Main Campus Locations
Union Hills Campus
Black Mountain Campus
A supportive environment
At PVCC you can choose from more than 75 degrees and certificates. Enjoy your first two years in a supportive learning environment that builds your skills while challenging your mind and spirit. At PVCC, you’ll find exceptional academic programs, career preparation, and leadership opportunities.
" Paradise Valley Community College has been one of the best decisions I have ever made. The programs I have been a part of have made a huge impact on my college education thanks to some of the most inspiring and influential teachers. "
Engage in the community
College is about more than what you learn in the classroom. At PVCC, you’ll prepare to be a citizen of your local community and of the world. We encourage students to be civically engaged and contribute to positive social change through community partnerships and outreach programs. And don’t miss out on the more than 25 campus clubs and organizations, where you can develop your leadership and professional skills to build connections for life.
Experience the arts
Our state-of-the art Center for the Performing Arts, which opened in October 2005, hosts productions, touring acts, and educational programs that bring the arts to our students and our community year-round. The center features:
• Dance performances
• A lobby art gallery
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Stand Puma proud
Be a proud Puma and participate in sports that include cross country, baseball, softball, soccer, tennis, and track and field. Our coaches, faculty, and staff support our student-athletes and their championship performances both in the game and in the classroom.
" PVCC has provided me the necessary tools to succeed due to the abundant resources, quality facilities, and affordable tuition. Friendly facets such as these are what allow me to balance my life out on the baseball diamond and in the classroom with ease. "
Both Northern Arizona University and University of Arizona offer courses at PVCC, so you can complete your bachelor’s degree here on campus.
PVCC faculty members, nationally recognized for their experience and contributions to their fields, have been featured on The History Channel and in The New York Times.
With more than 25 campus clubs and organizations to choose from, our students benefit from a range of opportunities to develop skills and build connections.
Since 2013, PVCC has been recognized by the Aspen Institute as a Top 150 College in the U.S. based upon student success and transfer rates.