2010 FAST FACTS Chandler-Gilbert I Estrella Mountain I GateWay I Glendale I Mesa I Paradise Valley I Phoenix Rio Salado I Scottsdale I South Mountain I Maricopa Skill Center I SouthWest Skill Center
The Maricopa Community Colleges provide access to higher education for diverse students and communities. We focus on learning through: • University Transfer Education • General Education • Developmental Education • Workforce Development • Student Development Services • Continuing Education • Community Education • Civic Responsibility
A Community of Colleges…
• Global Engagement
learning needs of our diverse
Our Vision Colleges for the Community …working collectively and responsibly to meet the life-long students and communities.
Honesty and Integrity
The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is one of the largest educational systems in the nation. The district consists of ten colleges, two skill centers, and numerous centers and satellites located throughout the Greater Phoenix, Arizona area. Chandler-Gilbert Estrella Mountain GateWay Glendale Mesa Paradise Valley Phoenix Rio Salado Scottsdale South Mountain Maricopa Skill Center SouthWest Skill Center
265,942 credit and special interest students attended a Maricopa Community College in 2009-2010.
Ethnicityâ€”Fall 2010 4% 8% 3% 9%
Fall 2010 Average Age
American Indian Asian Black
Gender Female Male Undeclared
56% 42% 2%
Student Enrollment Full-time 28% Part-time 72% Credit Hours Average Class Load 7.6 credits Average Class Size 22
Educational Intent Fall 2010 Transfer 39% Workforce 40% Personal Interest Undeclared
In 2009-2010 more than 6,200 Maricopa students transferred to one of Arizonaâ€™s state universities, and 4,200 transferred to other partner institutions.
59% percent of students who attend a Maricopa Community College are 24 years old or younger.
Programs and Degrees Maricopa Community Colleges offer Associate Degrees in Arts, Business,
Science, General Studies, and Applied Science.
Students seeking expertise in a specific occupation can pursue numerous
Associate of Applied Science degrees or Certificates of Completion.
Students who plan to transfer may
Workforce Development 17,784 degrees and certificates were awarded in 2009-2010. Top Areas of Study: • • • • •
General Studies Health and Clinical Sciences Business and Related Services Physical Sciences Visual and Performing Arts
complete the 35-credit hour Arizona General Education Core (AGEC).
Continuing and Community Education non-credit classes meet the lifelong
learning needs of the community.
In 2009-2010, 8,400 Maricopa Community College transfer students earned a bachelor’s degree.
The Maricopa Community Colleges are recognized leaders in the Greater Phoenix area for regional workforce development initiatives. The colleges help fulfill the job training needs of a variety of employers throughout Maricopa County. The Maricopa District plays a vital role in enhancing the region’s competitive strength and economic vitality by providing skilled workers for high demand careers such as nursing, allied health, protective services, and information technology.
www.maricopa.edu/workforce Largest provider of job training in Arizona Leaders of business and industry workforce training for more than four decades
Tuition Comparison Average annual tuition for a full-time student.
Tuition Rates 2010-2011 County Resident
(based on 30 credit hours)
$16,500 Arizona Private Universities
Out of County Resident
Out of State Resident
Arizona State Universities
Registration Fee per Semester $ 15
Maricopa Community Colleges *Source: ABOR
*Tuition as of 7/1/11
The Foundation The Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation raises money to provide support for scholarships, programs and services that advance the mission of the Maricopa Community Colleges. In 2009-2010, the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation awarded $1.9 million to 2,779 students attending a Maricopa college or center. M A R I C O PA COMMUNITY COLLEGES FOUNDATION
The Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation has awarded nearly 17.7 million dollars in scholarships to over 34,000 students.
Employees Full-time Faculty
2010 – 2011
Financial Overview Operating Budget $655,398,418
* Data taken from FY 2010-11 IPEDS — Human Resources Report for MCCCD as of November 1, 2010
Financial Support Operating Budget Chart for 2009 -2010
Fund Sources » » Rufus Glasper, Chancellor
2,416,421 Maricopa County residents have attended a Maricopa Community College 1963. State Aid since - 8.41 Property Taxes - 57.43 Tuition - 28.11
“As Chancellor, I am committed to Student Success, Public Stewardship, and ONE Maricopa to meet the diverse educational needs of the citizens of Maricopa County.”
Other - 6.41
In 2009-2010, the three major national bond rating agencies continued to award MCCCD their highest “Triple A” ratings for the District’s general obligation bonds.
www.maricopa.edu â€˘ 480.731.8000
CGCC Chandler-Gilbert 74
at Black Mountain
EMCC Estrella Mountain
GCC Glendale gccaz.edu
17 60 101
101 Southwest Skill Center
MCC Mesa mesacc.edu
Maricopa Skill Center
at Red Mountain
at Southern & Dobson
PVCC Paradise Valley paradisevalley.edu
PC Phoenix College phoenixcollege.edu
CGCC at Pecos
RSC Rio Salado College riosalado.edu
The college of you.
scottsdalecc.edu maricopa.edu @mcccd
MCCCD is an EEO/AA Institution.
SMCC South Mountain southmountaincc.edu