Colleges/Universities


Arizona Western College (AWC), with its main campus just seven miles from Yuma, has branch centers in San Luis, Somerton, Wellton and MCAS-Yuma. In addition, AWC has branches in Quartzsite and Parker.  AWC offers two-year Associate Degrees of Arts (A.A.) and Applied Science (A.A.S.) along with vocational certificates. Most AWC courses are university parallel for the convenience of transfer students.

Arizona Western College
2020 S. Avenue 8E                    P.O. Box 929
Yuma, AZ 85365                         Yuma, AZ 85366
(928) 317-6000
www.azwestern.edu  

 

Northern Arizona University (NAU), shares a campus with Arizona Western College and offers bachelor's and graduate programs in southwest Arizona, by using resident faculty and state-of-the-art distance learning technologies such as web and interactive television courses. In the bachelors program, AWC provides the freshman and sophomore courses and NAU provides the junior and senior courses.

Northern Arizona University - Yuma Branch Campus
2020 S. Avenue 8E                    P. O. Box 6236
Yuma, AZ 85365                         Yuma, AZ 85366 
(928) 317-6400
www.yuma.nau.edu 

Northern Arizona University (NAU) is also located on the Marine Corps Air Station – Yuma under an education services agreement. NAU provides educational services and classes on station to Marines, Sailors and their dependents. A dedicated Admission Counselor is housed in the Education Center Building to serve military and military dependents in achieving their educational goals.  

Northern Arizona University – at MCAS
MCAS Yuma Education Center
Shaw Avenue
BLDG 850   Rm #113
Yuma, AZ 85365
(928) 523-0097
Yuma – MCAS campus (http://ec.nau.edu/AZCampuses/YumaMarineCorpsAirStation/ )

 

Arizona State University (ASU), has been on the AWC campus since January 2016.  ASU offers Yuma County residents the opportunity for certain specialty degrees, including Criminology and Secondary Education.  

 

University of Phoenix offers programs for the busy professional to complete a bachelor's or master's degree with five or six week courses, one night a week.

University of Phoenix
899 East Plaza Circle 
Yuma, AZ 85364
1-800-366-9699
(928) 341-0233

 

 

Technical Training

ACME Staffing
550 E. 32nd St., Suite 2
Yuma, AZ 85365
(928) 344-8367
E-mail: yuma@acmestaffing.com

AWC- Small Business Development Center
1351 S Redondo Center Dr. 
Yuma, AZ 85365
(928) 317-6151
Email: randy.nelson@azwestern.edu

Hunter Employment Services
2450 S. 4th Ave., #102 
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 341-4664
E-Mail: info@hunteremployment.com

Goodwill Career Center
3097 S. 8th Ave.
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 343-7600 

Arizona @ Work
(formerly Yuma Private Industry Council) 
3834 W. 16th St.
Yuma 85364
(928) 329-0990
www.arizonaatwork.com/contact/ 




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