Tucson, AZ
Pima Community College


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Recent Reviews

Alison
What is your overall opinion of this school?

If you're looking for a unique college experience, Pima is the place. It provides a quality education from qualified professo...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

If you're looking for a unique college experience, Pima is the place. It provides a quality education from qualified professors for a fraction of the cost of going to a large university. Pima's culture is all about inclusiveness and respect which is great to see. There are so many different walks of life at Pima so be prepared to meet interesting people. The facilities are great and there's several different campuses around town so it is very accessible. The classroom sizes at Pima are wonderful. There's so much student and teacher interaction, it makes it easy to be successful here. As well, I received many opportunities to volunteer and apply for leadership and scholarship opportunities that I would not have had otherwise.

Kenzi
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I really enjoy attending Pima Community College, especially the Desert Vista campus. Everyone there is super nice and wants y...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I really enjoy attending Pima Community College, especially the Desert Vista campus. Everyone there is super nice and wants you to succeed. I am currently taking classes at the Desert Vista campus and the East campus. Although I enjoy the professors at East campus, every professor I've had at Desert Vista campus have gone above and beyond what's necessary to help their students.

Ruben
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Pima Community College ultimately is not a complete university experience. Its true purpose is to use it as a stepping stone ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Pima Community College ultimately is not a complete university experience. Its true purpose is to use it as a stepping stone to an even much higher for of education. Many students, including myself are currently using it to acquire an associates degree for transfer to a true four year university. Pima is also the last of what would have been considered a vocational school with many different programs for those who choose to better themselves in blue collar fields. Pima currently is the best option for those who are seeking a higher form of education or specialization in some field but do not have a clear idea where to start.

Alex
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I'm totally stoked to be going to PCC. It isn't expensive like the universities and provides, from what I've gathered, a much...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I'm totally stoked to be going to PCC. It isn't expensive like the universities and provides, from what I've gathered, a much more balanced curriculum. The campus I saw was gorgeous, and the faculty nothing but helpful when I had questions. Thus far the enrollment and other logistics have been straightforward, and I have the utmost confidence in this school to provide me with a good education.

Mariana
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I really have enjoyed my time at Pima Community College and feel that I have gained a great education for a great price. Also...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I really have enjoyed my time at Pima Community College and feel that I have gained a great education for a great price. Also student involvement in clubs here is really small but was an amazing experience for me and allowed me to meet more students and find a sense of belonging. Also there are opportunities to get to travel to school sponsored trips on the college's dime especially through the Phi Theta Kappa honor society.

Mia
What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

As a college freshman it is really hard to make friends. This is especially true if you don't live on campus. Usually it's ju...

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

As a college freshman it is really hard to make friends. This is especially true if you don't live on campus. Usually it's just taking notes, listening to lectures or doing some other type of in class work, and there isn't much time left to socialize during a class. Or even after class for that matter, because everyone goes home and then we're swamped with homework--leaving no time to make friends! It makes for kind of a lonely first year of college.

Kayla
What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

The administration is the worst part about Pima community college in Tucson, Arizona. There are very few administrators, coun...

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

The administration is the worst part about Pima community college in Tucson, Arizona. There are very few administrators, counsellors, and advisors that seem to care about the students and their academic futures. They often are short with students, and do not know how to help students find the correct prerequisites for their desired degrees, an example of this is when I was first starting my nursing degree, I needed to take a humanities class that fit in a certain criteria, and when I went to an advisor to advice, instead of helping me, they were short, and the told me to go to a information session that was meant for nursing students further into their degrees which was not helpful. Thank goodness my mother has a nursing degree from the same college so she helped me find that class that I needed to take.

Sierra
Second College, Better College

Happily surprised is I think how I would so far sum up my experience at Pima Community College, or PCC for short. :) I am an ...

Second College, Better College

Happily surprised is I think how I would so far sum up my experience at Pima Community College, or PCC for short. :) I am an off-campus but very nearby living student in her second year at her second college, but still studying Theatre/Acting as a Theatre major. (Indigo wouldn't let me choose it as an option for some reason, but Pima does have a great sized Theatre/Arts programs, to my knowledge anyway haha!) What led me to Pima in Tucson, AZ (which is usually known as the home of UofA) was actually helpfully suggested by a best friend, as unfortunately UofA did not contact me back in time for the next school year and I was looking for somewhere else to attend college as my last fancy out of state Arts college/university ended up not working out as well as I had hoped and imagined. But to my (again) happy surprise, the 3-4 months I've only been at Pima so far and there isn't really anything that I don't like about it. The school and it's campuses are much MUCH larger, nicer, and well kept than I expected nor anticipated; and I'm actually learning a lot and really liking to loving all of my classes. Unfortunately I haven't made any particular really close, great friends at my school yet, but overall the abundance and diversity of my classmates always creates interesting conversations and intelligent answers. :) Finally to be completely honest I hope to continue my college degree experience as long as is needed and is needed for at Pima, and most of all I just sincerely hope and wish that PCC is the right choice for me and the acting/arts major I'm still trying to pursue. Last but not least, thanks HerCampus.com for leading me here to uniglo, seems like a pretty great, cool, and helpful site so thanks! :)

Justine
Not bad for community college.

Not bad for community college.

Not bad for community college.

Not bad for community college.

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