The Cochise College Benson Center is a 13,000-square-foot facility that includes classrooms, computer labs, a learning center and interactive television capabilities. For-credit, developmental, GED, ESOL and personal interest classes are offered in the day and evening. Full-time staff assist students with admissions, registration, placement and GED testing, and financial aid.
The Douglas Campus is located in a scenic area between Douglas and Bisbee and serves approximately 1,000 students each semester with a diverse curriculum of general education, liberal arts, transfer and direct employment, and adult education programs in GED preparation and English Language Acquisition for adults. The campus includes residence halls for men and women, an on-campus airport and athletic facilities.
Extended Learning and Workforce Development
Extended Learning provides many of the college’s programs and services in communities throughout Cochise and Santa Cruz counties and beyond. Courses and services are scheduled through the Adult Education program, Benson Center, Center for Lifelong Learning, Correctional Education Division, Nogales/Santa Cruz Center, Online Campus, Small Business Development Center and the Willcox Center. Extended Learning utilizes facilities in public schools, businesses and public-sector agencies.
The Cochise College office on Fort Huachuca (Building 52104) provides full advising, credit evaluation and transcript services to military students and their families. Classes are usually offered in eight-week sessions and meet in Building 52104 and Building 21112.
Nogales/Santa Cruz Center
Cochise College began offering classes in two Santa Cruz County locations in October 2003, and in December 2006, the center relocated to the Santa Cruz Historic Courthouse at 21 E. Court Street in Nogales. Full-time staff assist students with admissions, registration, placement and GED testing and financial aid. Classes also meet at the education center and at area high schools.
Cochise College offers an expanding array of courses on the web, and students can pursue online degrees and certificates. These courses meet the same criteria as traditional classes and use resources of the Internet to enrich the educational experience. Through Online Campus, students can design their own class schedule. Visit the Online Campus to find information about courses, tuition and financial aid.
Sierra Vista Campus
The Sierra Vista Campus is located at the eastern edge of Sierra Vista, approximately one mile northeast of the junction of State Highways 90 and 92. The Sierra Vista Campus serves about 2,000 students each semester with a diverse curriculum of general education, transfer and direct employment programs, as well as adult education classes in GED preparation and English Language Acquisition for adults.
The Cochise College Willcox Center is located on Willcox Unified School District property near the community high school. The center, serving approximately 200 students with day and evening classes, opened in 2010 with several classrooms, computer and science labs, open study space, and interactive television capabilities. Full-time staff assist with admissions, registration, placement testing and financial aid.