Welcome to Spring 2024

Spring 2024

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 $97/credit hour. Various payment options include Financial Aid (for those who qualify), scholarships, and payment plans. Find more information here, and with this informational video on searching for classes with Low Cost/No Cost course materials.

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; Live Online; Online, and Hybrid/Virtual learning options to fit into your busy life.

Arizona’s Only Top 150 Community College

Aspen Top 150
In 2023, 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.

Spring Class Schedules

Spring classes will be starting soon. Check the class schedule to find the class, days, and times that are ideal for you.

Hanako Yotsubashi

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

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 www.paradisevalley.edu/chat.
  • 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 www.maricopa.edu/students. 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.

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