Scottsdale Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

Scottsdale Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Scottsdale, Arizona

There are at least 6 colleges in Scottsdale, listed and described below. These schools represent 10,371 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 5,949 full-time students.

We also provide an extensive list of Arizona Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Scottsdale is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.

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The Art Institutes system of schools

Phoenix, AZ

With an education from an Art Institutes school, imagine what you could create.

  • Program Categories: Art and Design, Culinary Arts
  • Degrees: Associate, Bachelor

The Refrigeration School

Phoenix, AZ

Train for success in the heating, air conditioning and refrigeration industry at RSI.

  • Program Categories: Engineering and Architecture, Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Diploma, Associate


Phoenix, AZ

Other colleges make promises. CollegeAmerica delivers.

  • 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

Brookline College

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

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

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

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 College

Mesa, AZ

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

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

Avalon School of Cosmetology

Phoenix, AZ; Mesa, AZ

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

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  • Degrees: Diploma

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
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Scottsdale Colleges with Open Admissions

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

Scottsdale Community College
9000 E Chaparral Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85256

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: art studies, liberal arts and sciences, registered nursing, licensed practical nurse, business, interior design, business management, general studies
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Associate's.
  • Student Body: 10,371 students, 5,949 full-time equivalent.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. Weekend classes available. Credit for experience. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Remedial services. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.

Colleges in Scottsdale with Selective Admissions

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

Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy Scottsdale
7201 E. Camelback #100
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

  • Programs: cosmetology, trade and industrial teaching
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates.
  • Student Body: 301 students, 428 full-time equivalent.
  • SAT: not generally required.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance.
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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
Chandler Colleges 6 176,581 10,718  
Glendale Colleges 4 218,812 21,097 606
Mesa Colleges 15 396,375 26,109  
Phoenix Colleges 38 1,321,045 33,467 82
Tempe Colleges 12 158,625 72,715 9,275

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