Arizona Trucking Schools

About Trucking Schools in Arizona
Total Schools:
29
Undergraduate Programs:
16
Graduate Programs:
2
Average Tuition Cost:
$3,700
Average Loan Amount:
$6,567
Average Scholarship Award:
$2,617
Average Classroom Size:
23 Students

Locate a Truck Driving Schools Near You

If you are ready to start a new career driving a truck or working on trucks, there are 23 schools in Arizona that you can attend. Arizona has many affordable educational options, with an overall average tuition rate of $1,962. There are also many scholarship options in Arizona; the average scholarship award in the state is $2,594. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

  • Our student program helps you launch a rewarding truck driving career.
  • CRST helps hundreds of students earn their Class A License every year.
  • Military Apprenticeship Program
  • Earn Your CDL
  • State Wide Acceptance
  • Refresher courses
  • Nationally recognized truck driver training

In addition to more traditional scholarships, there are special financial aid opportunities that can save you money on your education. For instance, if you attend a Swift Professional Truck Driver Training course, you pay $3900 up front. However, if you work for Swift for 26 months, they will reimburse you.

How to Choose Your Perfect Trucking School in Arizona

Tuition and financial aid are not the only factors that should influence your school decision. Class size is another incredibly important factor that is often overlooked! Small class sizes have numerous benefits. They allow you to work more closely with your professors, giving you the chance to ask questions and get one-on-one help. There are several schools in Arizona with small class sizes: American Institute of Technology, CDL Truck School Inc., Cochise College, M.S. Carriers Professional Driving Academy, and Mohave Community College, to name a few.

If you're planning on earning your Commercial Driver's License, it's important to find a school that offers training in the class you want to work in. Some schools, particularly dedicated trucking schools, have many options. Western Truck School is a good example. They allow you to prepare for Class A certification, Class B certification, and an additional passenger/bus endorsement.

You may be able to earn a competitive salary as a new trucker or diesel mechanic. As a trucker, you can earn a higher salary as an owner-operator. If you are a diesel mechanic, you can earn more with ASE certification. The average salary for a trucker is , and the average salary for a diesel mechanic is $42,330 per year (BLS, 2012).

Below you can find a graph outlining Arizona trucking and diesel mechanic salaries compared to the nationwide average. All data was retrieved from (2015).





There are many employment options in Arizona for you as a new trucking or diesel graduate. As a trucker, you may work for any one of many local trucking companies. If you're a diesel graduate, you may work for a trucking company, leasing center, or repair shop. Major trucking employers include C.R. England, Gordon Trucking, and CRST Expedited. The demand for truckers is expected to increase by and the demand for diesel mechanics is expected to increase by (O*Net, 2012).

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(Phoenix,
AZ)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
• Small Class Sizes
(Phoenix,
AZ)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Glendale,
AZ)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$2,390 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Yuma,
AZ)
• Medium Campus
• Urban Setting
$1,728 Tuition Cost
$5,219 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Phoenix,
AZ)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$5,718 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
CDL Truck School Inc.
(Phoenix,
AZ)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Coolidge,
AZ)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs, • Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Medium Campus
• Rural Setting
$2,160 Tuition Cost
$2,626 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
Cochise College - Douglas
(Douglas,
AZ)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Cochise College - Sierra Vista
(Sierra Vista,
AZ)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
Cochise College - Wilcox
(Wilcox,
AZ)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Tsaile,
AZ)
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$720 Tuition Cost
$806 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Thatcher,
AZ)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Medium Campus
• Rural Setting
$1,760 Tuition Cost
$4,247 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Glendale,
AZ)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Large Campus
• Suburban Setting
$1,824 Tuition Cost
$1,413 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Tucson,
AZ)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Small Campus
• Rural Setting
$3,747 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
• Small Class Sizes
M. S. Carriers Professional Driving Academy - Phoenix
(Phoenix,
AZ)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Kingman,
AZ)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Medium Campus
• Rural Setting
$2,280 Tuition Cost
$858 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Kingman,
AZ)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Tucson,
AZ)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
• Large Campus
• Urban Setting
$1,524 Tuition Cost
$2,034 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Kingman,
AZ)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Tempe,
AZ)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
Southwest Truck Driver Training
(Phoenix,
AZ)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Phoenix,
AZ)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Avondale,
AZ)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Small Campus
• Suburban Setting
$2,150 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Phoenix,
AZ)
• Large Campus
• Urban Setting
$10,467 Tuition Cost
$896 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Tucson,
AZ)
• Small Campus
• Urban Setting
$10,734 Tuition Cost
$657 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards
(Glendale,
AZ)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Phoenix,
AZ)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Tucson,
AZ)
• Offers Truck Driving Programs
(Prescott,
AZ)
• Offers Diesel Mechanic Programs
• Medium Campus
• Urban Setting
$1,824 Tuition Cost
$3,879 Scholarship and Financial Aid Awards