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34 Colleges
$24,871 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,335 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Arizona ranked #9 in the nation for nursing degrees handed out in 2021. Around 13,023 students received some type of diploma that year. Arizona colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $6,218 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $11,919 per year.

About 36% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,084 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, Arizona
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
$17,205 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
60% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Grand Canyon University is 103,427, of which 63,752 students are undergraduates and of those, 19,937 are full-time. For undergraduates at Grand Canyon University, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Around 35% of accepted students are men, and 65% are women.

Approximately 60% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,010 a year. Grand Canyon University has a 1.5% 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 $37,384 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
$9,552 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
82% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at University of Phoenix - Arizona is 89,763, of which 69,408 students are undergraduates and of those, 69,408 are full-time. For undergraduates at UOPX - Arizona, the average graduation time is 5.5 years.

82% of UOPX - Arizona students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,956 a year. UOPX - Arizona has a 2.6% 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 UOPX - Arizona is $31,665.

#3

Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
$11,810 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
36% Freshmen Loans

There are 25,228 undergraduates at NAU, of which 20,642 are full-time, and there are 29,566 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at NAU is 4.3 years.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

36% of NAU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,623 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $43,866 during the early-career years.

#4

Arizona State University - Skysong

Scottsdale, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
$11,088 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Arizona State University - Skysong is 53,993, of which 40,485 students are undergraduates and of those, 15,678 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

About 70% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.5% 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 $49,895 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
$12,937 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
25% Freshmen Loans

There are 35,357 undergraduates at University of Arizona, of which 28,556 are full-time, and there are 45,601 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at University of Arizona is 4.3 years.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Approximately 25% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,970 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $47,045 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
$11,618 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
29% Freshmen Loans

There are 63,124 undergraduates at ASU - Tempe, of which 57,485 are full-time, and there are 74,795 students altogether. For undergraduates at ASU - Tempe, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 47% are men and 53% are women.

Roughly 29% of students at ASU - Tempe take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,451 a year. ASU - Tempe has a 1.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from ASU - Tempe with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $49,895 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

GateWay Community College

Phoenix, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
$2,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
13% Freshmen Loans

There are 4,670 students at GateWay Community College in total, 1,018 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 13% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,207 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,357 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
$20,652 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
100% Freshmen Loans

There are 725 students at Chamberlain - Arizona in total, 239 are full-time undergraduates. 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 36%. Of the accepted students, 25% are men and 75% are women.

100% of Chamberlain - Arizona students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,500 a year. Chamberlain - Arizona has a 0.5% 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 $76,330 during the early-career years.

#9

Pima Community College

Tucson, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
$2,298 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
6% Freshmen Loans

There are 15,544 students at Pima County Community College District in total, 3,365 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

6% of Pima County Community College District students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,854 a year. Pima County Community College District has a 3.9% 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 Pima County Community College District is $32,461.

#10

Glendale Community College

Glendale, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
$2,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
7% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Glendale Community College is 14,374, which includes 4,133 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 7% of students at Glendale Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,478 a year. Glendale Community College has a 3.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Glendale Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,302 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Mesa Community College

Mesa, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
$2,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
10% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Mesa Community College is 16,948, which includes 4,975 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 10% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,385 a year. Mesa Community College has a 4.0% 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 Mesa Community College is $35,136.

#12

Brookline College - Phoenix

Phoenix, Arizona
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
88% Freshmen Loans

There are 1,511 undergraduates at Brookline College - Phoenix, of which 1,434 are full-time, and there are 1,552 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 88% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,177 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Brookline College - Phoenix with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,444 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Mohave Community College

Kingman, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
$2,136 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
10% Freshmen Loans

There are 654 full-time undergraduates at MCC, and 3,654 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 10% of students at MCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,327 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MCC is $30,130.

#14

Scottsdale Community College

Scottsdale, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
$2,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
6% Freshmen Loans

There are 7,634 students at Scottsdale Community College in total, 2,013 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 6% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,407 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,258 during the early-career years.

#15

Phoenix College

Phoenix, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
$2,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
6% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Phoenix College is 9,538, which includes 2,224 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 6% of students at Phoenix College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,835 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,157 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
$2,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
8% Freshmen Loans

There are 2,006 full-time undergraduates at Paradise Valley Community College, and 6,575 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 8% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,585 a year. Paradise Valley Community College has a 3.4% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Paradise Valley Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,458 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Arizona College - Glendale

Tempe, Arizona
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
$24,000 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
100% Freshmen Loans

There are 524 full-time undergraduates at Arizona College - Glendale, and 524 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Arizona College - Glendale is 87%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Around 13% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Roughly 100% of students at Arizona College - Glendale take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $13,061 a year. Arizona College - Glendale has a 2.6% 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 $29,717 during the early-career years.

#17

Arizona College - Tempe

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There are 931 students at Arizona College - Tempe in total, 543 are full-time undergraduates.

#19

Coconino Community College

Flagstaff, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
$3,254 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
20% Freshmen Loans

There are 879 full-time undergraduates at Coconino Community College, and 3,289 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Approximately 20% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,930 a year. Coconino Community College has a 2.8% 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 $34,372 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
$2,184 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
4% Freshmen Loans

There are 3,327 students at Cochise College in total, 1,310 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

4% of Cochise College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,258 a year. Cochise College has a 2.9% 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 Cochise College is $31,156.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
85% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Carrington College, Phoenix North is 986, which includes 986 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 38 to 1.

85% of Carrington College, Phoenix students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,943 a year. Carrington College, Phoenix has a 4.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Carrington College, Phoenix with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,391 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Yavapai College

Prescott, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
$2,680 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
6% Freshmen Loans

There are 6,009 students at Yavapai College in total, 1,454 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

6% of Yavapai College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,565 a year. Yavapai College has a 3.7% 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 $33,199 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
$2,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
9% Freshmen Loans

There are 13,395 students at Chandler-Gilbert Community College in total, 3,797 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

9% of Chandler-Gilbert Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,497 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Chandler-Gilbert Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,485 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
74% Freshmen Loans

There are 822 students at PMI Mesa in total, 822 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 74% of students at PMI Mesa take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,768 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from PMI Mesa is $34,052.

#25

Eastern Arizona College

Thatcher, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
$2,232 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
1% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Eastern Arizona College is 4,392, which includes 1,301 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 1% of students at Eastern Arizona College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,750 a year.

Students who graduate from Eastern Arizona College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,972 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Arizona Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
27 Arizona Western College 61
28 Central Arizona College 53
29 Carrington College-Mesa 52
29 Midwestern University - Glendale 52
31 Ottawa University - Phoenix 43
31 Pima Medical Institute - Tucson 43
33 Northland Pioneer College 40
34 Carrington College-Tucson 37

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