Paradise Valley Community College

Phoenix, AZ

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 4,413
Graduate Enrollment: 0
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional
Highest degree awarded: Associate
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Two-year, medium // higher-part-time

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 0%

Male/Female: 41% / 59% (2017)

First generation college students: 46.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 11.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 1.0% (2017)

Test scores for admission:


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 54.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 30.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 18.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 11.6% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 53.8%
Black: 3.8%
Hispanic: 28.9%
Asian: 3.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 1.8%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 4.8%
Non-resident alien: 0.6%
Unknown race: 2.8%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $14,964
In-State tuition: $2,070
Out-of-State tuition: $7,854

Estimated books and supplies: $1,464 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board:
Estimated on-campus other fees:

Estimated off-campus room & board: $8,496 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $0 (2022)

Average Family Income: $39,351 (2017)
Median Family Income: $22,687 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 20.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 7.8%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $6,995 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $74 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $8,639
$30k-48k $9,299
$48k-75k $11,414
$75k-110k $12,558
$110k+ $13,813

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 0%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 96.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $6,995 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $4,175 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $4,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $4,750 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year
@3 year
@5 year


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 23.9% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 31.1% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $52,934 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $50,317 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer and Information Sciences, General. 3
Associate's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Programming. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Systems Analysis. 3
Associate's Degree Computer Systems Analysis. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 8
Associate's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 19
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 1
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 539 $10,986 $44,288 ($3,691)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Natural Sciences. 84
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 1
Associate's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 2
Associate's Degree Physical Sciences. 84
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Journalism. 1
Associate's Degree Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Graphic Communications. 2
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Fire Protection. 64 $56,784 ($4,732)
Associate's Degree Fire Protection. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Homeland Security. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Fine and Studio Arts. 571 $43,633 ($3,636)
Associate's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 5
Associate's Degree Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 201 $6,625 $44,522 ($3,710)
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 29 $51,256 ($4,271)
Associate's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems. 5
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 53 $25,000 $72 $63,650 ($5,304) $71,936 ($5,995)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 7
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business/Commerce, General. 72 $56,520 ($4,710)
Associate's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 4
Associate's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 74 $51,862 ($4,322)
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 1
Associate's Degree Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 23
Associate's Degree Marketing. 1


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $85,122
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 12.0

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