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Quick Facts

Learn about our Pima Community College community of students, educators and supporters.

College Mission

As an open-admissions community college within the diverse setting of Pima County, Pima Community College provides comprehensive and flexible life-long learning opportunities to promote learner success and to empower every learner, every day, for every goal.

Every learner: We commit to meeting the diverse needs of every person who seeks to further themselves through education.

Every day: We strive for excellence in teaching and support services, to ensure that all of our learners experience a welcoming and supportive environment that enhances their education.

Every goal: We align our programs and services with meaningful careers, quality educational pathways, and equity-driven practices to empower learners to succeed in their college and career goals.

Enrollment

Annual Enrollment (2020-2021 Academic Year) Number
     Fall 17,603
     Spring 15,679
     Summer 7,481
     Full-Year Credit 4,964
     Full-Year Center for Training and Development (CTD) 98
     Full-Year Non-credit 1,151
     Adult Education
Total Unduplicated Headcount 30,396

Awards Conferred (2021)

  • 1,622 Associate Degrees
  • 1,932 Certificates
  • 86 Center for Training and Development (CTD) certificates
  • 71 Post-Degree Certificates (CERA)

Source: 2021 Five-Year Trends of Awards Report

Student Right-to-Know Report (2021)

Graduation/completion and transfer rates for new, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students

Student Characteristics (Fall 2021)

  • 57.8% female
  • 28.3% students taking 12 or more credit hours
  • 37.3% White, Non-Hispanic and 47.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 55.8% aged 18-24

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Academic Programs

Approximately 150 transfer and occupational programs. 

Tuition (2022-2023)

For regular academic coursework:

  • Arizona residents: $89 per credit
  • Non-Arizona residents:
    • $310.50 per credit for classroom courses
    • $218.50 per credit for online courses

Additional tuition rates and fees may apply.

Faculty and Staff (2021-2022)

  • 246 full-time instructional and educational support faculty
  • 639 part-time instructional and educational support faculty
  • 927 additional full-time employees
  • Student-to-faculty ratio: 16 to 1

Sources: 2021-22 IPEDS Human Resources Report (as of 11/2021); 2021-22 IPEDS Fall Enrollment Report

Governance

Five-member, elected Board of Governors:

  • District 1: Catherine Ripley
  • District 2: Demion Clinco
  • District 3: Maria D. Garcia
  • District 4: Meredith Hay, Ph.D.
  • District 5: Luis L. Gonzales

Chancellor:

  • Lee D. Lambert

Non-Discrimination Policy: Pima Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation, or gender identity in employment, education, programs, services or activities.

Americans with Disability Act: No qualified individual, because of a disability, will be denied equal opportunity to employment or to an education nor will they be denied access to, participation in, or the benefits of any program, activity or service offered by the College.  

For questions concerning the College's EEO/ADA/Title IX policies or discrimination complaint process, contact the College's Office of Dispute Resolution at District Office:

Or contact the Title IX Coordinator at Downtown Campus:

  • 1255 N. Stone Ave. Room LB-190, Tucson, AZ 85709
  • 520-206-6677
  • title9@pima.edu 
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