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Arizona Western College

Arizona Western College
2020 South Avenue 8E
Yuma, AZ 85365

Arizona Western College calls Yuma, Arizona, home -- one of the most beautiful places to live in the country. With the gorgeous Colorado River running alongside the region and the rugged mountain vistas as its backdrop, Arizona Western College has as much to offer its students outside the classroom as it does within its classroom walls. With an average of 350 days a year of sunshine in the region, students at Arizona Western College enjoy a campus environment that's second to none.

Arizona Western College has a myriad of academic, personal, and professional opportunities to offer its students. In fact, there are more than 85 certificate, degree, and transfer programs available to AWC students. Additionally, students enrolled at Northern Arizona University as well as the University of Arizona enroll in courses on the Arizona Western College campus and are able to complete their bachelor's, master's and even doctoral degrees. With such a variety of lifelong learning opportunities available to its diverse student population, Arizona Western College aims to help its students reach their goals.

Students remain the top priority for Arizona Western College. There are three residence halls available for on campus living for AWC students. Career planning, academic advising, and other support services are in place to help students succeed. And athletic teams, clubs and organizations, and cultural experiences are all available for students at Arizona Western College, enabling them to experience social, emotional, and personal growth in addition to the academic strides they make in their classes. Arizona Western College: your community, your college, your future. At AWC, it's all about you.

Quick Facts:

  • In 2006, more than 6,000 students received over $13 million in financial assistance at Arizona Western College.

  • The tuition at Arizona Western College is approximately 1/5 the cost of tuition at public universities and colleges in Arizona.

  • The average faculty to student ratio at Arizona Western College is 1 to 20.

  • The average age of students at Arizona Western College is 30.

  • Arizona Western College serves approximately 13,000 students annually.

  • Over 1,000 degrees and certificates were awarded to Arizona Western College graduates in the 2006-2007 school year.
  • This school profile has been compiled and updated by The CollegeBound Network. The school is not affiliated with The CollegeBound Network and shall not be considered a sponsor of this program.