Arizona's Coconino Community College serves all of Coconino County. The main campuses, the Flagstaff Lone Tree Campus and Fourth Street campus are in Flagstaff. Satellite CCC campuses are spread around the northern half of Arizona. The Grand Canyon campus is one hour north of Flagstaff, the Page/Lake Powell campus about three hours north, Tuba City is one hour north and the William's campus is a half-hour west of Flagstaff. Flagstaff is a town with a population of a little less than 70,000 and is considered to be the "Gateway to the Grand Canyon." The satellite campuses are all north and west of Flagstaff in the rugged beauty of that part of the state.
The college was established in Flagstaff in 1991 when it opened its doors to 1,000 students. The enrollment steadily increased over the next 20 years and now serves close to 10,000 students every year.
CCC is known for having very reasonable tuition rates and a wide choice of career options. The more than 60 degrees and certificates include nursing, early childhood education, fire science and the detention officer academy. The courses of study at CCC greatly impact the safety and health of residents in Coconino County.
Classroom instruction at CCC is provided on-campus, through interactive TV and on-line courses. Many of the classes do transfer to four-year universities so that interested students can go on to earn higher degrees. The CCC2NAU program is an innovative program that the college began in cooperation with Northern Arizona University. The program ensures a smooth transition for students to the UNA.
CCC also provides continuing education and life-long learning courses for the area through the Community and Corporate Learning Division(CCL. CCL is important to the business community of northern Arizona. It is a vital part of Arizona's economy with four entities: Corporate Training, Workforce Development, Contract Training and Continuing Education units. The Corporate Training Entity includes the Small Business Development Center(SBDC)with classes designed to help in the success of small businesses.
Coconino Community College was recently given the distinction of ranking number 33 on the website TheBestSchools.org as part of a list of the United State's 50 Best community Colleges. This selection was made based on several ratings and studies of community colleges across the nation, a review of notable community colleges and CCC's overall reputation.
Small class size, individual attention and tuition that is roughly one-third of most other colleges are the highlights of this community college. The Arizona school is funded by 40 percent local property taxes, 44 percent tuition and fees, ll percent state funding and 5 percent from other sources.
Total undergraduate enrollment: 3167
Total institution enrollment: 3167
School type: 2-year public
School classification: Associate's Colleges: These institutions offer associate's degree and certificate programs but, with few exceptions, award no baccalaureate degrees.
Coconino County Community College
3000 N Fourth St
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Male undergraduate population: 41%
Female undergraduate population: 59%
Undergrad visible minorities: No Data
Degrees Offered: Less than one year, One but less than two years, Associate's