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College Profile: Paradise Valley Community College

 
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Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) is a 2-year community college in Phoenix, Arizona. PVCC was originally founded by the Maricopa County Community College District as the Northeast Valley Education Center in 1985 with classes temporarily held at Paradise Valley High School. The district gave the college its present name and began campus construction in 1986 and inaugurated the permanent site during 1987. The college had operated as an extension of Scottsdale Community College and gained independent accreditation in 1990. A branch campus will open near Carefree Highway and 60th Street, in the town of Cave Creek, by 2009. The school mascot is the Puma and the colors are sand and turqouise. Despite its name, PVCC is located some distance from the actual town of Paradise Valley, Arizona, which is adjacent to Phoenix but independent from it. Other locations in this part of the city use Paradise Valley in their names as well.
 
18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ
85032
602-787-6500 (general)
602-787-7100 (financial aid)
602-787-7020 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

The mission of Paradise Valley Community College is to provide life-long learning opportunities through effective and accessible instructional programs and student services. These programs and services are continuously evaluated and improved to meet the needs of students, businesses, and the community.


General Information
Other Names
Type Public, 2-year
Control Public
Size 5,000 - 9,999
Campus Setting City: Large
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Paradise Valley Community College Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy Yes
Admission test scores Not applicable
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Not applicable

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
13,958 Student Body SizeNo On-Campus Housing
0 Fall Applicants0 Total Dormitory Capacity
0 Fall Admissions

Geography
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Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
No Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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