Top 10 reasons to attend PVCC
We care about students' well being, success, and citizenship responsibilites.
We Have It All
- Transfer to a four-year university
- Earn an associate degree
- Obtain a certificate of completion
- Personal or professional development
- Transition into a new career
Great Value- $76 per credit hour for Maricopa County residents. Cost savings of 3 to 1 over a state university. Last year PVCC provided nearly $8 Million to students in Financial Aid.
Transfer 35 credits with a guarantee of admission to any AZ State university (AGEC).
Transfer to a university in two years with a 60-64 credit Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Business (ABUS), Associate of Science (AS), or Associate Transfer Partnership (ATP) degree.
Begin a new job within two years with a 60-64 credit Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.
Location-only minutes away - near SR 101 and SR 51.
According to the Arizona Board of Regents, students who complete an Associate Degree at a community college are more likely to earn a bachelor’s degree.
Highly qualified faculty that are devoted to your success.
Small Classes-low teacher to student ratio (average class size is 26).
Learn a new skill by completing a 30-credit certificate program (CCL) to begin a new career or complement an existing one.
PVCC is dedicated to helping you reach any goal!
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You get a lot for your money at PVCC. In fact, tuition for a full-time student at PVCC averages only a third of the cost of an AZ state university.
Financial aid is available to eligible students from federal, state, college, and private funding sources. Financial aid is available throughout the year, though, students who apply early have the best chance of receiving funding. To begin the process, simply complete a Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA).
PVCC also offers a numerous of scholarships. Eligibility may be based on need, merit or area of interest, Deadlines vary, however most occur during December and March for the following academic year. See the complete list, as well as other scholarship search engines at Financial Aid.
Payment Plan---You can pay your tuition on a monthly basis with either a credit card or automatic bank withdrawal option. For more information visit eCashier.
PVCCs Honors Program challenges students with small classes where active participation is expected. Emphasis is placed on an interdisciplinary approach where connections are made across academic disciplines and cultures.
Honors students may qualify for Presidential Scholarships.
Learn more information about the PVCCs Honors program.
The PVCC Experience
Each PVCC experience is as unique as the student. Here is a preview of what might become your PVCC experience.
- PVCC offers over 23 different clubs and organizations.
- Student Leadership Council (student government)
- Peak Leadership Institute a comprehensive leadership development program designed to empower, foster, and mobilize leadership potential.
- Athletics seven different sporting programs, members of the NNJCAA Conference.
- Gain work-experience through an internship. Test Drive your career!
- Fitness Center
- Arts and Cultural events