N/A

Acceptance Rate

$5,544

Avg.Financial Aid

001071

FAFSA Code

About Arizona Western College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

2 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

7,434

Website

www.azwestern.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Yuma, AZ, Arizona Western College is a public university. Arizona Western College was founded in the year 1963. Notably, the official colors of the university are cardinal and gold. Taking into account all the courses offered at Arizona Western College, the total enrolment stands at 7,500. To teach various courses to the students, the school has employed a total of 378 faculty. At AWC, around 60% of the students are females and 40% are males. Further, around 76% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several notable alumni including Lynne Pancrazi, Greta Espinoza, Frank Pratt, and Frank Shankwitz in its 57 years of existence. Arizona Western College's sporting teams are affiliated to National Junior College Athletic Association, and Arizona Community College Athletic Conference. Like several universities in the country, athletics play an important part here as well. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, AWC offers around 180 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by HLC Higher Learning Commission, and NLN (National League for Nursing).

Location & Contact

Address

2020 S. Avenue 8E

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9283176000
Fax: 9283176012
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular college helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. The two popular publications, US News and Forbes, are among the most trusted publications when it comes to the rankings of an educational institution. The ranking of a college plays an important role in helping a prospective candidate choosing the right college. It helps them assess the college's performance based on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. However, it is to be noted that Arizona Western College does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings by these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

N/A

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

FALSE

High School GPA

N/A

Accept Common App

FALSE

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. A non-refundable fee, along with the application form, is required to be deposited by the students, in order to complete the process. As a general rule, securing a good score in a standardised test like SAT or ACT improves an applicant’s chances of securing admission. However, at Arizona Western College, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at 2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365-8834. To gather more information, they can call them at (928) 317-6000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$10,401

Average Annual Cost

$2,520

Books And Supplies

$2,000

Other Fees

$200

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$6,678

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,981

Total One Year Cost

$17,379

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to AWC. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $21,630. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Associate degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

66%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

43%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

53%

Male Professors

47%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1,016 Graduates

Construction Trades, General

241 Graduates

Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

90 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

88 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

80 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

76 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

68 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

64 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

61 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

49 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

26 Graduates

Plumbing and Related Water Supply S...

26 Graduates

Engineering, General

24 Graduates

Mathematics

19 Graduates

Mason/Masonry

17 Graduates

Physics

17 Graduates

Carpenters

16 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

15 Graduates

Homeland Security

14 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

12 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

12 Graduates

Public Health

12 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

9 Graduates

Legal Support Services

9 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

9 Graduates

Somatic Bodywork and Related Therap...

9 Graduates

Biology, General

8 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

8 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

8 Graduates

Political Science and Government

8 Graduates

Ventilation and Refrigeration Maint...

7 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

6 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

6 Graduates

Agricultural Production Operations

5 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

5 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

5 Graduates

Electrical and Power Transmission I...

5 Graduates

Food Science and Technology

5 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

4 Graduates

Music

4 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

4 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

3 Graduates

Fire Protection

3 Graduates

History

3 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

3 Graduates

Agriculture, General

2 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

2 Graduates

Construction Management

2 Graduates

Environmental Control Technologies/...

2 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering Related Tech...

2 Graduates

Audiovisual Communications Technolo...

1 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

1 Graduates

Marketing

1 Graduates

Philosophy

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

7,434

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

51%

Full-time

29%

Part-time

71%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

16% White

4% Unknown

3% Black

72% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

1%

Unknown Location

2%

Out Of State

97%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$41,365 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$2,240/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Matadors

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NJCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

138

Total Female Athletes

64

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Soccer

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Soccer

Softball

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $6,678 per year. The average meal plan at AWC costs around $4,872 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 40% and 60%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$22,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$27,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$3,375

$10,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$35 - 104

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

83%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,544

Students Receiving Federal Grants

75%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,884

Students Receiving State Aid

1%

Average Aid Per Year

$735

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,170

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$5,306

$30K - $48K

$4,655

$48K - $75K

$2,890

$75K - $110K

$1,403

> $110K

$3,250

The financial aid department of Arizona Western College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $4,743, whereas the financial aid is $4,698. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $1,084 as well as institutional aid worth $4,698.

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