Arizona Best Colleges Comparison

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Colleges In Arizona Statistics

There are 152 colleges in Arizona - 36 public and 116 private schools. The 2020 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $17,817 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $19,246. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,164 and the average acceptance rate is 81% for Arizona Best Colleges Comparison.
Next table shows the key academic facts for all colleges in Arizona. You may want to check more statistics and compare all Arizona colleges at Arizona Statistics page.
2019-2020 Colleges In Arizona Statistics
Top 16 colleges in ArizonaAll colleges in Arizona
Number of Schools16 schools
(8 public, 8 private)
152 schools
(36 public, 116 private)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$11,129 (in-state)
$22,162 (out-of-state)
$5,755 (in-state)
$17,817 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$11,786 (in-state)
$19,139 (out-of-state)
$14,674 (in-state)
$19,246 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$8,175$5,413
Test Scores1,198 SAT, 23 ACT 1,164 SAT, 23 ACT
Acceptance Rate80.60% 80.52%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)31.90% 42.29%
Population442,552640,380
Undergraduate333,438523,513
Graduate109,114116,867
Graduation Rate38.14%51.84%
Transfer-out Rate29.75%18.06%
Students to Faculty Ratio20.25 to 117.51 to 1

Top Colleges In Arizona Comparison

Next table lists the top 16 colleges in Arizona for academic year 2019-2020. Arizona State University Campus Immersion ranked top in the Arizona Best Colleges Comparison and University of Arizona and Arizona State University-West follows it. The 2020 average tuition & fees is $22,162 for undergraduate programs $19,139 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top colleges in Arizona is 1,198 and the acceptance rate is 80.60%. The average students to faculty ratio is 20.25 to 1 for top colleges in Arizona. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
2019-2020 Top colleges in Arizona Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Arizona State University Campus Immersion
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Public, 4 yearsTempe, AZ
$29,438
($11,348)
$10,666 74,79588% 1,210 SAT
25 ACT
18 to 1
2 University of Arizona
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Public, 4 yearsTucson, AZ
$37,258
($12,736)
$12,861 45,60187% 1,245 SAT
25 ACT
15 to 1
3 Arizona State University-West
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Public, 4 yearsGlendale, AZ
$27,988
($10,803)
$8,693 4,44582% 1,155 SAT
22 ACT
12 to 1
4 Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix
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Public, 4 yearsPhoenix, AZ
$29,428
($11,338)
$9,985 11,58482% 1,175 SAT
23 ACT
14 to 1
5 Arizona State University-Polytechnic
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Public, 4 yearsMesa, AZ
$27,988
($10,803)
$9,587 5,09584% 1,210 SAT
24 ACT
18 to 1
6 DeVry University-Arizona
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Private, 4 yearsPhoenix, AZ
$17,488 $4,367 21753% - 8 to 1
7 Arizona State University Digital Immersion
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Public, 4 yearsScottsdale, AZ
$10,928
($10,818)
$5,862 53,99370% - 26 to 1
8 Northern Arizona University
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Public, 4 yearsFlagstaff, AZ
$26,642
($11,896)
$10,239 29,56678% - 22 to 1
9 Grand Canyon University
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Private, 4 yearsPhoenix, AZ
$17,800 $7,683 103,42783% - 21 to 1
10 Prescott College
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Private, 4 yearsPrescott, AZ
$34,701 $15,736 97099% 1,193 SAT
20 ACT
9 to 1
11 Argosy University-Phoenix
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Private, 4 yearsPhoenix, AZ
$13,704 $5,300 444- - 7 to 1
12 University of Arizona-Sierra Vista
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Public, 4 yearsSierra Vista, AZ
$33,845
($9,291)
$9,522 395- - 12 to 1
13 Ottawa University-Phoenix
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Private, 4 yearsPhoenix, AZ
$11,704 $5,897 1,051- - 6 to 1
14 University of Phoenix-Arizona
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Private, 4 yearsPhoenix, AZ
$9,552 $4,114 89,763- - 77 to 1
15 Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division
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Private, 4 yearsChandler, AZ
$13,704 $4,854 5,791- - 16 to 1
49 American InterContinental University
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Private, 4 yearsChandler, AZ
$12,418 $5,437 15,415- - 43 to 1
Average$22,162
($11,129)
$8,175 442,55280.60% 1,198 SAT 20.25 to 1
*Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020