Colleges in Arizona: Universities, Trade and Technical Schools

Arizona Colleges Summary

Arizona has more than 100 adult education institutions with a total enrollment of more than 400,000 students. This represents about 8.5% of the state's population, causing Arizona to rank 3rd in enrollment percentage across all the US States. The most well known colleges are the University of Arizona and Arizona State University. Collectively these schools have almost 90,000 students.

Arizona also has the 3rd highest rank in terms of colleges and career training institutions which are for profit, with more than 40% of the schools being for profit. As a result the majority of the schools do not require SAT scores (less than 10 percent), causing Arizona to rank 2nd lowest in this category across all states and the district of Columbia.

The Arizona Department of Education is located at 1535 West Jefferson Street in Phoenix. You can find the web site address at: http://www.ade.az.gov/.

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Colleges and Universities in Arizona

School City Students Dorms Open Admission Typical SAT Range
American Indian College of the Assemblies of God Phoenix 68 82 No
American Institute of Technology Phoenix 490   No
Arizona Academy of Beauty Tucson 47   Yes
Arizona Academy of Beauty North Tucson 51   Yes
Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Tucson 52   No
Arizona State University Tempe 51,481 8,845 No V: 470-590
M: 480-610
Arizona Western College Yuma 6,953 347 Yes
Carsten Institute Tempe 142   Yes
Central Arizona College Coolidge 4,951 426 Yes
Chandler/Gilbert Community College Chandler 10,277   Yes
Cochise College Douglas 4,133 250 Yes
Coconino County Community College Flagstaff 3,664   Yes
Dine College Tsaile 1,657 218 Yes
Earls Academy of Beauty Mesa 255   Yes
East Valley Institute of Technology Mesa 168   Yes
Eastern Arizona College Thatcher 5,314 418 Yes
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott Prescott 1,707 849 No V: 470-600
M: 500-640
Estrella Mountain Community College Avondale 5,973   Yes
GateWay Community College Phoenix Phoenix 6,874   Yes
Glendale Community College Glendale 18,444   Yes
Golf Academy of America Chandler Chandler 238   No
Hair Professionals Career College Inc Safford 53   Yes
HDS Truck Driving Institute Tucson 144   Yes
IIA College Mesa Mesa 176   Yes
IIA College Phoenix Phoenix 586   Yes
IIA College Tucson Tucson 358   Yes
International Academy of Hair Design Chandler 203   Yes
International Baptist College Chandler 61 110 Yes
Maricopa Beauty College Avondale 57   Yes
Maricopa Skill Center Phoenix 1,125   Yes
Mesa Community College Mesa 24,470   Yes
Midwestern University Glendale Glendale 1,459 318 No
Mohave Community College Kingman 5,879   Yes
Northern Arizona University Flagstaff 21,347 6,880 No V: 470-580
M: 470-590
W: 450-560
Northland Pioneer College Holbrook 4,686   Yes
Paradise Valley Community College Phoenix 8,574   Yes
Phoenix College Phoenix 11,097   Yes
Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine & Acupuncture Phoenix 102   No
Phoenix Seminary Phoenix 206   No
Pima Community College Tucson 32,982   Yes
Pima Medical Institute Mesa Mesa 958   Yes
Pima Medical Institute Tucson Tucson 900   Yes
Prescott College Prescott 1,007 31 No V: 490-650
M: 450-570
W: 470-590
Regency Beauty Institute Phoenix Phoenix 56   No
Regency Beauty Institute Tucson Tucson 42   No
Rio Salado College Tempe 18,331   Yes
Roberto Venn School of Luthiery Phoenix 35   Yes
Scottsdale Community College Scottsdale 10,371   Yes
South Mountain Community College Phoenix 4,254   Yes
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences Tempe 330   No
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts Tempe 1,116   Yes
Southwest Skill Center Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College Avondale 203   Yes
The Art Center Design College Tucson Tucson 311   No V: 438-550
M: 355-535
Thunderbird School of Global Management Glendale 1,194 288 No
Tohono O'Odham Community College Sells 154   Yes
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy Scottsdale Scottsdale 301   No
Tucson College of Beauty Tucson 93   No
Turning Point Beauty College Casa Grande 48   Yes
University of Advancing Technology Tempe 1,254 320 No
University of Arizona Tucson 37,217 5,800 No V: 480-600
M: 500-620
Yavapai College Prescott 9,060 370 Yes
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