Pima Medical Institute Tucson

Pima Medical Institute Tucson

The Pima Medical Institute was established by Richard and JoAnn Luebke in January, 1972. It was originally located in Tucson, Arizona. Over the years, PMI has established 10 branch campuses across New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Washington, California, and Nevada.

Pima Medical Institute-Tucson offers associate's degrees in applied science, and occupational science. A number of vocational certificates and online programs are also available. Courses are offered in the fields of nursing, occupational therapy, radiography, respiratory therapy, pharmacy technology, medical assistance and veterinary technology, among others.

Elgible students are offered financial aid through Federal Pell grants, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, Parent Loans, subsidized and unsubsidized Stafford loans, and Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership funds. The institute also provides job placement assistance to its graduates.

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Contacting Pima Medical Institute

Pima Medical Institute
3350 East Grant Road, Suite 200
Tucson , AZ 85716
General Phone: (520) 326-1600

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Pima Medical Institute Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology455dental assistant, medical assistant, pharmacy tech, veterinary assistant, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, phlebotomy
Medical Administration86health unit coordinator, medical secretary
Therapy and Counseling38physical therapist assistant

Number of programs and degrees for Pima Medical Institute in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year5198
Associate's degree602

Pima Medical Institute Student Body

In 2007-2008, Pima Medical Institute had a total enrollment of 900 students (980 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 36%
Black 5%
Hispanic 50%
Asian 3%
American Indian 2%
Unknown 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 16%
20-21 17%
22-24 19%
25-29 18%
30-34 9%
35-39 7%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%

Pima Medical Institute Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 72 %

Pima Medical Institute Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Tucson, Arizona for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Arizona Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Pima Medical Institute Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Pima Medical Institute participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2217100)

Pima Medical Institute Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year7$55,60011$54,145
All faculty totalcalendar year7$55,60011$54,145

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Pima Medical Institute Degree Programs (2007)

Medical Administration
Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary

Medical Support And Technology
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Therapy And Counseling
Physical Therapist Assistant

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What Sets Pima Medical Institute Apart:

Female % of student body
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 14%Pima Medical Institute Female % of student body
Number of students
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Top 17%Pima Medical Institute Number of students
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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Top 19%Pima Medical Institute Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in medical administration
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Top 19%Pima Medical Institute % of degrees in medical administration

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