Your success is our goal

Explore your potential at Maricopa Community Colleges. Our degrees and certificates can help put you on the path to the exciting future you deserve. You’ll learn from award-winning faculty and have your choice of a broad range of subjects to study. Outside of the classroom, you’ll find various activities that match your interests for the rich college experience you’re craving.

Degrees and certificates

Earn an associate degree, take the first steps toward a four-year degree, or earn a certificate that advances your career.

10 colleges

Choose the college that works for you, based on your academic goals, location, and the campus experience you want.

Affordable tuition

Our low per-credit-hour tuition rate helps make getting an education more affordable.

Recognized faculty

Learn from experienced, innovative faculty who consistently get high ratings from our students.

University partnerships

Make a seamless transition to a four-year college or university, thanks to our established partnerships with a number of public and private schools.

Student support

Get the support you need to be successful, including academic advising, career services, disability resources, and counseling.

Veterans/active duty

Veterans/active duty

Maricopa Community Colleges is dedicated to serving those who serve, including veterans and active duty military personnel. Our Veterans Services Offices can help you make the transition from military service to civilian life, apply for education benefits, and enroll in our colleges.

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A handful of our students come to us from out-of-state, or even out of the country. If you're not from the Grand Canyon State, there are a few steps to take before enrolling at Maricopa Community Colleges. 

Rewarding campus experiences

Immerse yourself

Love the spotlight? The performing arts can teach skills – such as being comfortable speaking in front of crowds or the ability to think on your feet – that can help you in school or at work. Plus, you might make some new friends too.
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Get in the game

Maricopa Community Colleges’ athletics programs provide opportunities for pursuing academic and athletic goals. And whether it’s baseball, basketball, soccer, or any of our other programs, our coaches, teams, and players are dedicated to excellence, so there’s always something to cheer for.
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Join the club

When you get involved in campus clubs and organizations, you’ll learn, grow, have fun, and maybe even have a positive impact on the community. There’s something for every interest. Pick from groups focused on academics, politics, business, the arts, veterans’ issues, and more.
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The right location

Having 10 colleges across the Valley means there’s a Maricopa Community Colleges campus that’s convenient for you, wherever you live or work.