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Arizona Western College

Yuma, AZ 2-Year Public
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About Arizona Western College

Arizona Western College Overview

Arizona Western College is a public, state school in the rural setting of Yuma, Arizona. Arizona Western College was founded in 1962 and enrolls 8,081 undergrads and no graduate students. Arizona Western College provides housing for up to 220 students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms. On the weekends, about 68% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

Student Involvement at Arizona Western College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Arizona Western College's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Arizona Western College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Arizona Western College, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Arizona Western College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Arizona Western College on the Student Life page.

2022 Arizona Western College Facts At-A-Glance
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Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $2,208
Out-of-State $4,140

Is Arizona Western College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" varies. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can provide a sense of how selective a school is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer idea of what Arizona Western College offers and if the college seems like a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Arizona Western College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook Arizona Western College Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Arizona Western College by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with Arizona Western College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Arizona Western College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Arizona Western College's endowment was valued at $3.7 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $6,883 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Arizona Western College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

For information on Arizona Western College's financial aid options for first-year students, check with the school directly.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Arizona Western College.

Based on this information, is Arizona Western College the school for you? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Arizona Western College a good school for you?

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Where is Arizona Western College Located?

Arizona Western College is located in the rural setting of Yuma, Arizona.

If you would like to see Arizona Western College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 8 to Yuma, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Yuma International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Arizona Western College and Yuma are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2020 South Avenue 8E Yuma, AZ 85365

Campus Setting: Rural

Arizona Western College Application Deadline

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Arizona Western College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Arizona Western College is Continuous processing.

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Arizona Western College Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Arizona Western College is like? There are approximately 8,081 students enrolled at Arizona Western College. 25% percent of students attend school full-time, 83% percent are from AZ and 17% percent of students are from other states.


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