Arizona Best Colleges Comparison

View the Arizona Best Colleges Comparison and compare the schools with key academic characteristics such as tuition and test scores to get right decision.
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Colleges In Arizona Statistics

There are 145 colleges in Arizona - 35 public and 110 private schools. The 2020 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $17,188 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $19,201. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,158 and the average acceptance rate is 79% 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)
145 schools
(35 public, 110 private)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$11,125 (in-state)
$22,068 (out-of-state)
$5,713 (in-state)
$17,188 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$11,697 (in-state)
$19,301 (out-of-state)
$14,596 (in-state)
$19,201 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$7,647$5,203
Test Scores1,190 SAT, 24 ACT 1,158 SAT, 22 ACT
Acceptance Rate84.20% 78.67%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)32.40% 41.33%
Population389,997609,236
Undergraduate293,474505,298
Graduate96,523103,938
Graduation Rate36.64%49.80%
Transfer-out Rate37.00%22.40%
Students to Faculty Ratio18.31 to 117.89 to 1

Top Colleges In Arizona Comparison

Next table lists the top 16 colleges in Arizona for academic year 2019-2020. Arizona State University-Tempe 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 $22,068 for undergraduate programs $19,301 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top colleges in Arizona is 1,190 and the acceptance rate is 84.20%. The average students to faculty ratio is 18.31 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-Tempe
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Public, 4 yearsTempe, AZ
$29,428
($11,338)
$11,252 51,58586% 1,240 SAT
25 ACT
19 to 1
2 University of Arizona
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Public, 4 yearsTucson, AZ
$36,743
($12,716)
$11,230 44,09785% 1,235 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
$17,712 $4,720 478100% - 12 to 1
7 Arizona State University-Skysong
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Public, 4 yearsScottsdale, AZ
$10,928
($10,818)
$5,873 38,54064% - 23 to 1
8 Northern Arizona University
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Public, 4 yearsFlagstaff, AZ
$26,642
($11,896)
$9,380 31,06685% - 19 to 1
9 Grand Canyon University
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Private, 4 yearsPhoenix, AZ
$17,800 $7,074 90,25377% - 20 to 1
10 Prescott College
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Private, 4 yearsPrescott, AZ
$33,669 $13,268 82797% 1,123 SAT 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)
$7,213 429- - 8 to 1
13 Ottawa University-Phoenix
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Private, 4 yearsPhoenix, AZ
$12,316 $6,023 809- - 8 to 1
14 University of Phoenix-Arizona
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Private, 4 yearsPhoenix, AZ
$9,552 $3,809 95,777- - 55 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
$11,646 $4,086 8,777- - 38 to 1
Average$22,068
($11,125)
$7,647 389,99784.20% 1,190 SAT 18.31 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