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Learn about our Pima Community College community of students, educators and supporters.

College Mission

As an open-admissions community college within the diverse setting of Pima County, Pima Community College provides comprehensive and flexible life-long learning opportunities to promote learner success and to empower every learner, every day, for every goal.

Every learner: We commit to meeting the diverse needs of every person who seeks to further themselves through education.

Every day: We strive for excellence in teaching and support services, to ensure that all of our learners experience a welcoming and supportive environment that enhances their education.

Every goal: We align our programs and services with meaningful careers, quality educational pathways, and equity-driven practices to empower learners to succeed in their college and career goals.


Annual Enrollment (2019-2020 Academic Year) Number
     Fall 21,075
     Spring 19,000
     Summer 7,699
     Full-Year Credit 4,589
     Full-Year Center for Training and Development (CTD) 407
     Full-Year Non-credit 1,834
     Adult Education 4,455
Total Unduplicated Headcount 39,356

Awards Conferred (2021)

  • 1,622 Associate Degrees
  • 1,932 Certificates
  • 86 Center for Training and Development (CTD) certificates
  • 71 Post-Degree Certificates (CERA)

Source: 2021 Five-Year Trends of Awards Report

Student Right-to-Know Report (2021)

Graduation/completion and transfer rates for new, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students

Student Characteristics (Spring 2020)

  • 56.30% female; 41.71% male; 2.00% unknown
  • 29.33% enrolled full-time; 70.67% enrolled part-time
  • 37.89% White, Non-Hispanic; 45.82% Hispanic/Latino
  • 56.43% aged 18-24

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Academic Programs

Approximately 140 transfer and occupational programs. 

Tuition (2021-2022)

For regular academic coursework:

  • Arizona residents: $87 per credit
  • Non-Arizona residents: $308.5 per credit for classroom courses and $218.5 per credit for online courses

Additional tuition rates and fees may apply.

Faculty and Staff (2020-2021)

  • 243 full-time instructional and educational support faculty
  • 919 additional full-time employees
  • Student-to-faculty ratio: 16 to 1

Sources: 2020-21 IPEDS Human Resources Report (as of 11/2020); 2020-21 IPEDS Fall Enrollment Report



Five-member, elected Board of Governors:

  • District 1: Catherine Ripley
  • District 2: Demion Clinco
  • District 3: Maria D. Garcia
  • District 4: Meredith Hay, Ph.D.
  • District 5: Luis L. Gonzales


  • Lee D. Lambert

Non-Discrimination Policy: Pima Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation, or gender identity in employment, education, programs, services or activities.

Americans with Disability Act: No qualified individual, because of a disability, will be denied equal opportunity to employment or to an education nor will they be denied access to, participation in, or the benefits of any program, activity or service offered by the College.  

For questions concerning the College's EEO/ADA/Title IX policies or discrimination complaint process, contact the College's Office of Dispute Resolution at District Office:

Or contact the Title IX Coordinator at Downtown Campus:

  • 1255 N. Stone Ave. Room LB-190, Tucson, AZ 85709
  • 520-206-6677
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