Prescott College

Private, Four-years School Located in Prescott, AZ

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How much is the PC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, PC's tuition & fees is $35,685.
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 $47,932 when a student lives on-campus.

PC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$35,685
Books & Supplies Costs$804
On-campus Room & Board$9,520
On-campus Expenses$1,923
Off-campus Room & Board$9,198
Off-campus Expenses$1,923
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$36,760

How Much Does it Cost to Go to PC for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $145,121 at PC. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $190,893. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $123,658.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$35,922$47,365$30,722
Sophomore (2024-25)$36,160$47,603$30,850
Junior (2025-26)$36,399$47,842$30,978
Senior (2026-27)$36,641$48,084$31,108
4 Years Total$145,121$190,893$123,658
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$36,160$47,603$30,850
Sophomore (2025-26)$36,399$47,842$30,978
Junior (2026-27)$36,641$48,084$31,108
Senior (2027-28)$36,884$48,327$31,238
4 Years Total$146,083$191,855$124,174
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$36,399$47,842$30,978
Sophomore (2026-27)$36,641$48,084$31,108
Junior (2027-28)$36,884$48,327$31,238
Senior (2028-29)$37,128$48,571$31,369
4 Years Total$147,052$192,824$124,694
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$36,641$48,084$31,108
Sophomore (2027-28)$36,884$48,327$31,238
Junior (2028-29)$37,128$48,571$31,369
Senior (2029-30)$37,374$48,817$31,502
4 Years Total$148,027$193,799$125,217
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$36,884$48,327$31,238
Sophomore (2028-29)$37,128$48,571$31,369
Junior (2029-30)$37,374$48,817$31,502
Senior (2030-31)$37,622$49,065$31,635
4 Years Total$149,008$194,780$125,744

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, PC' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Arizona, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $19,834.
Prescott College$35,685
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Arizona Four-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 PC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
Prescott CollegePrescott, AZ$35,685$17,466
Georgian Court UniversityLakewood, NJ$37,110$15,850
Roberts Wesleyan UniversityRochester, NY$37,504$15,445
Hampton UniversityHampton, VA$29,162$13,134
North Park UniversityChicago, IL$35,325$16,191
University of Northwestern-St PaulSaint Paul, MN$36,830$9,720
Antioch University-SeattleSeattle, WA$19,410$20,166
Quincy UniversityQuincy, IL$35,740$11,475
Hood CollegeFrederick, MD$45,870$9,280
Medaille UniversityBuffalo, NY$34,000$23,131
Touro University WorldwideLos Alamitos, CA$14,600$9,000

Financial Aid and COA

At Prescott College, 358 students (92%) 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 $16,533.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at PC is $31,399 for students living on-campus and $31,077 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 36 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 $20,149 and the average amount of student loans is $7,347.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$47,932
COA (off-campus)$47,610
Tuition & Fees$35,685
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$12,247
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$11,925
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$31,399
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$31,077
Average Financial Aid$16,533
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship35892%$16,533
Pell Grants17545%$4,890
Federal Student Loan26067%$7,884
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid36100%-
Grants or Scholarships36100%$20,149
Federal Grants1542%$7,015
Pell Grants1542%$5,119
Other Federal Grants1028%$2,844
State/Local Grants0--
Institutional Grants36100%$17,226
Student Loan Aid2467%$7,347
Federal Student Loans2467%$5,711
Other Student Loans411%$9,813

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

PC's acceptance rate is 99.32%. A total of 147 applicants applied to and 146 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 37 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 25.34%.
To apply to PC, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
Acceptance Rate99.32%100.00%99.06%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)25.34%26.83%24.76%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresNeither Required Nor Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

Student Population

Prescott College has a total of 969 students including 313 undergraduate and 656 graduate students. By gender, there are 252 male students and 795 female students attending PC. The school offers online degree programs and 781 students enrolled online exclusively (80.60% of all students).
Total1,047 252795
Undergraduate388 132256
Graduate659 120539

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address220 Grove Ave, Prescott, AZ
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered53 Programs
Online Program Offered43 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered23 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate99.29%
Student Population969
Graduation Rate55%
Transfer-out Rate21%
Retention Rate53% (Full-time), 100% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate9 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties50 (Full-time), 164 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs135 (Full-time), 180 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$45,634
Average Staff Salary$59,385