ABOUT US

Connected through shared goals of access and service, Arizona’s community colleges assure open admissions and affordable tuition as a common mission. They provide the primary gateway to higher learning and a variety of education opportunities serving today’s diverse student body. Fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Arizona’s community colleges prepare students to be job-ready more quickly and train or retrain workers to fit employer needs. Arizona’s community colleges are the most traditional entry point for underserved student and bring economic vitality to communities that embrace their mission and services.

OUR ACHIEVEMENTS

Providing higher education opportunities and workforce development training to students throughout Arizona.

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COLLEGE DISTRICTS

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LOCATIONS

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CREDITED AZ STUDENTS

Strategic Vision

Working to ensure broad access to high-quality education and training so that all Arizonans can achieve their postsecondary education and training goals, complete a degree or certificate and/or transfer to a university.

News Posts

Community College news and happenings.

April 28, 2021

Reskilling & Recovery Network Video

A WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION/TRAINING FRAMEWORK Arizona’s Reskilling and Recovery Network (RRN) is designed to collaboratively…

Arizona community colleges ready to upskill and reskill workers for economic recovery
March 3, 2021

Contact: Lorraine Stofft 928-314-9595 Lorraine.Stofft@arizonawestern.edu Phoenix, Ariz. (March 3, 2021) - A new report entitled, Arizona…

Elliott: 5 ways Arizona can put people back to work and transform higher education
January 15, 2021

It’s tempting these days to believe that once COVID-19 is contained, the U.S. economy will bounce…

ARIZONA COMMERCE AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES PLAN TO TRAIN AND CERTIFY 5,000 ARIZONA STUDENTS FOR CLOUD CAREERS BY JUNE 2022
November 5, 2020

Statewide initiative, supported by Amazon Web Services, will enable no-cost cloud training for Arizonans PHOENIX, AZ…

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