Tuition & Fees
Central Arizona College is committed to offering all students affordable tuition along with affordable fees that do not break their pocket books. Students who choose Central Arizona College as the place to pursue their educational dreams can do so without the worry of having to pay too much for their continued education.
Billing Methods and Rates
The college uses three different billing methods which will determine the amount of tuition students will pay per credit hour.
To see the breakdown of charges per billing method, please click the following link
2021 – 2022 Adopted Tuition and Fee Schedule
Arizona Resident – Tuition Rate = $86.00 per credit
Out of State Resident – Student pays 200% of normal stated tuition rate
Western Undergraduate Education Program (WUE) – Student pays 150% of normal stated tuition rate
Students from 15 Western states are eligible to participate in the Western Undergraduate Education Program (W.U.E.). The program allows full-time students who are seeking degrees or certificates to pay 150 percent resident tuition, rather than out-of-state tuition. Central Arizona College participates in the program along with other colleges and universities in Arizona, Alaska, California, Colorado, Common Wealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
Must be a full time student and classes must be in Arizona.
To be considered full time you must be enrolled in at least 12 credits for Fall/Spring and at least 6 credits for Summer session only.
Tuition and Fees are Subject to Change Without Prior Notice
*Please review the current residency requirements on the Admissions tab of the Central Arizona College webpage.
**Some credit courses have a lab or special fee that is required. Fees for non-credit special interest courses are determined on a course by course individual basis.
Some courses at Central Arizona College have additional course fees that are added in addition to the tuition fee that is incurred during registration. To see if the course you are registering for has additional course fees, please click the link below to review the current additional course fees schedule
Special fees include items such as Residence Hall Fees, HESI Exam fees, ID replacement fees, or College for Kids fees etc. To view the current fees please click on the link below
Prior Academic Year Tuition and Fees
2020 – 2021 Adopted Tuition and Fee Schedule
2020 – 2021 Additional Course Fees
Financial Aid Resources
- Net Price Calculator/Estimator
- Federal Student Financial Aid Center
- U.S. Department of Education
Veteran's Services Specialist
- Liz Barrett
Financial Aid Contact Information
- Monday – Thursday
- 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
- District Office-Signal Peak Campus
- Superstition Mountain Campus
- San Tan Campus
- Maricopa Campus
- Aravaipa Campus