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Yuma, AZ
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2,731
Tuition (in-state)
$7,687 ($2,360)
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Reviews 483 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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4 College Junior

Academic Experience: I've always had professors who were very knowledgeable about their subject and who were very approachable and helpful whenever I had a question or didn't understand something. I'm a little self-conscious so I usually ask questions after class instead of during class. The professors never make me feel like I'm inconveniencing them, they've always been very willing to help me understand the information.

4 College Junior

Academic Experience: Instructors and faculty are very knowledgeable and approachable. The classroom lectures directly apply to what our weekly focus is in the clinical setting. I also get the opportunity for hands-on practice in the lab portion.

4 College Sophomore

Academic Flexibility: What I love more about this school is the flecibility of time. I can put my own classes according to the time I am available for.

4 College Sophomore

Tuition & Financial Aid: The education im getting at Arizona Western College is worth the money my financial aid is paying for me. I addmit it was difficult doing the.financial aif proccess but think my career worth it as it worths my studying

3 Recent Alumnus

Campus Resources: i know that my school offers work study which is great! they also offer rental books and a books store which is very convenient. although there should be more student discounts and promotions.

1 Recent Alumnus

Academic Flexibility: I had just graduated high school with the hopes of entering college that summer. Sadly i was not able to attend due to my new work schedule. I was threatened that if i did not pay my tuition by a certain date my classes would be dropped. I did no pay my tuition being under the impression that my classes would be dropped as stated by awc staff . The day i went to pay for the fall semester the cashier had informed me i had a pending balance. It resulted that i was charged for the summer classes which i did not step one foot in! Wait theres more, find out that i received a No show on my transcript opened up another can of worms because my finical aid became suspended! such a sour start!...

1 Recent Alumnus

Tuition & Financial Aid: non commutative staff. nobody seems to take initiative to give an extra hand

4 College Sophomore

Career Services: I haven't interacted much with the career services here, except that they helped me get a job working for campus life.

4 College Sophomore

Student Body: It seems that there is always some sort of activity happening on campus. People are friendly for the most part.

3 College Sophomore

Online Courses: Online classes move very quickly through the material. Once you can get in a good rhythm with the class then it's pretty easy.

3 College Senior

Campus Resources: There's gym and pool, and many fields to practice all kinds of sports and recreation, so its pretty good.

3 College Senior

Tuition & Financial Aid: If you want to do good in your future, the time to struggle is now, put in your best effort in school and it will pay of later. So far, AWC helps me understand all of this.

5 College Senior

Online Courses: Before taking online classes, i was afraid i was going to fail because I am that kind of students that has to interact with the professor to understand and learn. I thought it was going to be a disaster and that i was not going to be able to adapt to the online classes but it was the opposite way. last semester I took two online classes and both passed with A. they were easy to understand and helpful.

5 College Senior

Campus Resources: I am please to say that AWC has great campus resources. Staff members are always helping you. If you have any questions or any concerns, they try their best to help you. People do not hesitate to contribue and help you achieve their goals. The resources they provide are amazing.

3 College Junior

Academic Experience: My major is Biology and it is really hard to get into the science classes. Mainly because they fill up really fast with students that hold priority registration. They have more credits so they get to register earlier. The workload in some of my Biology classes are hard but not impossible. It helps keeping what is taught.

4 College Junior

Academic Experience: Like I said before, there is always help from the professors and tutors. There are also many work study opportunities and extracurricular activities.

4 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: I have been receiving good grades because the teachers are great and there is always help from tutors and teachers themselves. I think it is a good investment.

3 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: The tuition at AWC is great for someone who is planning to transfer to a University. Money can easily be saved, especially if you recieve financial aid. The price is well worth the courses that are taken, especially since they transfer smoothly to a university.

3 College Junior

Academic Experience: The professors here are friendly and involved with the students, considering Arizona Western College is relativley small. But a few teachers lack puntuality within the work that is graded for student feedback. Class registration process is so easy you can do it online! Daily homework is normal, and usually won't take too much time depending on the course that is being taken.

3 College Junior

Academic Flexibility: The main reason I chose this school was because of how flexible the class schedules are. I am able to work around my personal schedule, which is great. I attended another school before coming here but many of my credits didn't transfer, which is a bummer. But the convenience of my new school outweighs the non-transferrable credits.

5 College Junior

Career Services: I give Arizona Western College a good grade because many students that graduate with a masters in nursing or teaching are able to find a career right away.

3 College Junior

Academic Experience: I'm diggin it so far. It's all right. It's something to do at least.

4 College Junior

Tuition & Financial Aid: Like most community colleges the price is reasonable.

3 College Junior

Student Body: They seem pretty down to Earth. I see a great deal of attractive females and a good deal of muscly males or well dressed males.

3 College Sophomore

Academic Flexibility: When I started college I honestly didn't know what to do and how everything worked at college, I was worried if I was doing things right or not. Fortunately I later understood almost everything that I needed to do in order to succeed at college thanks to the faculty. For example, a great lady that is an academic advisor's in my college. She helped me a lot when I recently started school with how to deal with my classes. I recommend every student who is new to college to have a talked with an academic advisor to get a good advice and help with what they want to study at school, it helped me a lot why not them.

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Zama Ouedraogo
Hometown
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Major
Biology and Computer Information System
Grad Year
2012
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There are many things that make AWC an outstanding college. The small size of the classes allows the instructor to pay attention to everyone, knowing each student by his or her name. The flexibility of class schedules allows students to adjust their extracurricular activities with their school time tables. The affordable tuition allows students to save money while preparing to transfer to a four-year university. Plus, the faculty members are always ready to serve the students. Students are assigned an adviser to help them make important decisions on their academic journey. You can get connected with your laptop to the campus Wi-Fi from the dorms, the cafeteria, Starbucks, or the library. Staying in the college dorms keeps you close to everything. The library offers study rooms of different sizes that you can book for your academic needs. The Student Success Center offers free tutoring in different subjects, as well.

Attending AWC gives you the chance to embrace a new community. Through the diverse nationalities of the international students attending the college, AWC opens the door to a global community and provides the opportunity to discover different cultures. You can join one or more of the many student clubs, such as the Science Club, the Radiologic Technology Club, the Rotaract Club, and the I Team (international team), just to name a few. Besides these individual clubs and organizations, faculty-supervised programs (such as the Matador Ambassador program, the Honors program, Phi Theta Kappa, and the Student Government Association) provide leadership and connection opportunities and also a chance to get scholarships.

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