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Tempe Colleges and Schools

Colleges in Tempe, Arizona

There are at least 12 colleges in Tempe, listed and described below. These schools represent 72,715 or more students (full-time and part-time), a combined student body equivalent to 69,959 full-time students, and a reported 9,275 dorm rooms.

The largest schools here include Arizona State University and Rio Salado College.

We also provide an extensive list of Arizona Colleges.

Of Note For College Students

  • Tempe is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.
  • There are a lot of studio and one-bedroom apartments in Tempe.
  • A lot of people walk and bicycle in Tempe.

Education Institutes in Tempe
Total Number of Educational Institutes
16
Total Enrollment in all institutes
207,453
Number of Public Educational Institutes
3
Number of Private For-Profit Institutes
12
Number of Private Non-Profit Institutes
1
Graduation Rate
7.25%
Total Graduates With Bachelors Degree
4,435
On Campus and Online Programs in Tempe
Number of Institutes Offering on-campus programs
2
Number of Institutes Offering on-line programs
4
Number of Institutes Offering both
10
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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Colleges and Universities in Tempe
SchoolTotal EnrollmentInstitution LevelAvg In-State TuitionPrograms Offered
Arizona State University-Tempe51,869Four or more years9,684329
Maricopa Community College System OfficeN/AAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/AN/A
Rio Salado College18,636At least 2 but less than 4 years2,06498
Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences612Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A1
University of Advancing Technology694Four or more years19,93718
Carsten Institute of Cosmetology12Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A3
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences376Four or more yearsN/A1
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts952At least 2 but less than 4 yearsN/A21
Utah College of Massage Therapy-Tempe250Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A3
Sessions College for Professional Design114At least 2 but less than 4 years7,80012
University of Phoenix-Arizona131,629Four or more years11,219137
Aveda Institute-Phoenix164Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A3
ITT Technical Institute-TempeN/AFour or more yearsN/AN/A
International Academy of Hair Design55Less than 2 years (below associate)N/A4
Western International University1,658Four or more years6,00022
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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