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?
- 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.
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.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Yavapai College.
Where Is Yavapai College?
Contact details for Yavapai College are given below.
|Address:||1100 E Sheldon St, Prescott, AZ 86301|
How Do I Get Into Yavapai College?
You can apply to Yavapai College online at: www.yc.edu/audience/become.asp
Can I Afford Yavapai College?
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
Of the 1,627 full-time undergraduates at Yavapai College, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Yavapai College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||25|
|Hispanic or Latino||341|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Yavapai College has changed over the last few years.
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|
|Business Administration & Management||15%|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||32%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||24%|
|Computer & Information Sciences||10%|
|Computer Information Systems||38%|
|Drama & Theater Arts||50%|
|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|
|Design & Applied Arts||#41|
|Legal Support Services||#58|
|Visual & Performing Arts||#82|
|English Language & Literature||#92|
|Business Support & Assistant Services||#104|
|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.
*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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