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $2,780
Out-of-state $9,770
Books and supplies $2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $0
Out-of-state $0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 653 86%
Grant or scholarship aid 629 83% $5,235
Student loan aid 20 3% $3,490

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 3,706 50% $4,174
Federal student loans 122 2% $3,967

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Arizona Western College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Arizona Western College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Arizona Western College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 7,500
Undergraduate enrollment 7,500
Graduate enrollment 0

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Arizona Western College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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