Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College

Address:  3000 N Dysart Rd
Avondale, Arizona 85323
Phone:  General information - (623) 535-2700
Financial aid office - (623) 935-8930
Admissions office - (623) 935-8818
Mission statement:  The Southwest Skill Center provides our diverse community quality individualized skills training with state-of-the-art technology. We are committed to professionalism and personal student success in partnership with business, industry, and government.
Type:  < 2-year, Public
Religious affiliation:  Not applicable
Federal aid:  Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).

Awards Offered

Certificates:  Less than one year certificate
One but less than two years certificate
Special learning
Weekend/evening college
Credit accepted:  Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits


Largest Program
Largest ProgramProgram Length (hrs)
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services1,505
Detailed Expenses    2006-2007    2005-2006    2004-2005
   Tuition and fees$6,436$6,436$0
   Books and supplies$685$670$0
Off Campus
   Room and board$9,009$8,679$0
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses    2006-2007    2005-2006    2004-2005
   Off Campus$22,092$21,527$0
   Off Campus with Family$13,083$12,848$0
More Programs
ProgramProgram Length (hrs)Tuition and feesBooks and supplies
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training1,008$6,226$770
Medical/Clinical Assistant946$4,921$276
Gene/Genetic Therapy320$2,312$223
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General300$1,695$130
Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant144$1,178$65


Total population:  459
Undergrad population:  459
Undergrad ages:  66% 25 and over, 34% 24 and under
Campus setting:   Small Suburb
Campus housing:  No

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