Arizona Western College is on a 640-acre campus in the rural setting of Yuma, Arizona.
There are many activities and organizations for Arizona Western College students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Arizona Western College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Arizona Western College has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Arizona Western College include Spirit Squad, Dance Team, Matador Ambassadors and Presidential Leadership Society.
Arizona Western College students' favorite campus traditions are Job Fair, Transfer Fair and Family Night.
This table offers information on housing at Arizona Western College.
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||No special consideration for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||2%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||220|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||188|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––|
Arizona Western College offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.
Most Arizona Western College students live off campus. In 2022, 2% of undergrads at Arizona Western College lived in some kind of on-campus housing. There are 220 spots available in on-campus housing for all 8,081 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 188 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 68% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Arizona Western College offers coed housing.
At Arizona Western College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Arizona Western College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Soccer||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Arizona Western College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Arizona Western College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Arizona Western College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Additionally, Arizona Western College has CARE Report.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Arizona Western College, take Interstate 8 to Yuma, AZ. If you need to fly, book your flight to Yuma International airport.
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