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Central Arizona College

Coolidge, AZ 2-Year Public
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About Central Arizona College

Central Arizona College Overview

Central Arizona College is a public school in a rural setting in Coolidge, Arizona. Central Arizona College was founded in 1961 and the school now enrolls around 7,913 students a year, including 7,913 undergraduates. Central Arizona College provides housing for up to 424 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 50% of students spend their weekends on campus.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Central Arizona College!

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

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Central Arizona College students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Central Arizona College does not have any greek life opportunties.

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

2022 Central Arizona College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $2,064
Out-of-State $4,128

Is Central Arizona College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" varies. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a look at these factors to get a clearer sense of what Central Arizona College offers and if it could be a good choice for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Central Arizona College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges 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 Central Arizona College Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

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

Tuition and Financial Aid at Central Arizona College

Tuition 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 Central Arizona 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 asap. 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 Central Arizona College.

Based on this information, does Central Arizona College seem like a good fit? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Central Arizona College a good school for you?

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Where is Central Arizona College?

Central Arizona College is located in the rural setting of Coolidge, Arizona, in the suburbs of Phoenix.

If you would like to see Central Arizona College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 10 to Coolidge, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Phoenix Sky Harbor International.

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

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College Info

8470 North Overfield Road Coolidge, AZ 85128

Campus Setting: Rural

Central Arizona College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

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

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Central Arizona College ACT Scores

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Central Arizona College SAT Scores

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Central Arizona College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$10,964

In State

$13,028

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$2,064
$4,128
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
$7,300
$7,300
Books
$1,600
$1,600

Student Life

Wondering what life at Central Arizona College is like? There are approximately 7,913 students enrolled at Central Arizona College. 38% percent of students attend school full-time.

38%

Full Time

62%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,913

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$2,064

Out-of-State

$4,128

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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