Phoenix College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$2,040
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$9,655
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
12%
Default Rate
2020 Enrolled Students
9,538
23.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
15%
96 Graduates

About

Phoenix College is a higher education institution located in Maricopa County, AZ. In N/A, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Phoenix College were N/A.

In 2020, 2,180 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Phoenix College. 67.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was hispanic or latino (1,150 degrees), 2.03 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (566 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Phoenix College is $2,040, which is $−5,940 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Phoenix College is $2,040, which is $−5,940 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $9,655.

In 2020, 41% of undergraduate students attending Phoenix College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 10% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$2,040
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Phoenix College was $2,040. The cost of tuition at Phoenix College is $−5,940 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,980).

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Average Net Price

$9,655
2020 Value
7.52%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Phoenix College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $9,655. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Phoenix College grew by 7.52%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,964
Room and Board
$1,464
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Phoenix College was of $8,964 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,464. The cost of room and board increased by 5.06% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.81% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

41%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
10%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

41% of undergraduate students at Phoenix College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 10.9% with respect to 2019, when 46% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
12%
2018 Default Rate
186
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Phoenix College was 12%, which represents 186 out of the 1547 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Phoenix College has a total enrollment of 9,538 students. The full-time enrollment at Phoenix College is 2,224 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,314. This means that 23.3% of students enrolled at Phoenix College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Phoenix College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.4% Hispanic or Latino, 23.4% White, 8.03% Black or African American, 3.19% Two or More Races, 3.11% Asian, 2.53% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.105% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Phoenix College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (39.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (20.1%) and White Female (13.2%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

23.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Phoenix College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,538 students. The full-time enrollment at Phoenix College is 2,224 and the part-time enrollment is 7,314. This means that 23.3% of students enrolled at Phoenix College are enrolled full-time compared with 34.4% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Phoenix College was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Phoenix College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    5,379
  2. White
    2,234
  3. Black or African American
    766

The enrolled student population at Phoenix College is 56.4% Hispanic or Latino, 23.4% White, 8.03% Black or African American, 3.19% Two or More Races, 3.11% Asian, 2.53% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.105% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 44.5% White, 26.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.2% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 241 students (2.53%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 778 more women than men received degrees from Phoenix College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Phoenix College is hispanic or latino (1,150 degrees awarded). There were 2.03 times more hispanic or latino graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (566 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Phoenix College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Phoenix College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (552 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (22 degrees), and Legal (73 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Phoenix College are Elementary & middle school teachers (169,770 people), Other managers (152,526 people), Postsecondary teachers (143,214 people), Graphic designers (87,010 people), and Physicians (76,242 people).

The most specialized majors at Phoenix College are Visual & Performing Arts (552 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (22 degrees), Legal (73 degrees), Physical Sciences (58 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (452 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Phoenix College are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Skincare specialists, Physicians, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Phoenix College are Visual & Performing Arts (552 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (22 degrees), Legal (73 degrees), Physical Sciences (58 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (452 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Phoenix College are Elementary & secondary schools (335,232 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (283,843 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (133,100 people), Computer Systems Design (123,401 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (74,255 people).

The most specialized majors at Phoenix College are Visual & Performing Arts (552 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (22 degrees), Legal (73 degrees), Physical Sciences (58 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (452 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Phoenix College.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Phoenix College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

701
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,479
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 701 degrees were awarded to men at Phoenix College, which is 0.474 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,479).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 144 degrees were awarded to men at Phoenix College in General Art Studies, which is 0.426 times less than the 338 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 338 degrees were awarded to women at Phoenix College in General Art Studies, which is 2.35 times more than the 144 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

7%
100% Completion Time
16%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 7% of students graduating from Phoenix College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 16% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 22% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Phoenix College is Male and Asian (50% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.17% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,150 degrees awarded
  2. White
    566 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    168 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Phoenix College is hispanic or latino (1,150 degrees awarded). There were 2.03 times more hispanic or latino recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (566 degrees).

3.35% of degree recipients (73 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. Hispanic or Latino Female
    797 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    371 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    353 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Phoenix College is hispanic or latino female (797 degrees awarded). There were 2.15 times more hispanic or latino female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (371 degrees).

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Phoenix College has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−24 (NaNM%), compared to the 5.11% average return ($226k on $4.42M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2020, Phoenix College had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Phoenix College employs 150 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Phoenix College are Female No academic ranks (84), Male No academic ranks(66), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Phoenix College are: Business and Financial Operations, with 64 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 49 employees, and Management with 45 employees.

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Phoenix College received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$39.3M
2020 Salaries
6.92%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Phoenix College paid a median of $39.3M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 6.92% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.38% growth from 2018 and a 4.51% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (43.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.1M
Instructional Salaries
150
Number of Employees

In 2020, Phoenix College paid a total of $12.1M to 150 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.98M (29.6%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
150 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
64 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Phoenix College were No academic rank with 150 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Phoenix College were Business and Financial Operations with 64 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 49 employees; and Management with 45 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Phoenix College was Female No academic rank with 84 employees, and Male No academic rank with 66 employees.

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