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Why Choose Pima?

There are many factors to consider when choosing a school, including your educational and professional goals, your work experience, and your budget.

Pima is dedicated to providing high-quality education that is meaningful, accessible, and affordable.

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  • New College Students

    Beginning your college career is a major step, and Pima makes the transition to college as painless as possible.

    We strive to keep classes small, tuition affordable, admission straightforward, and registration easy. You can find step-by-step instructions at how to apply.

  • Transfer Students

    If your goal is to earn a bachelor's degree, Pima is a great place to start. We're here to help when you're ready to begin planning to transfer.

    Pima works closely with Arizona's three state universities, as well as colleges across the nation to help ensure that you can easily transfer and complete your bachelor's degree.

  • GED Students

    Pima's adult education programs are among the best in the nation. In addition to our adult basic education program, we also offer GED Preparation and GED testing.

  • Unemployed and Underemployed Workers

    Pima can help you restart your career. In addition to our many degree programs, we can help you prepare to earn your GED, and offer numerous noncredit programs through our career training programs that can prepare you for employment within a year.

  • Veterans

    More veterans of the armed forces attend Pima than any other college or university in Arizona. Pima recognizes the contribution and sacrifice veterans have made to our country. Our counselors and advisors are specially trained to help veterans transition to civilian life and our new Veterans Center at our downtown campus provides a place to meet, socialize, and study with your fellow veterans.

New College Students

Beginning your college career is a major step, and Pima makes the transition to college as painless as possible.

We strive to keep classes small, tuition affordable, admission straightforward, and registration easy. You can find step-by-step instructions at how to apply.

Transfer Students

If your goal is to earn a bachelor's degree, Pima is a great place to start. We're here to help when you're ready to begin planning to transfer.

Pima works closely with Arizona's three state universities, as well as colleges across the nation to help ensure that you can easily transfer and complete your bachelor's degree.

GED Students

Pima's adult education programs are among the best in the nation. In addition to our adult basic education program, we also offer GED Preparation and GED testing.

Unemployed and Underemployed Workers

Pima can help you restart your career. In addition to our many degree programs, we can help you prepare to earn your GED, and offer numerous noncredit programs through our career training programs that can prepare you for employment within a year.

Veterans

More veterans of the armed forces attend Pima than any other college or university in Arizona. Pima recognizes the contribution and sacrifice veterans have made to our country. Our counselors and advisors are specially trained to help veterans transition to civilian life and our new Veterans Center at our downtown campus provides a place to meet, socialize, and study with your fellow veterans.