Phoenix College

Phoenix College is a public institution in Phoenix, Arizona. Its campus is located in a city with a total enrollment of more than 17,000. The school utilizes a semester-based academic year. The student faculty ratio is 18-to-1. The highest degree offered at Phoenix College is an associate degree. The school has an open admissions policy and offers credit for life experiences.

The in-state tuition and fees $2,094, and out-of-state tuition and fees were $7,878. There is no application fee.

Students can earn degrees and certificates in 18 different fields. Popular programs include: Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Health Professions and Related Programs, and Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services.

Services They Provide:

Basic Needs Services

  • Food

  • Parenting Assistance

Educational Resources

  • College Preparation

Employment Assistance

  • Job Training Services


Basic Needs Services

Food Resources

  • Phoenix College provides food resources to students and community members who are faced with the challenges of food insecurities.

  • Food Pantry: There is a sack lunch program where you can grab a cup of noodles if you are in need and there is a food pantry available for food to take home and cook if you are unsure where your next meal will come from.

  • It is located in the Student Union where you can get information from the front desk. We also offer St. Mary's Food Bank Mobile Pantry Days at least once a month on the north side of the Student Union available to everyone.

The Emergency Support Services: Phoenix College in partnership with the Department of Economic Security will assist -income families, seniors and homeless individuals to help stabilize their personal and home environments through emergency relief. The Emergency Services Coordinator meets with each individual or family to conduct an intake assessment and design a plan to address their specific needs.

Together, the Coordinator and the client determine the best course of action to resolve their crisis situation. Follow-up services are provided to the fullest extent possible.

  • Food Boxes

  • Food Stamps

  • Utilities/Rental Assistance

  • Hygiene Boxes

Child Care

Southwest Human Development provides Early Head Start and Head Start early childhood education programs for children of Phoenix College students. The programs include classrooms for infants, toddlers and preschoolers, up to age 5.

Extended programs hours are provided during the fall, spring and summer Phoenix College academic semesters

Learning Commons: Nursing test prep - $15

ESL – Learning Conversations


College Preparation
Adults can take advantage of the GED® program – with access to MyGED™:
This will provide access to the Official Practice Test, the only start-to-finish program focused on helping adult learners.

Bridging Success - Foster Youth Program: The purpose of the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) Foster Youth Student Success Initiative is to increase college attendance and completion rates among students aging out of the foster care system.


Job Training Program

Career Services available at the main campus.

  • Services available for finding a career path: self-assessment, career research, educational planning, decision making and goal setting.

  • Services available for finding a job: resume writing, interviewing skills, networking, and finding job leads.

You do not have to be an enrolled student to access the services provided in the office. Register on the Maricopa Career Link: