Central Arizona College

Public, 2-4 Years School Located in Coolidge, AZ

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How much is the Central Arizona tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Central Arizona's tuition & fees is $2,250 for Arizona residents and $4,500 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $13,965 for Arizona residents and $16,215 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

Central Arizona Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Arizona Residents Tuition & Fees$2,250
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$4,500
Books & Supplies Costs$1,600
On-campus Room & Board$7,300
On-campus Expenses$2,815
Off-campus Room & Board$7,300
Off-campus Expenses$2,815
2023-2024 Estimates
Arizona Residents Tuition & Fees$1,962
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$3,924

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to 2-4 years schools nationwide, Central Arizona' tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, 2-4 years colleges in Arizona, its tuition is much lower than the average tuition of $14,498.
Central Arizona College$2,250$4,500
U.S. 2-4 Years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Arizona 2-4 Years Colleges$18,472
Public Schools$5,723$14,498
Private Schools$19,834

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Central Arizona and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, 2-4 years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Central Arizona CollegeCoolidge, AZ$2,250$4,500
Arizona Western CollegeYuma, AZ$3,020$9,830
Glendale Community CollegeGlendale, AZ$2,358$8,958
Mesa Community CollegeMesa, AZ$2,358$8,958
Phoenix CollegePhoenix, AZ$2,358$8,958
South Mountain Community CollegePhoenix, AZ$2,358$8,958
Yavapai CollegePrescott, AZ$2,838$9,344
Paradise Valley Community CollegePhoenix, AZ$2,358$8,958
Chandler-Gilbert Community CollegeChandler, AZ$2,358$8,958
Estrella Mountain Community CollegeAvondale, AZ$2,358$8,958
Coconino Community CollegeFlagstaff, AZ$3,254$9,492

Financial Aid and COA

At Central Arizona College, 2,751 students (57%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $2,686.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Central Arizona is $13,529 for students living on-campus and $13,529 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 297 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $4,579 and the average amount of student loans is $6,109.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Arizona ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$13,965$16,215
COA (off-campus)$13,965$16,215
Tuition & Fees$2,250$4,500
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$11,715$11,715
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$11,715$11,715
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$11,279$13,529
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$11,279$13,529
Average Financial Aid$2,686$2,686
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,75157%$2,686
Pell Grants1,15624%$3,734
Federal Student Loan1383%$4,897
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid29775%-
Grants or Scholarships29474%$4,579
Federal Grants23359%$4,262
Pell Grants13735%$4,810
Other Federal Grants23259%$1,440
State/Local Grants92%$3,350
Institutional Grants11830%$2,737
Student Loan Aid174%$6,109
Federal Student Loans164%$5,713
Other Student Loans1-$12,446
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level206205$4,651
110,001 or more3333$2,045

Student Population

Central Arizona College has a total of 4,652 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 1,773 male students and 3,068 female students attending Central Arizona. The school offers online degree programs and 568 students enrolled online exclusively (12.21% of all students).
Undergraduate4,841 1,7733,068

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address8470 N Overfield Rd, Coolidge, AZ
Degree & Programs
Program Offered152 Programs
Online Program Offered1 Online Programs
Academic Stats
Student Population4,652
Graduation Rate17%
Transfer-out Rate15%
Retention Rate57% (Full-time), 35% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate15 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties96 (Full-time), 140 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs382 (Full-time), 243 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$61,737
Average Staff Salary$55,058