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38 Colleges
13,145 Yearly Graduations
$28,659 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$21,418 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 13,145 students received a teaching degree from a college in Arizona, making it rank #4 in terms of graduations. Arizona colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $7,165 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $13,860 per year.

About 31% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $5,355 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, Arizona
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
6,556 Yearly Degrees
$17,176 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Grand Canyon University is 90,253, of which 54,139 students are undergraduates and of those, 17,335 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 67%. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Approximately 70% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,135 a year. Grand Canyon University has a 5.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Grand Canyon University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
1,404 Yearly Degrees
$11,142 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 31,066 students at NAU in total, 27,072 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 21,891 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Roughly 50% of students at NAU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,822 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,400 during the early-career years.

#3

Arizona State University - Skysong

Scottsdale, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
1,354 Yearly Degrees
$9,123 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Arizona State University - Skysong is 38,540, of which 29,780 students are undergraduates and of those, 11,473 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

About 63% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 44% are men and 56% are women.

49% of ASU - Skysong students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,636 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,300 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
1,324 Yearly Degrees
$9,552 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 74,061 undergraduates at UOPX - Arizona, of which 74,061 are full-time, and there are 95,777 students altogether. For undergraduates at UOPX - Arizona, the average graduation time is 5.3 years.

Approximately 78% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,207 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UOPX - Arizona is $28,400.

Public Public vs. Private
618 Yearly Degrees
$11,338 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 51,585 students at ASU - Tempe in total, 42,844 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 39,396 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at ASU - Tempe is 87%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Of the accepted students, 52% are men and 48% are women.

Roughly 34% of students at ASU - Tempe take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,636 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,300 during the early-career years.

#6

University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
561 Yearly Degrees
$12,379 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Arizona is 44,097, of which 34,153 students are undergraduates and of those, 29,027 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at University of Arizona is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 36% of students at University of Arizona take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,744 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from University of Arizona with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Arizona State University - West

Glendale, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
196 Yearly Degrees
$10,803 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,047 undergraduates at ASU - West, of which 3,521 are full-time, and there are 4,445 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at ASU - West is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 80%. Around 38% of accepted students are men, and 62% are women.

Roughly 31% of students at ASU - West take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,419 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from ASU - West is $38,300.

#8

Pima Community College

Tucson, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
144 Yearly Degrees
$2,190 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 19,594 students at Pima County Community College District in total, 4,977 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

10% of Pima County Community College District students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,285 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Pima County Community College District with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
95 Yearly Degrees
$11,338 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,584 students at ASU - Downtown Phoenix in total, 8,702 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,787 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at ASU - Downtown Phoenix is 86%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 26% are men and 74% are women.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,611 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from ASU - Downtown Phoenix is $38,300.

Public Public vs. Private
92 Yearly Degrees
$10,803 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,095 students at ASU - Polytechnic in total, 4,515 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,899 are full-time. It takes the average ASU - Polytechnic undergraduate about 4.5 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Of the accepted students, 65% are men and 35% are women.

Approximately 35% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,833 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from ASU - Polytechnic with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Glendale Community College

Glendale, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
66 Yearly Degrees
$2,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,464 full-time undergraduates at Glendale Community College, and 17,942 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 10% of students at Glendale Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,004 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Glendale Community College is $28,600.

#12

Rio Salado College

Tempe, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
65 Yearly Degrees
$2,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,090 full-time undergraduates at Rio Salado College, and 18,304 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 30 to 1.

Roughly 47% of students at Rio Salado College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $2,965 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Rio Salado College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Northland Pioneer College

Holbrook, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
59 Yearly Degrees
$2,380 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,182 students at NPC in total, 621 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Students who graduate from NPC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $19,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Mesa Community College

Mesa, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
59 Yearly Degrees
$2,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,171 full-time undergraduates at Mesa Community College, and 20,387 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

14% of Mesa Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,396 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Mesa Community College is $29,600.

#15

Prescott College

Prescott, Arizona
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
53 Yearly Degrees
$32,553 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 456 undergraduates at Prescot College, of which 324 are full-time, and there are 827 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Prescot College is 4.1 years.

Around 95% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 30% are men and 70% are women.

Roughly 70% of students at Prescot College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,985 a year. Prescot College has a 6.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Prescot College is $25,000.

#16

Ottawa University - Phoenix

Phoenix, Arizona
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
51 Yearly Degrees
$12,316 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Ottawa University - Phoenix is 809, of which 344 students are undergraduates and of those, 225 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,500 during the early-career years.

#17

Arizona Western College

Yuma, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
50 Yearly Degrees
$2,064 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,166 full-time undergraduates at AWC, and 7,434 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 3% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,950 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from AWC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
46 Yearly Degrees
$2,112 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,670 students at Cochise College in total, 1,481 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 7% of students at Cochise College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,966 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Cochise College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

University of Arizona-South

Sierra Vista, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
45 Yearly Degrees
$9,291 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 429 students at UA South in total, 394 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 271 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

UA South has a 6.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

#20

Central Arizona College

Coolidge, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
44 Yearly Degrees
$2,580 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Central Arizona College is 5,044, which includes 1,714 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

10% of Pinal County Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,214 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 21.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,600 during the early-career years.

#21

Yavapai College

Prescott, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
37 Yearly Degrees
$2,492 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,646 full-time undergraduates at Yavapai College, and 7,314 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 14% of students at Yavapai College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,840 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Yavapai College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Eastern Arizona College

Thatcher, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
34 Yearly Degrees
$2,700 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Eastern Arizona College is 6,040, which includes 1,983 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

1% of Eastern Arizona College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,042 a year.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,700 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
27 Yearly Degrees
$2,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Paradise Valley Community College is 8,115, which includes 2,157 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

12% of Paradise Valley Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,196 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,300 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
27 Yearly Degrees
$2,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,114 full-time undergraduates at Chandler-Gilbert Community College, and 14,728 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Roughly 15% of students at Chandler-Gilbert Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,111 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,200 during the early-career years.

#25

Dine College

Tsaile, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
26 Yearly Degrees
$1,410 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Dine College is 1,519, which includes 842 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Students who graduate from Dine College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $15,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Arizona Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Estrella Mountain Community College 20
27 South Mountain Community College 18
28 Arizona Christian University 13
28 Phoenix College 13
30 Mohave Community College 11
31 Ottawa University - Surprise 10
32 Scottsdale Community College 9
33 International Baptist College and Seminary 6
34 East Valley Institute of Technology 4
34 Studio Academy of Beauty 4
36 GateWay Community College - Phoenix 3
37 Tohono O’Odham Community College 1
38 Coconino Community College 0

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