Arizona Colleges List

The best college in Arizona on the University Rankings is the University of Arizona (find out more) placed 60th in the USA rankings and 76th in the world rankings. Other renown colleges in the state include the Arizona State University (79th USA; 94th world; more), and the Northern Arizona University (Ranked as the 546th best college by Forbes; more info).

List of Arizona Colleges

NameAddressTypeNumber of UG StudentsIn-State TuitionOut of State TuitionAcceptance RateFounded
A.T. Still University of Health Sciences5850 East Still Circle, Mesa, AZ 85206Private3,293 (Grad)1892
American Indian College of the Assemblies of God10020 N. 15th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85021Private$12,000$12,0001957
Arizona Christian University2625 E. Cactus Road, Phoenix, AZ 85032Private635$22,465$22,46560%1960
Arizona State University Tempe (main Campus)University Drive & Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85287Public38375$9,811$23,31280%1885
ASU Downtown Phoenix Campus411 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004Public8564$9,861$23,65475%2006
ASU Polytechnic Campus7001 East Williams Field Road, Mesa, AZ 85212Public3312$9,545$22,49774%1996
ASU West Campus4701 West Thunderbird Road, Glendale, AZ 85306Public3250$9,811$23,31275%1984
DeVry University-Phoenix2149 West Dunlap Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85021Private9421967
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University3700 Willow Creek Road, Prescott, AZ 86301Private1813$31,648$31,64878%1926
Frank Lloyd Wright School of ArchitectureTaliesin West, PO Box 4430, Scottsdale, AZ 85261Private(Grad only)$40,800$40,8001932
Grand Canyon University3300 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85017Private33194$18,600$18,60041%1949
Midwestern University-Glendale campus19555 North 59th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85308Private2356 (Total)1995
Northcentral University10000 E. University Drive, Prescott Valley, AZ 86314Private4361996
Northern Arizona UniversitySouth San Francisco Street, Flagstaff, AZ 86001Public22670$9,990$22,51091%1899
Prescott College220 Grove Avenue, Prescott, AZ 86301Private545$25,640$25,64073%1966
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences2140 East Broadway Road, Tempe, AZ 85282Private340 (Grad)1992
Southwest University of Visual Arts2525 N Country Club Road, Tucson, AZ 85716Private455$34,541$34,54196%1983
Thunderbird School of Global Management1 Global Place, Glendale, AZ 85306Private1,015 (Grad)1946
University of Advancing Technology2625 W. Baseline Road, Tempe, AZ 85283Private900$19,700$19,7001983
University of ArizonaTucson, AZ 85721Public31670$10,581$28,37978%1885
University of Phoenix4635 E Elwood Street, Phoenix, AZ 85040Private249,500 (System total)1976
Western International University1601 W. Fountainhead Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85282Private1495$6,000$6,0001978

Size wise the largest colleges by undergraduate student body are the Arizona State University Tempe (main Campus) (38,375 students) and the Grand Canyon University (33,194 students). While the smallest establishments on the list of Arizona colleges include Northcentral University (436 students) and the Southwest University of Visual Arts (455 students).

Cost wise, of the main public higher education establishments the cheapest tuition fees are offered by the ASU Polytechnic Campus (In-state tuition: $9,545; Out of state fees: $22,497), and the ASU West Campus (In-state: $9,811; Out of state: $23,312).

Conversely the highest priced public college is the University of Arizona ($10,581 In-state tuition fees and $28,379 Out of state fees).

Of the private institutions, the lowest priced establishments are Western International University ($6,000) and the American Indian College of the Assemblies of God ($12,000), whilst the most expensive universities for undergraduates in Arizona state is the Southwest University of Visual Arts ($34,541).

The most selective colleges are the Grand Canyon University (41% acceptance rate) and Arizona Christian University (60%). The oldest college in Arizona are the University of Arizona and the Arizona State University Tempe, both established in 1885.

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