NOTICE: THIS SCHOOL HAS CLOSED: Collins College announced in December 2012 that it was shutting down and began a teach-out policy for existing students.
Collins College offers career training in graphic design, multi-media technology, information technology, and other high-tech fields. This college has campuses in Phoenix and Tempe, AZ. Collins College caters to students of all ages, including working professionals who’ve been out of school for years. As a result, the college offers numerous night and weekend classes.
Collins College provides student-centered instruction. Students graduate with the skills and knowledge necessary to have successful careers in many high-tech industries.
Students never feel cramped at this college. Both campuses are large and equipped with numerous classrooms, computer labs, video editing rooms, and photographic studios. Compared to other schools, Collins offers relatively small class sizes.
In addition to classroom instruction, students at the college complete real-world projects to prepare for the workforce. The newest editing, video, and computer technology is used to provide real-world training.
Graphic design students train with the latest design and video editing software designed by Adobe. Students completing information technology programs learn by using the newest technology developed by Microsoft, Novell, and Cisco.
|General Information:||(480) 966-3000|
|Type of Institution:||4-year private for-profit school|
|Awards Offered:||AA/AS degree|
|Campus setting:||Large City|
|Number of Students:||1,924 (1,924 undergrad)|
|Ratio of students to faculty:||21 to 1|
Tuition & Fees
|Estimated Expenses for Academic Year||2008-’09||2009-’10||2010-’11||2011-’12||% change 2010-’12|
|Tuition and fees||$31,225||$31,225||$34,063||$23,550||-30.86%|
|Books and Supplies||$6,300||$6,300||$6,300||$6,300||0.00%|
|Total Expenses||2008-’09||2009-’10||2010-’11||2011-’12||% change 2010-’12|
|In-state Off Campus||$0||$0||$0||$0||0.00%|
|In-state with Family||$37,525||$37,525||$40,363||$29,850||-26.05%|
|Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students|
|Type of Aid||Students||Percent||Amount||Average Per Student|
|All students financial aid||290||95%|
|Grant or scholarship aid||211||69%||$1,011,489||$4,794|
|• Federal grants||172||56%||$921,979||$5,360|
|• Pell grants||172||56%||$630,659||$3,667|
|• Other federal grants||144||47%||$291,320||$2,023|
|Local and state government scholarships or grants||3||1%||$4,500||$1,500|
|Institutional scholarships or grants||64||21%||$85,010||$1,328|
|Student loan financial aid||284||93%||$2,212,111||$7,789|
|• Federal student loans||283||92%||$1,847,026||$6,527|
|• Other student loans||48||16%||$365,085||$7,606|
All Degrees and Programs
|Program Completions for Most Recent Year||BA/BS||MA/MS||Doctor||AA/AS||CERT|
|Total of All Programs||244||–||–||159||–|
|Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services||14||–||–||–||–|
|Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects||14||–||–||–||–|
|Computer and Information Sciences||9||–||–||19||–|
|Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications||2||–||–||2||–|
|Visual and Performing Arts||221||–||–||140||–|
|Cinematography and Film/video Production||32||–||–||98||–|
|Game and Interactive Media Design||160||–||–||–||–|
*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.