Frequently Asked Questions

Most of our classes are 3 credits. See Tuition and Fees for the cost per credit.

The CESLA placement test will tell you which classes you should register for.
The CELSA placement test is required before you register for classes. See Assessment and Testing for Testing Center location and hours.

You will need to have your transcripts evaluated by a company that has been approved by PVCC’s Admissions Office. Visit the Information desk or Admissions and Records for a list of approved companies.

Proposition 300 requires residency verification to determine tuition costs. Students who are not residents are still eligible to take classes at PVCC.  You can read more about Proposition 300 and what it means to students in the Maricopa County Community College District.

Yes! Proposition 300 only affects tuition rates. It does not affect your eligibility to enroll in classes. Your education is important to us. Both resident and nonresident students are welcome in our program.

Visit the PVCC New Students Page and follow the enrollment steps.

Call Leila Palis (602)787-6748 or email: leila.palis@paradisevalley.edu


call the Advising Office (602)787-7060.