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

www.azwestern.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 7,480

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,126

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,690

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate

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

Education – General A
Secondary Education A

Engineering

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

History – General A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A,C

Mathematics

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
Website:www.azwestern.edu
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:https://apply.azwestern.edu/Admissions/Pages/Welcome.aspx
Address:2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, AZ 85365-8834
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:7,569
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:3,847 (51% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$2,600
Out-of-state Tuition:$9,590
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:86%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,353

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Arizona Western College Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences23
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services57
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs11
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services32
Construction Trades82
Education23
Engineering1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields410
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences21
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs106
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service35
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians42
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies23
Personal and Culinary Services22
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences3
Precision Production31
Social Sciences2
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total5368

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services57
Education23
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service23
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Grand total1014

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$2,600
Out-of-state$9,590
Books and supplies$1,517

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$0
Out-of-state$0

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid72086%
Grant or scholarship aid71285%$5,353
Student loan aid496%$2,664

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,39759%$4,603
Federal student loans2473%$3,972

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.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
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 2017

Total Enrollment7,569
Undergraduate enrollment7,569
Graduate enrollment0

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 North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The 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

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