2020 Arizona Colleges Comparison

Arizona College Overview

For the academic year 2019-2020, 116 colleges are active for serving college programs in Arizona. By school types, there are thirty-three public schools and eighty-three private schools. By school levels, thirty-eight 4-years (or high) schools, thirty-eight 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and forty less than 2 years schools (career, technical or vocational schools) are active based on the IPEDS data.
Of the 116 Arizona schools, Arizona State University-Tempe ranked first and University of Arizona ranked second (view more at Arizona college rankings). The 2020 average tuition & fees of all Arizona colleges is $9,727 for Arizona residents and $17,147 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 78.67% and the average SAT score is 1,158. The average number of students is 4,970 and the average student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Arizona colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.
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2020 Arizona Colleges Comparison Table

The following table lists colleges located in Arizona ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
Arizona State University-Tempe
Tempe, AZ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$29,428$27,0481,24086.00%51,58563%19 to 1
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$36,743$33,3991,23585.00%44,09765%15 to 1
Arizona State University-West
Glendale, AZ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$27,988$24,4321,15582.00%4,44548%12 to 1
Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$29,428$27,0481,17582.00%11,58458%14 to 1
Arizona State University-Polytechnic
Mesa, AZ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$27,988$24,4321,21084.00%5,09545%18 to 1
DeVry University-Arizona
Phoenix, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,712$17,552-100.00%47833%12 to 1
Arizona State University-Skysong
Scottsdale, AZ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$10,928$6,724-64.00%38,5404%23 to 1
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, AZ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$26,642$19,487-85.00%31,06657%19 to 1
Grand Canyon University
Phoenix, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,800$11,436-77.00%90,25341%20 to 1
Prescott College
Prescott, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$33,669$15,3751,12397.00%82733%9 to 1
University of Arizona-Sierra Vista
Sierra Vista, AZ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$33,845$32,637--429-8 to 1
Ottawa University-Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,316$11,770--809-8 to 1
University of Phoenix-Arizona
Phoenix, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,552$17,096--95,77715%55 to 1
American InterContinental University
Chandler, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,646$12,846--8,77720%38 to 1
Arizona Western College
Yuma, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$9,830---7,43425%18 to 1
Scottsdale Community College
Scottsdale, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$7,854---8,74419%19 to 1
Brookline College-Tempe
Tempe, AZ
Private, 2-4 years
$28,500---37355%20 to 1
Cortiva Institute-Tempe
Tempe, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,914---190-15 to 1
Central Arizona College
Coolidge, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$5,160---5,04419%17 to 1
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc
Avondale, AZ
Private, 2-4 years
$38,100---1,86969%37 to 1
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences
Tempe, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$21,240--360--
CollegeAmerica-Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,600---48842%30 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Flagstaff
Flagstaff, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,200---3769%16 to 1
Yavapai College
Prescott, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$9,332---7,31430%18 to 1
Arizona College-Glendale
Glendale, AZ
Private, 2-4 years
$15,841---42873%24 to 1
Aveda Institute-Tucson
Tucson, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,200--33.00%15781%17 to 1
Avalon School of Cosmetology-Mesa
Mesa, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,200---35672%17 to 1
Carrington College-Phoenix East
Phoenix, AZ
Private, 2-4 years
$49,285---312-14 to 1
International Baptist College and Seminary
Chandler, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,900$7,740--7890%4 to 1
Arizona College-Mesa
Mesa, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,841---77170%17 to 1
School of Architecture at Taliesin
Scottsdale, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$39,749$38,900--19--
University of Advancing Technology
Tempe, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,378$18,200-87.00%75845%11 to 1
East Valley Institute of Technology
Mesa, AZ
Public, Less than 2 years
$16,005---57386%20 to 1
Turning Point Beauty College
Casa Grande, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$6,350---24672%10 to 1
Pima Medical Institute-Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
Private, 2-4 years
$14,190---54770%25 to 1
Maricopa Community College System Office
Tempe, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
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Phoenix Seminary
Scottsdale, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$8,999$9,200--250--
Empire Beauty School-Avondale
Avondale, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,200---16253%21 to 1
United Education Institute - UEI College - Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,900---31552%20 to 1
Mohave Community College
Kingman, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$6,972---4,07116%13 to 1
Kor Beauty Academy
Peoria, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,250---14-20 to 1
Phoenix College
Phoenix, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$7,854---10,95916%19 to 1
Studio Academy of Beauty
Chandler, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,155---39876%11 to 1
Carrington College-Phoenix North
Phoenix, AZ
Private, 2-4 years
$14,763--90.00%47565%39 to 1
CollegeAmerica-Flagstaff
Flagstaff, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,600---6233%11 to 1
Pima Medical Institute-Tucson
Tucson, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$21,206---1,85170%25 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,000---12264%15 to 1
Brookline College-Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$85,000---1,25139%16 to 1
Rio Salado College
Tempe, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$7,854---18,3047%31 to 1
National Paralegal College
Phoenix, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$7,995$6,045--80639%50 to 1
South Mountain Community College
Phoenix, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$7,854---4,07523%19 to 1
Coconino Community College
Flagstaff, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$3,119---3,71915%25 to 1
Cortiva Institute-Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,914---286-20 to 1
