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48 Colleges
33,751 Yearly Graduations
$35,804 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$25,780 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 33,751 students received a business degree from a college in Arizona, making it rank #6 in terms of graduations. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Arizona is $8,951 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $14,429 a year.

An estimated 42% of college students in Arizona take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,445 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
14,461 Yearly Degrees
$9,552 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Phoenix - Arizona is 94,724, of which 72,485 students are undergraduates and of those, 72,485 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 38 to 1.

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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,400 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
4,489 Yearly Degrees
$11,338 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Arizona State University - Tempe is 53,286, of which 44,461 students are undergraduates and of those, 41,182 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at ASU - Tempe. The freshman retention rate is 87%.

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.

34% of ASU - Tempe students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,636 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

#3

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, Arizona
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
3,797 Yearly Degrees
$17,176 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Grand Canyon University is 96,211, of which 58,997 students are undergraduates and of those, 18,406 are full-time. For undergraduates at Grand Canyon University, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

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

Roughly 70% of students at Grand Canyon University take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,135 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Grand Canyon University is $28,400.

#4

University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
2,146 Yearly Degrees
$12,379 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 44,577 students at University of Arizona in total, 34,516 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 28,972 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

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

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,744 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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.

#5

Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
1,656 Yearly Degrees
$11,142 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 26,511 undergraduates at NAU, of which 21,731 are full-time, and there are 30,733 students altogether. It takes the average NAU undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

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

50% of NAU students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

#6

Rio Salado College

Tempe, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
1,130 Yearly Degrees
$2,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,171 full-time undergraduates at Rio Salado College, and 19,103 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 30 to 1.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,600 during the early-career years.

#7

Arizona State University - Skysong

Scottsdale, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
1,063 Yearly Degrees
$9,123 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 34,540 undergraduates at ASU - Skysong, of which 13,369 are full-time, and there are 45,073 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 63%. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,636 a year. ASU - Skysong has a 6.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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

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

There are 4,353 full-time undergraduates at Chandler-Gilbert Community College, and 15,585 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Approximately 15% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,111 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Chandler-Gilbert Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

The total student population at Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix is 11,420, of which 8,513 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,827 are full-time. For undergraduates at ASU - Downtown Phoenix, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

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

41% of ASU - Downtown Phoenix students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,611 a year. ASU - Downtown Phoenix has a 6.2% 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 ASU - Downtown Phoenix is $38,300.

#10

Mesa Community College

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

The total student population at Mesa Community College is 20,351, which includes 6,121 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 14% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,600 during the early-career years.

#11

Glendale Community College

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

There are 18,054 students at Glendale Community College in total, 5,458 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

10% of Glendale Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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

Eastern Arizona College

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

The total student population at Eastern Arizona College is 6,027, which includes 1,762 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 1% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

#13

Phoenix College

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

There are 2,832 full-time undergraduates at Phoenix College, and 11,109 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

7% of Phoenix College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,082 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Phoenix College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Arizona State University - West

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

There are 4,929 students at ASU - West in total, 4,601 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 4,076 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at ASU - West is 4.3 years.

About 80% of students who apply get accepted. 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 typical student loan amount is $5,419 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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

#15

Pima Community College

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

The total student population at Pima Community College is 19,512, which includes 4,708 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Roughly 10% of students at Pima County Community College District take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Pima County Community College District is $25,800.

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

The total student population at Estrella Mountain Community College is 10,120, which includes 3,258 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

13% of Estrella Mountain Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,280 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Estrella Mountain Community College is $27,500.

#17

Scottsdale Community College

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

The total student population at Scottsdale Community College is 8,602, which includes 2,151 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 16% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,473 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Scottsdale Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

There are 7,900 students at Paradise Valley Community College in total, 2,307 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 12% of students at Paradise Valley Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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
183 Yearly Degrees
$10,803 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,611 undergraduates at ASU - Polytechnic, of which 4,030 are full-time, and there are 5,243 students altogether. For undergraduates at ASU - Polytechnic, the average graduation time is 4.5 years.

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.

Roughly 35% of students at ASU - Polytechnic take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,833 a year. ASU - Polytechnic has a 6.2% 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 ASU - Polytechnic is $38,300.

#20

Yavapai College

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

There are 1,627 full-time undergraduates at Yavapai College, and 7,428 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 14% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,400 during the early-career years.

#21

South Mountain Community College

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

There are 4,321 students at South Mountain Community College in total, 1,222 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 13% of students at South Mountain Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,328 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from South Mountain Community College is $25,800.

#22

DeVry University - Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
109 Yearly Degrees
$15,308 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 267 undergraduates at DeVry University - Arizona, of which 135 are full-time, and there are 328 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 83% of accepted students are men, and 17% are women.

50% of DeVry University - Arizona students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,237 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from DeVry University - Arizona is $32,600.

#23

Central Arizona College

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

There are 1,557 full-time undergraduates at Pinal County Community College, and 4,793 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 10% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Pinal County Community College is $24,600.

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

There are 1,283 full-time undergraduates at GateWay Community College, and 5,067 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

9% of GateWay Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,488 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from GateWay Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#25

Northland Pioneer College

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

There are 3,008 students at NPC in total, 591 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.

Other Arizona Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Arizona Western College 60
27 Mohave Community College 58
28 Arizona Christian University 52
29 Ottawa University - Phoenix 47
30 Dine College 42
31 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott 35
32 Cochise County Community College District 29
33 National Paralegal College 27
33 Coconino Community College 27
35 CollegeAmerica - Phoenix 26
36 Ottawa University - Surprise 22
37 University of Advancing Technology 12
38 Tohono O’Odham Community College 9
39 Brookline College - Tucson 8
40 Brookline College - Phoenix 7
41 University of Arizona-South 6
42 East Valley Institute of Technology 4
42 CollegeAmerica - Flagstaff 4
44 International Baptist College and Seminary 2
45 Brookline College - Tempe 0
45 Prescott College 0
45 Southwest University of Visual Arts - Tucson 0
45 Bryan University 0

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