Phoenix College Overview
Located in Phoenix, Arizona, Phoenix College is a public institution. The city atmosphere of Phoenix makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is Phoenix College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the undergraduate certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Phoenix College.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Phoenix College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Phoenix College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
|#18||Most Popular Online Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#73||Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
|#257||Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools||Tweet It - Post It|
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Phoenix College.
Where Is Phoenix College?
Contact details for Phoenix College are given below.
|Address:||1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013|
Can I Afford Phoenix College?
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Phoenix College, approximately 7% of students took out student loans averaging $3,082 a year. That adds up to $12,328 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Phoenix College is 17.8%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
Phoenix College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 2,832 full-time undergraduates at Phoenix College, 39% are male and 61% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Phoenix College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||255|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,724|
Over 40 countries are represented at Phoenix College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Vietnam, China, and Japan.
Online Learning at Phoenix College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Phoenix College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 10th most popular in Arizona for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Phoenix College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Phoenix College was 5.3%. This is the #1,647 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Phoenix College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Phoenix College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||2%|
|Fine & Studio Arts||11%|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||11%|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||11%|
|Visual & Performing Arts||13%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Phoenix College ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Phoenix College.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Fine & Studio Arts||#17|
|Visual & Performing Arts||#74|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#293|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#332|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#366|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#366|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Phoenix College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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