Central Arizona College

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School Overview

Central Arizona College was established in 1969 and currently has five campuses and three centers in Pinal County. The main campus of the college is located in Coolidge. The college offers associates degrees and certificates.

General Information

Admission Office

8470 North Overfield Road

Coolidge, AZ 85228-9778

(520) 494-5260

(800) 237-9814

Fax: (520) 494-5083

Contact: James Moore

Director of Admission and Records
Main Address

8470 North Overfield Road

Coolidge, AZ 85228-9779

(520) 494-5444


Total undergrads: 5,665


Rural setting

Rural community (under 2,500)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Online application fee: $null

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Special requirements for nursing programs.

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business A,C
Farm/Ranch Management C

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Arts – General A
Drama/Theater Arts A
Music – General A

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,C
Hospitality/Recreation Marketing A
Information Processing/Data Entry A
Management Information Systems A

Communications & Journalism

Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A,C
Computer Programming – Specific Applications A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Data Processing Technology A

Construction Trades

Carpentry C
Masonry/Tile Setting C
Pipefitting C


Early Childhood Education A,C
Education – General A
Elementary Education A
Special Education A
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels A


Civil Engineering A
Engineering – General A
Engineering Mechanics A
Mechanical Engineering A

Engineering Technologies

Drafting and Design Technology C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Engineering/Industrial Management A
Manufacturing Technologies A

English Language & Literature

English Composition A
English Language & Literature – General A

Family & Consumer Sciences

Foods/Nutrition Studies C
Human Development/Family Studies A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance A,C
Medical Assistance A,C
Medical Transcription A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Pharmacy Assistance A
Preveterinary Medicine A

Law & Legal Studies

Legal Administrative Assistance A,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A


Mathematics – General A

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Auto Body Repair C
Automotive Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences A,C

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A


Psychology – General A

Security & Protective Services

Corrections A,C
Criminal Justice Studies A
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C
Police Science C

Social Sciences

Criminology 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.

Central Arizona College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(520) 494-5444
Type of School:2-year, Public
Apply Online:centralaz.edu/Home/Admissions/Register_for_Classes/Online_Registration.htm
Address:8470 N Overfield Rd, Coolidge, AZ 85128-9030
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,585
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,724 (31% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$2,520
Out-of-state Tuition:$10,980
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:71%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,816

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Central Arizona College Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences23
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services63
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs11
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services52
Construction Trades2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields24
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences31
Health Professions and Related Programs1112
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service33
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians21
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies2
Personal and Culinary Services21
Physical Sciences11
Precision Production2
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Science Technologies/Technicians11
Transportation and Materials Moving21
Visual and Performing Arts14
Grand total5246

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences2
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Grand total31

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Central Arizona 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
Books and supplies$1,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid37871%
Grant or scholarship aid35567%$4,816
Student loan aid9518%$4,684

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,98551%$3,660
Federal student loans85915%$5,327

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Central Arizona 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 Central Arizona College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

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

Admissions Considerations

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

Central Arizona College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,585
Undergraduate enrollment5,585
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

Central Arizona College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program
  • 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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