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126

Number of
4-year colleges in Arizona

694,036

Students attending
4-year colleges in Arizona

$14,025

Average
in-state tuition

$16,955

Average
out-of-state tuition

Best colleges in Arizona 2018

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

260 Forbes

Best colleges in Arizona 2018

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ

Total undergraduates: 46,038
Acceptance rate: 82%
Average annual cost: -
Average salary: $45,400
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Best colleges in Arizona 2018

Arizona State University - Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

Tempe, AZ

260 Forbes

Best colleges in Arizona 2018

Arizona State University - Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

Tempe, AZ

Total undergraduates: 3,054
Acceptance rate: 71%
Average annual cost: -
Average salary: $45,400
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Best colleges in Arizona 2018

Collins College

Phoenix, AZ

Best colleges in Arizona 2018

Collins College

Phoenix, AZ

Total undergraduates: 132
Acceptance rate: -
Average annual cost: -
Average salary: $25,700
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Best colleges in Arizona 2018

Dine College

Tsaile, AZ

Dine College is rooted in Dine language and culture, our mission is to advance quality post-secondary student learning and development to ensure the well-being of the Dine People.

Best colleges in Arizona 2018

Dine College

Tsaile, AZ

Total undergraduates: 1,973
Acceptance rate: -
Average annual cost: -
Average salary: $20,400
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Best colleges in Arizona 2018

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott

Prescott, AZ

275 Forbes
Our mission is to teach the science, practice and business of aviation and aerospace, preparing students for productive careers and leadership roles in service around the world. Our technologically enriched, student-centered environment emphasizes learning through collaboration and teamwork, concern for ethical and responsible behavior, cultivation of

Best colleges in Arizona 2018

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott

Prescott, AZ

Total undergraduates: 2,543
Acceptance rate: 76%
Average annual cost: $32,681
Average salary: $62,400
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Best colleges in Arizona 2018

Everest College-Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ

Best colleges in Arizona 2018

Everest College-Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ

Total undergraduates: 3,802
Acceptance rate: -
Average annual cost: $21,247
Average salary: $28,600
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Best colleges in Arizona 2018

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ

Best colleges in Arizona 2018

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, AZ

Total undergraduates: 10,655
Acceptance rate: 56%
Average annual cost: $21,168
Average salary: $49,200
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Best colleges in Arizona 2018

Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ

535 Forbes

Best colleges in Arizona 2018

Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ

Total undergraduates: 29,609
Acceptance rate: 78%
Average annual cost: -
Average salary: $39,300
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Best colleges in Arizona 2018

Prescott College

Prescott, AZ

It is the mission of Prescott College to educate students of diverse ages and backgrounds to understand, thrive in, and enhance our world community and environment. We regard learning as a continuing process and strive to provide an education that will enable students to live productive lives while achieving a balance between self-fulfillment and servic

Best colleges in Arizona 2018

Prescott College

Prescott, AZ

Total undergraduates: 459
Acceptance rate: 68%
Average annual cost: $25,280
Average salary: $32,500
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Best colleges in Arizona 2018

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

231 Forbes

Best colleges in Arizona 2018

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

Total undergraduates: 36,862
Acceptance rate: 78%
Average annual cost: -
Average salary: $45,800
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Our Methodology

We show up to 10 universities for our "best colleges" section. These universities are chosen based on Forbes or US News rank (depending on what you've chosen) and sorted alphabetically. If there are fewer than 10 universities that are Forbes (or US News) ranked, we add alphabetically. Forbes' 2016 Rank of America's Best Colleges factors in post-graduate success (including salaries and awards like MacArthur Fellowships, National Academy of Sciences seats, and performing arts honors), student debt, student satisfaction, graduation rate, and academic success (which includes how many students go on to get advanced degrees or receive prestigious fellowships).

Read more about the rankings. US News' 2016 Best Colleges Rankings are also based on a variety of factors, including graduation and retention rates, undergraduate academic reputation, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, graduation rate, and alumni giving rate. Read more about their methodology. You can also sign up for a free RaiseMe profile to customize your college search by location, popular majors and more!

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