Arizona Western College

2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, AZ 85365-8834

About Arizona Western College

Arizona Western College is classified as a large, rural-serving public Associate’s college serving over 7,500 full time students. Rural-serving institutions are located in areas with a total population of less than 500,000 residents. This large two-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 2,000 to 4,999 students. This institution awards associate’s degrees and no bachelor’s degrees. According to data for fall enrollment, up to 60% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that only undergraduates are enrolled at this two-year associate’s degree granting institution.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate7,984
Student Age% Under 2564%
 % 25 and Over36%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time33%
 % Part-time67%
Race/Ethnicity% White24.4%
 % Black2.8%
 % Asian1.9%
 % Latino56.1%
 % Native American1.5%
 % Race Unknown3.3%
 % International student10%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingTown/Rural
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$
 In-State Tuition & Fees$2,000
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$6,560
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid77%
 % Undergraduates with Loans16%
 % Undergraduates with Grants75%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,383
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,400
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,161
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,531
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$7,834
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$7,834

Neighborhood Data for the Yuma Area

Median Age30
Median Household Income$44,113
Total Population92,367
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.9% 50.1%
 Age 0-950.0%50.0%
 Age 10-1752.4%47.6%
 Age 18-2453.1%46.9%
 Age 25-2954.0%46.0%
 Age 30-3949.6%50.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White69.4%
 % Black3.2%
 % Asian1.5%
 % Latino55.4%
 % Native American1.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.3%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.2%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$5,400
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$5,161
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$681
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50026.8%32.5%9.9%
 $500 to $74945.6%54.9%0.0%
 $750 to $99914.8%11.0%44.3%
 Over $100012.9%1.7%12.4%
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