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Paying for School

Don’t let a lack of funds keep you from reaching your goals. At Pima Community College you have access to an affordable, high-quality education. We’ve provided a breakdown of the cost of classes per credit hour to help you get a better understanding of what Pima costs.

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  • Understanding the Costs of College

    The costs of taking classes at Pima will depend on a number of factors:

    • Do you qualify as an Arizona resident?
    • Will you take classes for credit?
    • How much financial aid will you receive?
    • What will your out-of-pocket expenses be for books and course materials?

    We've provided information on all of these topics and more in costs of college.

  • Making College Affordable with Financial Aid and Scholarships

    Financial Aid is available through federal, state, and private loans, scholarships, grants, Federal Work Study jobs, or a mixture of these options. Don’t pass up the opportunity to get the assistance and support you need to make college work for you.

    You can also supplement your financial aid package with scholarships & grants. Unlike loans, these competitive awards don’t have to be repaid.

  • Ways to Pay

    Pima offers options for paying your bill including online payment. A payment plan is also available that allows many students to spread their payments out over a period of time.

    When considering your payment options, it's important to keep in mind important dates & deadlines related to applying and receiving financial aid, enrolling in a payment plan, and paying your bill on time.

Understanding the Costs of College

The costs of taking classes at Pima will depend on a number of factors:

  • Do you qualify as an Arizona resident?
  • Will you take classes for credit?
  • How much financial aid will you receive?
  • What will your out-of-pocket expenses be for books and course materials?

We've provided information on all of these topics and more in costs of college.

Making College Affordable with Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial Aid is available through federal, state, and private loans, scholarships, grants, Federal Work Study jobs, or a mixture of these options. Don’t pass up the opportunity to get the assistance and support you need to make college work for you.

You can also supplement your financial aid package with scholarships & grants. Unlike loans, these competitive awards don’t have to be repaid.

Ways to Pay

Pima offers options for paying your bill including online payment. A payment plan is also available that allows many students to spread their payments out over a period of time.

When considering your payment options, it's important to keep in mind important dates & deadlines related to applying and receiving financial aid, enrolling in a payment plan, and paying your bill on time.