Welcome to Phoenix College, proud home of many ambitious students and passionate teachers alike! For over 100 years, we have been a beacon in the valley, holding the torch of knowledge aloft and striving to give as many of our peers as possible access to a higher education.
The college first opened in 1920 and quickly became known as a place of excellence and high standards. As a large, comprehensive community college with nearly 10,000 students enrolled each semester, we are committed to creating and sustaining an academic environment that encourages critical thinking and the pursuit of knowledge.
At Phoenix College, we understand the importance of offering relevant degree and certificate programs. We have dozens of programs across all disciplines, from agriculture and engineering to cosmetology and health sciences. Our instructors provide rigorous instruction and hands-on learning opportunities--both in the classroom and outside it.
We believe that every student should have a chance to succeed. Our faculty regularly attend workshops to stay up-to-date on current trends in education and the latest technology, so our students can benefit from the best educational experience possible.
The college is home to a diverse population of learners from around the world. We pride ourselves on our commitment to diversity and inclusion--offering programs for adults returning to school, international students, veterans returning from service, as well as traditional-aged learners.
At Phoenix College, you’ll also find numerous student clubs and organizations where you can meet new people who share your interests and make friends who’ll become lifelong companions. Our faculty and staff are here to support you every step of the way--from enrollment to graduation day!
There’s something special going on at Phoenix College--where learning comes alive every single day! We invite you to take part in the journey of a lifetime that is learning here at Phoenix College. Come join us today! Get started by exploring our degree and certificate programs, student services and resources, or speaking with an admissions advisor about enrolling today. It’s time to take control of your future – come discover what Phoenix College has to offer!