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Yavapai College Overview

Yavapai College is a public institution located in Prescott, Arizona. The city atmosphere of Prescott makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Yavapai College Known For?

1,726 Undergraduate Awards
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the associate's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Yavapai College.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 53% of the faculty were full-time.

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Yavapai College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Yavapai College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#281 Most Popular Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Yavapai College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#15 Most Popular Horticulture Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#31 Most Popular Agriculture & Agriculture Operations Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#45 Most Popular Legal Support Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#47 Most Popular Legal Professions Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Yavapai College?

Location of Yavapai College

Contact details for Yavapai College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1100 E Sheldon St, Prescott, AZ 86301
Phone: 928-445-7300
Website: www.YC.EDU

How Do I Get Into Yavapai College?

You can apply to Yavapai College online at: www.yc.edu/audience/become.asp

Yavapai College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Yavapai College?

14% Take Out Loans
22.4% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Yavapai College, approximately 14% of students took out student loans averaging $5,840 a year. That adds up to $23,360 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Yavapai College is 22.4%. 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.

Yavapai College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,627 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,428 undergraduate students at Yavapai College, with 1,627 being full-time and 5,801 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Yavapai College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,627 full-time undergraduates at Yavapai College, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Yavapai College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Yavapai College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Yavapai College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 11
Black or African American 25
Hispanic or Latino 341
White 911
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 332

Over 12 countries are represented at Yavapai College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Belgium, Peru, and Italy.

Online Learning at Yavapai College

1,539 Took All Classes Online
2,993 Took At Least One Class Online
3.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,993 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Yavapai College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 15th 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 Yavapai College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Yavapai College was 3.9%. This is the #1,749 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Yavapai College regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Yavapai College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 37%
Business Administration & Management 15%
Business Support & Assistant Services 32%
Business, Management & Marketing 24%
Computer & Information Sciences 10%
Computer Information Systems 38%
Data Processing 33%
Drama & Theater Arts 50%
Education 32%
Legal Professions 48%
Legal Support Services 48%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 11%
Liberal Arts General Studies 11%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 32%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Yavapai 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 Yavapai College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Data Processing #17
Design & Applied Arts #41
Writing Studies #55
Legal Support Services #58
Visual & Performing Arts #82
Legal Professions #85
English Language & Literature #92
Business Support & Assistant Services #104
General Business/Commerce #140
Accounting #213
Computer & Information Sciences #307
Criminal Justice & Corrections #324
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #365
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #407
Liberal Arts General Studies #407

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%.

Yavapai College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 250 229 479
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 156 0 0 156
Allied Health Professions 82 14 10 106
Precision Metal Working 87 0 0 87
Nursing 0 76 0 76
Accounting 57 13 0 70
Criminal Justice & Corrections 51 16 0 67
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 46 10 9 65
Culinary Arts 59 0 0 59
Computer Systems Networking 45 4 0 49
Business Administration & Management 27 20 0 47
Precision Systems Maintenance 6 12 20 38
Teacher Education Grade Specific 12 14 11 37
Legal Support Services 3 14 16 33
Health & Medical Administrative Services 25 4 0 29
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 14 8 6 28
Agricultural Production 15 12 0 27
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 27 0 0 27
Fire Protection 19 8 0 27
Business Support & Assistant Services 23 2 0 25
Robotics Engineering 25 0 0 25
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 0 7 17 24
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 18 3 0 21
General Business/Commerce 0 20 0 20
Animal Services 13 0 4 17
Design & Applied Arts 13 4 0 17
Horticulture 0 0 12 12
Computer Information Systems 0 8 0 8
Electrical & Power Transmission Installers 0 0 8 8
Social Work 0 7 0 7
Air Transportation 0 7 0 7
Electronics Engineering Technology 6 0 0 6
Fine & Studio Arts 0 5 0 5
Animal Science 0 0 4 4
Writing Studies 4 0 0 4
Data Processing 3 0 0 3
Health & Physical Education 2 0 0 2
Drama & Theater Arts 2 0 0 2
General Engineering 0 1 0 1
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 0 1 1
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 0 0
Computer Programming 0 0 0 0
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 0
Systems Engineering 0 0 0 0
Homeland Security 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 840 539 347 1,726

References

*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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