Turn your passion into your purpose

Your goals matter. We want to help you reach them. Whether you want to earn an associate degree, get a head start on your bachelor's, or receive workforce training, Maricopa Community Colleges can help pave the best path for you. From day one, you’ll see how our affordable tuition, world-class faculty, small class sizes, and innovative programs can support your success.

Affordable tuition

At just $86 per credit hour, our colleges offer high-quality education you can afford.

10 colleges

With 10 colleges spanning Maricopa County, find the campus most convenient for you.

Student support

Various services and amenities are available to help you achieve your academic and career goals.

Transferring to a university is easy

If you’re working toward a bachelor’s degree, Maricopa Community Colleges strives to make the first part of your path affordable. Our transfer pathways put you on track to your four-year degree with a course-specific layout. If you meet all of the program requirements, you'll experience a smooth transfer to one of Arizona’s universities. Discover our transfer pathways.
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Your future, your choice

At Maricopa Community Colleges, you have choices – what you study, where you attend classes, and what you’ll do when you’re done. Whether you want to transfer to a four-year university or move forward in an in-demand career, our programs are designed to help you reach your goals.

Degrees and certificates

What's your passion? Check out our associate degrees and certificates. We specialize in various interests and career goals.

Transfer opportunities

Get help with making the transition to a four-year university.

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Get a head start

Maintain your momentum. Maricopa Community Colleges helps students finish high school and get an early jump on college with the following programs and opportunities:

Achieving a College Education (ACE)

ACE helps eligible students overcome obstacles and move from high school to college with ease.

Concurrent enrollment

Take community college classes before you graduate from high school to get a head start on your college credits.

Dual Enrollment

Earn college credit for certain classes you take while you’re still in high school.

Hoop of Learning

The Maricopa Hoop of Learning helps Native American students finish high school and successfully transition to college.

High School Opportunities

Enroll in four steps

Get admitted

Create a Maricopa Enterprise ID (MEID) account, apply for admission, and submit proof of identification.

Take placement tests

Prepare for and schedule your required placement test. You'll be tested on English, math, and reading.

Register for courses

Seek out academic advising, register for classes, and attend New Student Orientation.

Pay tuition and fees

Tuition is due 35 days before your first class or when you register (if you do so less than 35 days before classes begin).

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