Glendale Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Glendale Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Glendale, Arizona

There are at least 4 colleges in Glendale, listed and described below. These schools represent 21,097 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 11,558 full-time students, and a reported 606 dorm rooms.

We also provide an extensive list of Arizona Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Glendale.

Featured Colleges in the Glendale Area (QuickSchools™)

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Phoenix, AZ

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  • Program Categories: Art and Design, Computers and Technology
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Associate

Phoenix Truck Driving Institute

Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix Truck Driving Institute trains students to not only pass their Commercial Driver's License (CDL) test, but to become the kind of professional driver that companies seek.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate

Utah College of Massage Therapy

Phoenix, AZ; Tempe, AZ

Do you want a career that offers the satisfaction of helping people and a work environment that is positive and exciting?  With the education you will receive at the Utah College of Massage Therapy, that career can be yours. 

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma

Arizona Automotive Institute

Glendale, AZ

If you are passionate about working with your hands and repairing mechanical equipment, our Automotive Service Technology program or our Diesel Heavy Truck program could be the right vocational training program for you.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma

Arizona College

Glendale, AZ

Arizona College prepares students to work in the 'real world' of medicine.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Associate, Diploma

Argosy University

Phoenix, AZ

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Program Categories: Business, Psychology, Counseling and Mental Health
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

Universal Technical Institute

Phoenix, AZ; Avondale, AZ

At Universal Technical Institute (UTI), you won’t just train for a career. 

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma

Brookline College

Phoenix, AZ; Tempe, AZ

Get hands-on training with Brookline College. We offer diploma and degree programs in the areas of health care, business, nursing, criminal justice, paralegal, and computer security.

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate

Arizona School of Massage Therapy

Phoenix, AZ; Tempe, AZ

Prepare for a Career That You Will Love … in Massage Therapy!

  • Program Categories: Health, Healthcare and Nursing
  • Degrees: Diploma

Avalon School of Cosmetology

Phoenix, AZ

Get started on your career with training from Avalon School of Cosmetology.

  • Program Categories:
  • Degrees: Diploma
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Glendale Colleges with Open Admissions

Schools open to most or all qualified applicants (qualifications vary).
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Glendale Community College
6000 W Olive Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: liberal arts and sciences, art studies, EMT paramedic, automobile mechanics, licensed practical nurse, fire-fighting, registered nursing, physical sciences
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 18,444 students, 10,023 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. On-campus daycare. Remedial services. Member of a national athletic association.

Colleges in Glendale with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

Midwestern University Glendale
19555 N 59th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308

  • Programs: Several programs. Most popular include: osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, physician assistant, biomedical sciences, nurse anesthetist, occupational therapy, podiatry, health professions
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,459 students, 512 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 318 student capacity.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Remedial services.

Thunderbird School of Global Management
1 Global Place
Glendale, AZ 85306-6000

  • Programs: international business
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Master's.
  • Student Body: 1,194 students, 1,023 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 288 student capacity.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. Study abroad option.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Avondale Colleges 5 35,883 6,233  
Mesa Colleges 15 396,375 26,109  
Phoenix Colleges 38 1,321,045 33,467 82
Scottsdale Colleges 9 202,705 11,002  
Tempe Colleges 12 158,625 72,715 9,275

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