B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Professors
    B-
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Safety
    B+
  5. Student Life
    B+
  6. Location
    B+
Paradise Valley Community College is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NJCAA Division II
Athletic Conference
Address
18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85032

Paradise Valley Community College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Cost

Net Price
$7,772/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,090/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,035/ year
  • $49-75k
    $8,955/ year
  • $76-110k
    $11,051/ year
  • $110k+
    $10,849/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.67 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.67 responses
76%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.68 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,537Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
17%
Pell Grant
38%
Varsity Athletes
6%
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
32%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
83%
National
83%

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Paradise Valley community college is filled with opportunity. The professors genuinely care about each individual's success. There are various courses to choose from and a very diverse array of students to mingle with. For me, the whole "college thing" seemed like a little too much for me straight out of high school, but PVCC made me feel right at home because of the endless support from faculty and peers. I would recommend this school to any, and every body!
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I loved going to PVCC! As a concurrently enrolled student, I started there when I was 14 years old. They were always very accommodating to me and they always helped me find the resources I need to be successful. The professors there really do care about the students. They always provide office hours and are willing to set up meetings with you for your success. I would recommend this for anyone who does not want the full "live on-campus" college experience.
As a student at Paradise Valley Community College, I really enjoyed the same class sizes and the curriculum. I have not yet had a bad experience with a professor. I feel that my college has given me the opportunity to engage and network with students and faculty alike. I have made new friends and found professors to mentor me.
My only concern would be the advisement staff. I have been directed toward bad information/poor choices after visiting with them. I would like to see the advisement faculty have better knowledge and lower turnarounds. I would think that the misinformation I got can be traced to how often the staff leave and new people get hired.