How many colleges make up the Maricopa Community College system?
With 10 colleges, no matter where you live or work in the county, there’s a Maricopa Community Colleges campus near you. Below are the main campuses for each college.
Is Phoenix College part of the Maricopa Community Colleges?
Phoenix College is Maricopa County’s original community college, established in 1920.
Can I take classes at any Maricopa Community College?
If you are thinking of taking one or two classes at a different Maricopa college, you will need to complete our online application so that we can notify the other institution that you are allowed to take courses over at their campus.
Are Maricopa colleges open?
Our colleges are open and ready to serve you. We have more in-person learning for Fall.
What are the requirements to get into Phoenix College?
Phoenix College has an “open admission” policy. That means you can attend if you are a high school graduate or have earned your GED, and you are at least 18 years old. You can also attend as a high school student if you have permission from a parent and our Admissions office.
How do I enroll in a different community college?
Community colleges generally have open enrollment, meaning you can apply and sign up for classes at a different community college regardless of your GPA or college-level courses. All you need is your high school degree or equivalent and any required test scores, such as SAT or reading and math placement exams.
How many employees work for Maricopa Community Colleges?
Maricopa Community Colleges supports nearly 10,000 jobs and careers in the Valley, and we see our employees as our most valuable asset. That’s why Maricopa County Community Colleges is committed to providing the best benefits we can for our employees.
Is junior college the same as community college?
Junior college, also called community college, educational institution that provides two years of academic instruction beyond secondary school, as well as technical and vocational training to prepare graduates for careers. Public junior colleges are often called community colleges.