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37 Colleges
13,443 Yearly Graduations
$23,597 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$22,339 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 13,443 students received a nursing degree from a college in Arizona, making it rank #10 in terms of graduations. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $5,899 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $11,762 a year.

An estimated 35% of college students in Arizona take out loans, with the average loan amount being $5,585 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, Arizona
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
6,521 Yearly Degrees
$17,176 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 54,139 undergraduates at Grand Canyon University, of which 17,335 are full-time, and there are 90,253 students altogether. 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 typical student loan amount 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%.

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

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
1,279 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. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 38 to 1.

78% of UOPX - Arizona students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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.

#3

Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
622 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. It takes the average NAU undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 81% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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.

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

The total student population at GateWay Community College - Phoenix is 5,081, which includes 1,156 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Approximately 9% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from GateWay Community College is $32,800.

#5

University of Arizona

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

There are 34,153 undergraduates at University of Arizona, of which 29,027 are full-time, and there are 44,097 students altogether. 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%. Around 43% of accepted students 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. University of Arizona has a 6.0% 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 University of Arizona is $36,900.

#6

Pima Community College

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

The total student population at Pima Community College is 19,594, which includes 4,977 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 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%.

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
311 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. ASU - Downtown Phoenix has a freshman retention rate of 86%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 77%. Around 26% of accepted students 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. 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 - Downtown Phoenix is $38,300.

#8

Arizona State University - Skysong

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

There are 29,780 undergraduates at ASU - Skysong, of which 11,473 are full-time, and there are 38,540 students altogether. 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.

Approximately 49% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%!

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

#9

Glendale Community College

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

There are 17,942 students at Glendale Community College in total, 5,464 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%.

Students who graduate from Glendale Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#10

Mesa Community College

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

The total student population at Mesa Community College is 20,387, which includes 6,171 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 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%.

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

#11

Yavapai College

Prescott, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
232 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.

14% of Yavapai College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Yavapai College is $25,400.

#12

Chamberlain University - Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
227 Yearly Degrees
$19,780 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 271 full-time undergraduates at Chamberlain - Arizona, and 692 students altogether. For undergraduates at Chamberlain - Arizona, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%.

Approximately 100% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,167 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Chamberlain - Arizona is $67,100.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
208 Yearly Degrees

There are 708 full-time undergraduates at PMI Mesa, and 708 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,006 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from PMI Mesa with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

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

7% of Cochise College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,966 a year. Cochise College has a 6.8% 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 $23,200 during the early-career years.

#15

Brookline College - Phoenix

Phoenix, Arizona
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
179 Yearly Degrees

There are 1,251 students at Brookline College - Phoenix in total, 1,235 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 708 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

87% of Brookline College - Phoenix students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,637 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%.

Students who graduate from Brookline College - Phoenix with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $18,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Eastern Arizona College

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

There are 1,983 full-time undergraduates at Eastern Arizona College, and 6,040 students altogether. 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.

Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
133 Yearly Degrees

There are 74 students at Regional Center for Border Health in total, 74 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Approximately 7% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,262 a year.

#18

Phoenix College

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

The total student population at Phoenix College is 10,959, which includes 2,645 full-time undergraduates. 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 typical student loan amount 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.

#19

Mohave Community College

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

There are 809 full-time undergraduates at MCC, and 4,071 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Approximately 14% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,233 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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

#20

Coconino Community College

Flagstaff, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
116 Yearly Degrees
$2,930 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,103 full-time undergraduates at Coconino Community College, and 3,719 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 33% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,388 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Coconino Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Scottsdale Community College

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

The total student population at Scottsdale Community College is 8,744, which includes 2,229 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

16% of Scottsdale Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Scottsdale Community College is $31,300.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
108 Yearly Degrees

There are 340 full-time undergraduates at PMI East Valley, and 340 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,314 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,700 during the early-career years.

#23

Northland Pioneer College

Holbrook, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
85 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.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $19,700 during the early-career years.

#24

Arizona Western College

Yuma, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
84 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from AWC is $22,100.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
79 Yearly Degrees

There are 401 full-time undergraduates at Carrington College, Phoenix, and 475 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 42 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 71%. Around 16% of accepted students are men, and 84% are women.

Roughly 34% of students at Carrington College, Phoenix take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,731 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Carrington College, Phoenix with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Arizona Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 East Valley Institute of Technology 74
26 Chandler-Gilbert Community College 74
28 Paradise Valley Community College 60
29 Midwestern University - Glendale 48
30 Pima Medical Institute - Tucson 47
31 Estrella Mountain Community College 46
32 Brookline College - Tempe 37
33 Central Arizona College 34
34 Arizona College - Tempe 29
35 Brookline College - Tucson 15
36 Ottawa University - Phoenix 8
37 GateWay Community College - Central City 0

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