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Who Can Apply

At Pima we believe that a high quality, affordable education enables people to pursue their dreams, expand their understanding, and create their own future. Everyone is welcome to apply to Pima.  

Students who meet one or more of the eligibility indicators below, and select a program of study leading to a degree or certificate, will be classified as degree-seeking students:

  • You graduated high school or earned your High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma (HSE preparation and testing are available through Pima's Adult Education Program)
  • You have completed an Arizona General Education Certificate, or higher, at an accredited post-secondary institution.
  • You are transferring to Pima from an accredited college or university and can demonstrate successful completion of Math and Writing college coursework comparable to PCC’s MAT 092 and WRT 090.
  • You are able to demonstrate evidence of potential success via Accuplacer assessment or standardized test results.
  • You are a current high school student, at least 16 years of age, and you have received permission from your school and parent(s) or legal guardians to pursue your education at Pima through the Dual Enrollment program.
  • You are below 16 years of age and have received permission from you parent(s) or legal guardians to attend Pima.  Students under 16 will have additional admission and registration requirements. 

In addition to standard eligibility, Pima has special instructions for international and transfer students.

Some programs at Pima, such as health-related professions, have special admission requirements.

How to Apply

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Find answers to your questions with our admission FAQ resource.

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Campus Safety and Security

PCC makes every effort to provide a safe and secure environment so that you can concentrate on attaining your goals. The Jeanne Clery Campus Crime Act Annual Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on a campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by PCC; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, a campus or building or property owned or controlled by the College. The report also includes institutional policies concerning College security. You may obtain a paper copy of this report by contacting (520) 206-2671.  Additional information on campus safety and security can be found on the PCC College Police website.