Avg. Federal Grant


Avg. Federal Loan


Total Aid Awarded

Pima Community College Financial Aid and Scholarships

Students Receiving Aid Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid.


Total Aid Amount Average Total Aid Awarded per year.


Financial Aid Official Website


As many as 68% of the students at PCC get some sort of financial aid, and the total amount of assistance/loans provided is more than $8,940,675 in a year. More information regarding the financial assistance schemes can be accessed on PCC’s official financial aid page at http://www.pima.edu/paying-for-school/financial-aid/index.html. Notably, a total of 55% of the applicants to Pima Community College receive the Federal Grant every year. On the other hand, 59% of the candidates get the Student Grant, 10% receive the Institution Grant, and 55% get the Pell Grant. Furthermore, the average aid for the Federal Grant receivers is $5,215, and the same stands at $1,523 for State Grant awardees and $2,319 for Institution Grant recipients. On the other hand, the average aid received by the Pell Grant awardees is $3,969. The annual family income of a candidate is one of the key factors in determining their total eligibility for financial aid. In addition to financial grants and scholarship schemes, students can also avail of monetary benefits like student loans to pay for their education. In contrast to grants and scholarships, student loans are taken by the candidates at a certain rate of interest. Candidates are also required to repay these loans within a given period. At PCC, an estimated number of 10% of the applicants choose to go for student loans.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


Student Loans for Pima Community College

Average Loan Amount Average Loan Amount received per year.


Students Taking Out Loans


Loan Default Rate