Tohono O'Odham Community College

Overview of Tohono O'Odham Community College

Tohono O'Odham Community College is in a quiet rural area, in Sells, AZ. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Tohono O'Odham Community College earn degrees up to the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

There is a relatively broad range of courses and programs available at the school. The most common major fields study at Tohono O'Odham Community College include business and management, construction trades, family and social work.

Tohono O'Odham Community College Selectivity

All qualified applicants are admitted as the school offers open admission.


One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here Tohono O'Odham Community College does well in comparison to most schools.

Student Body

The school, in 2007-2008, had 154 students (108 full-time equivalent). A larger than average share of the students at Tohono O'Odham Community College are minorities. Adults changing careers are relatively common at the school.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Our mission is to enhance the unique Tohono OÆodham Himdag by strengthening individuals, families, and communities through holistic, quality higher education services. These services will include research opportunities and programs that address academic, life, and development skills."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Tohono O'Odham Community College

Tohono O'Odham Community College
Highway 86, Mile Post 115.5 N
Sells , AZ 85634-3129
General Phone: (520) 383-8401

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Tohono O'Odham Community College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Computer Science and Engineering15systems analyst
Family and Social Work7child development, child care provider, human services
Mechanics and Repair5electrical maintenance and repair
Liberal Arts2general studies, liberal arts and humanities
Business and Management1business management
Office and Administration0administrative assistant, general office occupations
Construction Trades0construction, carpentry, property management, plumbing
Education and Teaching0early childhood education
Production Trades0welding

Number of programs and degrees for Tohono O'Odham Community College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree216
Award of less than 1 academic year32
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years67
Award of at least 2 but less than 4 academic years01

Tohono O'Odham Community College Student Body

Tohono O'Odham Community College is a tribal college.

In 2007-2008, Tohono O'Odham Community College had a total enrollment of 154 students (108 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian 98%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 5%
20-21 8%
22-24 14%
25-29 17%
30-34 12%
35-39 14%
40-49 18%
50-64 12%

Tohono O'Odham Community College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 75 %
Part-Time 14 %

Tohono O'Odham Community College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Tohono O'Odham Community College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 1,080
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,672
Books and supplies $ 750

Financial Aid:
Tohono O'Odham Community College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 3784400)

Tohono O'Odham Community College Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track87

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year8$43,1337$42,615
All faculty totalcalendar year8$43,1337$42,615

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

Tohono O'Odham Community College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst

Construction Trades
Building/Property Maintenance and Management
Construction Trades, General
Plumbing Technology/Plumber

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Family And Social Work
Child Care Provider/Assistant
Child Development
Human Services, General

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other

Mechanics And Repair
Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology, Other

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services

Production Trades
Welding Technology/Welder

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library

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