Charles of Italy Beauty College
Lake Havasu City, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,500---4370%18 to 1
Western International University
Tempe, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$6,000$8,352--90511%11 to 1
Avalon School of Cosmetology-Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,200---33060%21 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Chandler
Chandler, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,200---4830%13 to 1
Bryan University
Tempe, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,755$4,100--1,08320%28 to 1
Midwestern University-Glendale
Glendale, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$46,824$47,512--3,823--
International School of Cosmetology-Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy
Scottsdale, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,600---7480%12 to 1
Eastern Arizona College
Thatcher, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$9,120---6,04040%17 to 1
Pima Medical Institute-Mesa
Mesa, AZ
Private, 2-4 years
$14,770---70869%25 to 1
Brookline College-Tucson
Tucson, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,225---29053%25 to 1
Glendale Community College
Glendale, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$7,854---17,94217%22 to 1
Paradise Valley Community College
Phoenix, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$7,854---8,11524%20 to 1
Tohono O'Odham Community College
Sells, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$932---45917%9 to 1
Aveda Institute-Phoenix
Tempe, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,200---14178%11 to 1
All Beauty College
Lake Havasu City, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,000---1675%16 to 1
GateWay Community College
Phoenix, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$7,854---5,08121%15 to 1
Estrella Mountain Community College
Avondale, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$7,854---9,97620%25 to 1
Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine & Acupuncture
Phoenix, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,345$17,946--88--
Regional Center for Border Health
Somerton, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$5,132---74100%10 to 1
Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc-Motorcycle Mechanics Institute Division
Phoenix, AZ
Private, 2-4 years
$22,950---95269%32 to 1
Arizona Culinary Institute
Scottsdale, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$25,990---11394%10 to 1
Ottawa University-Surprise
Surprise, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$31,000$13,4281,06043.00%655-11 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Tucson
Tucson, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,200---10258%18 to 1
Northland Pioneer College
Holbrook, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$9,851---3,18218%15 to 1
Carrington College-Mesa
Mesa, AZ
Private, 2-4 years
$49,253---541-26 to 1
Cortiva Institute-Scottsdale
Scottsdale, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,642---69-15 to 1
Pima Medical Institute-East Valley
Mesa, AZ
Private, 2-4 years
$14,190---34075%25 to 1
Arizona Academy of Beauty-East
Tucson, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,700---5757%20 to 1
All Beauty College
Fort Mohave, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,000---845%8 to 1
Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery
Phoenix, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,950---2095%6 to 1
Pure Aesthetics Natural Skincare School
Tucson, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,190---4971%9 to 1
Southwest University of Visual Arts-Tucson
Tucson, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$23,069$21,100--12517%10 to 1
Arizona Christian University
Glendale, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$29,250-98568.00%77650%14 to 1
Allen School-Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,718---4187%17 to 1
Cochise County Community College District
Sierra Vista, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$6,240---3,67025%16 to 1
Empire Beauty School-NW Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,200---8748%16 to 1
Arizona Board of Regents
Phoenix, AZ
Public, 4 years
four-years
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Sessions College for Professional Design
Tempe, AZ
Private, 2-4 years
$10,740---16060%8 to 1
Cortiva Institute-Tucson
Tucson, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,317---99-30 to 1
GateWay Community College-Central City
Phoenix, AZ
Public, Less than 2 years
$1,200---63163%13 to 1
Golf Academy of America-Phoenix
Chandler, AZ
Private, 2-4 years
$37,402---107-16 to 1
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott
Prescott, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$37,864$19,6361,24066.00%2,77669%17 to 1
Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences
Tempe, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,659---56849%12 to 1
HDS Truck Driving Institute
Tucson, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,775---13485%14 to 1
Arizona School of Integrative Studies
Tucson, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,000---14991%7 to 1
All Beauty College
Kingman, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,000---3751%15 to 1
Chandler-Gilbert Community College
Chandler, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$7,854---14,72823%29 to 1
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts
Tempe, AZ
Private, 2-4 years
$13,075---90329%20 to 1
Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Tucson, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,923$19,931--34--
Mesa Community College
Mesa, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$7,854---20,38718%22 to 1
American Institute of Interior Design
Fountain Hills, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$12,050---1990%14 to 1
Tucson College of Beauty
Tucson, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,800---7569%13 to 1
Sonoran Desert Institute
Tempe, AZ
Private, 2-4 years
$10,630---1,75559%50 to 1
Dine College
Tsaile, AZ
Public, 4 years
four-years
$1,410---1,51912%14 to 1
Chamberlain University-Arizona
Phoenix, AZ
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,766--100.00%69240%10 to 1
International Barber College
Chandler, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,125---13-20 to 1
American Institute of Trucking
Phoenix, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,570---244-7 to 1
Carrington College-Tucson
Tucson, AZ
Private, 2-4 years
$14,763--87.00%227-34 to 1
Pima Community College
Tucson, AZ
Public, 2-4 years
$7,566---19,59421%19 to 1
Fortis College-Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ
Private, 2-4 years
$13,215---5459%8 to 1
Platt College-Arizona Automotive Institute Arizona
Glendale, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$20,663---69248%22 to 1
Refrigeration School Inc
Phoenix, AZ
Private, 2-4 years
$19,924---91268%34 to 1
Penrose Academy
Scottsdale, AZ
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,650---25692%14 to 1
Average$17,147$18,9361,15878.67%4,97051%18 to 1