Maricopa Skill Center

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Maricopa Skills Center provides career training in various fields, including cosmetology, healthcare, business and technology, and skilled trades. Students can study at their own pace, and they receive individualized attention from instructors. After students feel they’ve mastered a concept or skill, they move onto to another subject.

This school now offers green technology certificate programs for students wanting to work as energy auditors, alternative wall systems installers, and solar thermal installers.

Numerous support services are available at the school including, job placement, resume development, and other valuable services.

Maricopa Skill Center offers rolling admissions, so students are admitted year round. New classes begin weekly at this school. Financial aid is available to students who qualify.

General Information

1245 E Buckeye, Phoenix, AZ 85034-4101

General Information:(602) 238-4300
Web Address:www.maricopaskillcenter.com/
Type of Institution:Public, less-than 2-year
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
One but less than two year certificate
Campus setting:Large City
On-campus housing:No
Number of Students:1,237 (1,237 undergrad)
Ratio of students to faculty:31 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $7,632 $7,655 $7,674 $7,665 -0.12%
Books and Supplies $1,041 $1,236 $1,517 $1,629 +7.38%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $10,224 $10,536 $11,136 $11,184 +0.43%
Other $6,788 $6,984 $7,392 $7,920 +7.14%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $25,685 $26,411 $27,719 $28,398 +2.45%
In-state with Family $8,673 $8,891 $9,191 $9,294 +1.12%

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 221 29%
Grant or scholarship aid 175 23% $338,779 $1,936
• Federal grants 170 22% $317,284 $1,866
• Pell grants 169 22% $313,915 $1,857
• Other federal grants 7 1% $3,369 $481
Local and state government scholarships or grants 47 6% $21,264 $452
Institutional scholarships or grants 1 0% $231 $231
Student loan financial aid 154 20% $677,006 $4,396
• Federal student loans 154 20% $672,311 $4,366
• Other student loans 1 0% $4,695 $4,695

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Programs 429
Business, Marketing, and Management Services 24
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping 8
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science Programs 13
Customer Service Support/call Center/teleservice Operation 3
Communications Technologies/technicians and Support Services 5
Graphic and Printing Equipment Operator, General Production 5
Construction Trades 35
Building Construction Technology 30
Carpentry/carpenter
Construction Trades, Other 5
Electrician
Plumbing Technology/plumber
Engineering Technology 9
Computer Technology/computer Systems Technology 9
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences 123
Licensed Practical/vocational Nurse Training 92
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/coder 5
Medical/clinical Assisting 18
Phlebotomy Technician/phlebotomist 8
Legal Studies 3
Legal Administrative Assistant/secretary 3
Mechanics and Repairers 14
Autobody/collision and Repair Technology/technician 14
Personal and Culinary Services 184
Aesthetician/esthetician and Skin Care Specialist 5
Cosmetology/cosmetologist 150
Food Preparation/professional Cooking/kitchen Assistant 9
Meat Cutting/meat Cutter 20
Precision Production Trades 32
Computer Numerically Controlled (cnc) Machinist Technology/cnc Machinist 12
Machine Tool Technology/machinist
Welding Technology/welder 20
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this level.

*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.


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