Welcome to Phoenix College

Build your future at Phoenix College (PC), where you can fulfill your potential with our degrees and programs, university transfer pathways, career training, and personal development opportunities. Your success starts with PC and our affordable, high-quality, accessible education.

Cutting-edge learning environment

Our state-of-the-art instructional classrooms, modern library, and leading-edge computer lab make it easy to excel.

Strong support for arts and athletics

Flourish outside the classroom – perform music or drama, exhibit your art, or join one of our many athletic teams.

Diversity and inclusion

Our commitment to diversity has earned us awards, including the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

A student-centered experience

A student-centered experience

Phoenix College is a learner-centered, comprehensive community college and a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution. We help students make passionate connections to learning, setting the stage for great achievements. With more than 150 degree and certificate options, our signature areas of study include Culinary Studies, Dental, Environmental and Natural Resource Stewardship, Fire Science/Emergency Medical Technology, Interpreter Preparation, Nursing, and Paralegal Studies.

Vital community role

Vital community role

Since 1920, Phoenix College has played a vital role in our community. Generations of students have come to PC to follow their dreams and goals, and have worked to make our community a better and richer place to live. Phoenix College alumni include celebrated authors, heads of corporations, professional athletes, civic leaders, internationally renowned artists, and Arizona’s first female governor. As a member of the community, you are invited to join us on campus for a play, athletic competition, lecture, or other event.

Dive into the arts

Dive into the arts

Explore your artistic talents in our highly respected programs in art, photography, music, and theatre. At PC, our performances, concerts, exhibitions, and lectures take place in state-of-the-art campus facilities like John Paul Theatre, Sessions Hall, the Eric Fischl Gallery, and Bulpitt Auditorium, as well as in local community venues.


Students in the first graduating class of what was then called Phoenix Junior College, in 1922.


Students attend PC annually.


Student organizations supported by PC’s Office of Student Life and Leadership, including one of the top Model United Nations teams in the country.

Be a Bear

Be a Bear

Become a Phoenix College Bear and compete in basketball, soccer, softball, and volleyball (for women); and baseball, basketball, and soccer (for men). Plus, with the support of our Center for Athletic Victory and Education (CAVE), you’ll excel in academics as well as athletics.

Go far, close to home

At PC, you’ll go far, close to home. With our rich history and cutting-edge learning environment, our campus experience is second to none. Come to PC to discover new interests, explore new careers, or begin new paths, and make your story part of our tradition of success.
Flagship campus

The start of it all

Phoenix College is Maricopa County’s original community college, established in 1920. The college’s first graduating class, in 1922, had five students.

Celebrity students

Celebrity students

Actor Nick Nolte, daytime television star Jaime Lyn Bauer, Tony Award–winning actor Stephen Spinella, and recording artist Cecilia “CeCe” Peniston all studied at PC.

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In the center of things

Our 50-acre campus, in the heart of the city’s historic neighborhoods district, is located just blocks from arts, cultural, and sports venues.

Support for Hispanic students

Support for Hispanic students

Phoenix College is a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, with Hispanic students representing at least 25% of the student body.

Main Campus Location

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Learn more about Phoenix College

Whether your goal is to complete a degree, transfer to a university, earn a certificate, enhance your career, or take classes for personal growth, Phoenix College is here to help you get started. Visit the Phoenix College website to learn more about our campuses, course offerings, extracurricular programs, and more.

Call us at 602-285-7777

Our Phoenix College student representatives are here for you. Ask us your questions and get started today.