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Fall 2022

Whether you are attending college for the first time, looking for classes that will transfer to a college or university, or simply want to pursue a new interest, Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) has what you need to achieve your goals.

We know you have many options for learning, so consider three reasons for choosing PVCC and becoming a member of our proud Puma community.


We're Affordable

We’re affordable. Maricopa County residents pay $85/credit hour. Various payment options include Financial Aid (for those who qualify), scholarships, and payment plans. Find more information here.

Programs and Degrees

With more than 60 professional/short-term certificates, Associate degrees and transfer degrees to choose from, you can explore what’s right for you. You can check them out here.

Smaller Class Sizes

Smaller class sizes mean you can build one-on-one relationships with your instructors and peers. We also have two locations with Face-to Face; Hybrid; Live Online; Online, and Hybrid/Virtual learning options to fit into your busy life.*
For a comparison of learning options, review this chart.

Arizona’s Only Top 150 Community College

Aspen Top 150
In 2021, the Aspen Institute named PVCC as one of the Top 150 institutions for Community College Excellence - the only college in Arizona to achieve this distinction. Even more importantly, PVCC has earned this recognition biennially since 2013. The colleges selected for this honor stand out among more than 1,000 community colleges nationwide as having high and improving levels of student success as well as equitable outcomes for Black and Hispanic students and those from lower-income backgrounds.

Fall Class Schedule

Fall classes start August 20, 2022. Check the class schedule to find the class, days, and times that are ideal for you.

Hanako Yotsubash
Let's Hear It From a Student

“I chose PVCC because I want to build strong connections with other students and utilize all the valuable resources I gain here to complete my degree.”
- Hanako Yotsubashi


How to Enroll

We offer three registration options for current and new students to choose from:

1. If you are a new student to any of the Maricopa Community Colleges, including Paradise Valley Community College, click here.
Here are the enrollment steps to guide you through this process.

  • Call our Welcome Center at 602-787-7000, or chat with us at
  • All students may register and change their class schedules by telephone.
  • Students who are requesting registration for courses that require prerequisites must have the prerequisites on file prior to registration.

2. Payments can be made by accessing Click on the "View Charges or Make Payments" tile.

3. Visit us in-person at the PVCC Welcome Center located at 18401 N. 32nd Street, Phoenix, Arizona, 85032.

Still have questions or need assistance? Submit our Online Form below and we will contact you.


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* As of Monday, March 21, 2022, PVCC will move to a “mask encouraged” protocol to align with the new guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). We will monitor current health conditions and align with CDC guidance as we continue our commitment to delivering quality education. In instructional settings, individual faculty may require masks based on the needs of their class. All other health and safety protocols, including social distancing, will remain in place at this time. 

We are dedicated to providing high-quality academic instruction and services while maintaining a safe workplace for our students and employees. We will continue to closely monitor COVID-19 community levels and adjust our policies to stay consistent with the CDC’s guidelines and recommendations. For more information, click here.