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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. Arizona colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $5,899 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $11,762 per year.

About 35% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly 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 96,211 students at Grand Canyon University in total, 58,997 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 18,406 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Grand Canyon University 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.

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%.

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

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
1,279 Yearly Degrees
$9,552 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 72,485 undergraduates at UOPX - Arizona, of which 72,485 are full-time, and there are 94,724 students altogether. It takes the average UOPX - Arizona undergraduate about 5.3 years to complete their degree.

Approximately 78% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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

The total student population at Northern Arizona University is 30,733, of which 26,511 students are undergraduates and of those, 21,731 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. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Roughly 50% of students at NAU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans 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%!

Students who graduate from NAU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

The total student population at GateWay Community College - Phoenix is 5,067, which includes 1,283 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 9% of students at GateWay Community College take out loans to pay for college. 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 44,577 students at University of Arizona in total, 34,516 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 28,972 are full-time. For undergraduates at University of Arizona, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 36% of students at University of Arizona take out loans to pay for college. 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.

#6

Pima Community College

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

There are 4,708 full-time undergraduates at Pima County Community College District, and 19,512 students altogether. 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
311 Yearly Degrees
$11,338 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,513 undergraduates at ASU - Downtown Phoenix, of which 7,827 are full-time, and there are 11,420 students altogether. 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 school reports a student loan default rate of 6.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

#8

Arizona State University - Skysong

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

The total student population at Arizona State University - Skysong is 45,073, of which 34,540 students are undergraduates and of those, 13,369 are full-time. 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.

49% of ASU - Skysong students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,636 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 - Skysong is $38,300.

#9

Glendale Community College

Glendale, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
264 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.

Approximately 10% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,600 during the early-career years.

#10

Mesa Community College

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

There are 6,121 full-time undergraduates at Mesa Community College, and 20,351 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

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

Students who graduate from Mesa Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Yavapai College

Prescott, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
232 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.

14% of Yavapai College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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.

#12

Chamberlain University - Arizona

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

There are 641 students at Chamberlain - Arizona in total, 227 are full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at Chamberlain - Arizona, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted.

100% of Chamberlain - Arizona students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,167 a year. Chamberlain - Arizona has a 3.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Chamberlain - Arizona with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $67,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
208 Yearly Degrees

There are 856 full-time undergraduates at PMI Mesa, and 856 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 average amount of student loans is $8,006 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.0% 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 $26,700.

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

There are 3,672 students at Cochise College in total, 1,477 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 7% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,966 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Cochise College is $23,200.

#15

Brookline College - Phoenix

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

There are 1,437 undergraduates at Brookline College - Phoenix, of which 748 are full-time, and there are 1,451 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Approximately 87% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans 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

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.

1% of Eastern Arizona College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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

The total student population at Regional Center for Border Health is 120, which includes 120 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

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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Phoenix College is $26,300.

#19

Mohave Community College

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

There are 4,348 students at MCC in total, 863 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Roughly 14% of students at MCC take out loans to pay for college. 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 1,039 full-time undergraduates at Coconino Community College, and 3,582 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 average amount of student loans 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Coconino Community College is $26,200.

#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 8,602, 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 average amount of student loans 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 454 full-time undergraduates at PMI East Valley, and 454 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 typical student loan amount is $5,314 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from PMI East Valley is $26,700.

#23

Northland Pioneer College

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

The total student population at Northland Pioneer College is 3,008, which includes 591 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NPC is $19,700.

#24

Arizona Western College

Yuma, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
84 Yearly Degrees
$2,064 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,071 full-time undergraduates at AWC, and 7,500 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

3% of AWC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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%.

Students who graduate from AWC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
79 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Carrington College, Phoenix North is 1,644, which includes 1,644 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 42 to 1.

About 71% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 16% are men and 84% are women.

Roughly 34% of students at Carrington College, Phoenix take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Carrington College, Phoenix is $25,200.

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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