Colleges and Universities in Arizona

Ranking Institution name Tuition Control Acceptance Rate
1
Phoenix, Arizona
$10.188 Private For-Profit 0%
2
Tempe, Arizona
$23.654 Public 80%
3
Tucson, Arizona
$27.383 Public 77%
4
Flagstaff, Arizona
$22.093 Public 91%
5
Phoenix, Arizona
$22.319 Public 0%
6
Tucson, Arizona
$8.048 Public 0%
7
Mesa, Arizona
$22.319 Public 75%
8
Mesa, Arizona
$7.758 Public 0%
9
Phoenix, Arizona
$18.885 0%
10
Glendale, Arizona
$7.758 Public 0%
11
Glendale, Arizona
$22.497 Public 76%
12
Phoenix, Arizona
$17.000 Private For-Profit 55%
13
Chandler, Arizona
$7.758 Public 0%
14
Tempe, Arizona
$11.320 Private For-Profit 0%
15
Tempe, Arizona
$7.758 Public 0%
16
Scottsdale, Arizona
$7.758 Public 0%
17
Phoenix, Arizona
$7.758 Public 0%
18
Phoenix, Arizona
$7.758 Public 0%
19
Yuma, Arizona
$7.895 Public 0%
20
Avondale, Arizona
$7.758 Public 0%
21
Phoenix, Arizona
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
22
Avondale, Arizona
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
23
Coolidge, Arizona
$10.260 Public 0%
24
Thatcher, Arizona
$8.360 Public 0%
25
Phoenix, Arizona
$6.000 Private For-Profit 78%
26
Prescott, Arizona
$32.044 Private Non-Profit 79%
27
Phoenix, Arizona
$13.775 Private For-Profit 0%
28
Tucson, Arizona
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
29
Tucson, Arizona
$11.307 Private For-Profit 98%
30
Prescott, Arizona
$7.920 Public 0%
31
Douglas, Arizona
$6.000 Public 0%
32
Phoenix, Arizona
$7.758 Public 0%
33
Scottsdale, Arizona
$12.944 Private For-Profit 0%
34
Kingman, Arizona
$7.656 Public 0%
35
Mesa, Arizona
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
36
Phoenix, Arizona
$7.758 Public 0%
37
Holbrook, Arizona
$7.390 Public 100%
38
Phoenix, Arizona
$10.200 Private For-Profit 0%
39
Tempe, Arizona
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
40
Tsaile, Arizona
$805 Public 0%
41
Phoenix, Arizona
$6.795 Private For-Profit 0%
42
Flagstaff, Arizona
$9.285 Public 0%
43
Phoenix, Arizona
$0 0%
44
Tempe, Arizona
$19.700 Private For-Profit 78%
45
Phoenix, Arizona
$12.960 Private For-Profit 45%
46
Phoenix, Arizona
$17.416 Private For-Profit 97%
47
Tucson, Arizona
$13.194 Private For-Profit 0%
48
Glendale, Arizona
$31.964 Private For-Profit 0%
49
Tempe, Arizona
$0 Private For-Profit 41%
50
Phoenix, Arizona
$0 Private For-Profit 0%

Education in Arizona

As of June 2014, 26.24 of Arizona’s population aged over 25 had some college degree, compared to 21.29 for the entire United States. Two-year college graduates constituted 8.18, four-year graduates – 16.92 and Master graduates – 6.95 of the Arizona population.

Education of Arizona

As of June 2014, the Arizona’s average income per capita is 25571, compared to the average of 28051 for the United States, while the median household income is 50256. The unemployed people available workforce constituted 6.2 of the state’s population, while the job growth expected over the next decade is 37.2. The indicators of sales and income taxes were 8.3 and 3.36 respectively.

Cost of living in Arizona

If we take the average indicator for the entire United States as 100, the overall cost of living in the state of Arizona makes 102, with the cost of food being 103 and expenses for health care services such as stay in a hospital room, doctor’s and dentist’s appointments – 100. The state’s average indicator for the cost of housing, comprising mortgage, rent and taxes is 106. The index of Arizona’s charges for utilities services, such as heating, cooling, natural gas and electricity makes 95. The average transportation costs make 103, while other miscellaneous expenses, such as clothing, repairs, and entertainment constitute 98 points.

Air pollution and health in Arizona

Arizona’s index of air quality is 42.4 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better) according to EPA reports taking into account the days of ozone alert and volume of such pollutants as lead, carbon monoxide, sulfur and others. State’s weather quality is graded at 52 points out of 100 on the basis of such indices as toxic discharges, sediments, turbidity and pollutants. The index of Superfund sites is 84 compared to 71 for the entire country. In 2014, the number of physicians per 100,000 persons is 226 and the health cost index is lower compared to the average US index.

Climate in Arizona

Arizona’s annual rainfall is 10.8 inches, compared to 36.5 for the entire US. In winter the state gets the annual snowfall of 6.6, while the United States in general get 25. There are 41 days with measurable precipitation, and 286 sunny days per annum. In July, the average high temperature is 99.9 degrees Fahrenheit, and in January the average lowest is 32.7 degrees. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) makes 53 and is based on the combination of summer temperature and effect humidity on the population.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov