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Arizona Healthcare Colleges

60 Colleges
32,091 Yearly Graduations
$32,428 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$23,993 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Arizona ranked #8 in the nation for healthcare degrees handed out in 2019. Around 32,091 students received some type of diploma that year. Arizona colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $8,107 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $13,089 per year.

About 46% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $5,998 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, Arizona
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
8,642 Yearly Degrees
$17,176 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 58,997 undergraduates at Grand Canyon University, of which 18,406 are full-time, and there are 96,211 students altogether. It takes the average Grand Canyon University undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 67% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 65% are women.

Roughly 70% of students at Grand Canyon University take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,135 a year. Grand Canyon University has a 5.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Grand Canyon University is $28,400.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
4,631 Yearly Degrees
$9,552 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Phoenix - Arizona is 94,724, of which 72,485 students are undergraduates and of those, 72,485 are full-time. For undergraduates at UOPX - Arizona, the average graduation time is 5.3 years.

Roughly 78% of students at UOPX - Arizona take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,207 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,400 during the early-career years.

#3

University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
1,595 Yearly Degrees
$12,379 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Arizona is 44,577, of which 34,516 students are undergraduates and of those, 28,972 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 84%. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

36% of University of Arizona students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,744 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,900 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
1,347 Yearly Degrees

There are 1,931 students at PMI Tucson in total, 1,931 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

56% of PMI Tucson students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,802 a year. PMI Tucson has a 7.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from PMI Tucson is $26,700.

#5

Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
1,266 Yearly Degrees
$11,142 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 30,733 students at NAU in total, 26,511 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 21,731 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at NAU is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 81%. Of the accepted students, 36% are men and 64% are women.

50% of NAU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,822 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 6.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,400 during the early-career years.

#6

Midwestern University - Glendale

Glendale, Arizona
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,001 Yearly Degrees

The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Midwestern University - Glendale with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $87,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
989 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Carrington College, Phoenix North is 1,644, which includes 1,644 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 42 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 71%. Around 16% of accepted students are men, and 84% are women.

Roughly 34% of students at Carrington College, Phoenix take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,731 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Carrington College, Phoenix is $25,200.

#8

Pima Community College

Tucson, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
962 Yearly Degrees
$2,190 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Pima Community College is 19,512, which includes 4,708 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 26 to 1.

Approximately 10% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,285 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Pima County Community College District is $25,800.

Public Public vs. Private
747 Yearly Degrees
$2,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,067 students at GateWay Community College in total, 1,283 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 9% of students at GateWay Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,488 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,800 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
664 Yearly Degrees
$11,338 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,420 students at ASU - Downtown Phoenix in total, 8,513 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,827 are full-time. For undergraduates at ASU - Downtown Phoenix, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 26% are men and 74% are women.

41% of ASU - Downtown Phoenix students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,611 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from ASU - Downtown Phoenix is $38,300.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
654 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Pima Medical Institute - Mesa is 856, which includes 856 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,006 a year. PMI Mesa has a 7.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from PMI Mesa with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Pima Medical Institute - Phoenix

Phoenix, Arizona
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
590 Yearly Degrees

There are 755 students at PMI Phoenix in total, 755 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

64% of PMI Phoenix students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,515 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

#13

Arizona State University - Skysong

Scottsdale, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
585 Yearly Degrees
$9,123 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Arizona State University - Skysong is 45,073, of which 34,540 students are undergraduates and of those, 13,369 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

About 63% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

49% of ASU - Skysong students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,636 a year. ASU - Skysong has a 6.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from ASU - Skysong is $38,300.

#14

Glendale Community College

Glendale, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
568 Yearly Degrees
$2,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Glendale Community College is 18,054, which includes 5,458 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Approximately 10% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,004 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Glendale Community College is $28,600.

#15

Mesa Community College

Mesa, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
530 Yearly Degrees
$2,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Mesa Community College is 20,351, which includes 6,121 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Roughly 14% of students at Mesa Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $3,396 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Mesa Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
523 Yearly Degrees

There are 454 full-time undergraduates at PMI East Valley, and 454 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,314 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from PMI East Valley is $26,700.

#17

Brookline College - Phoenix

Phoenix, Arizona
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
445 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Brookline College - Phoenix is 1,451, of which 1,437 students are undergraduates and of those, 748 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Approximately 87% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,637 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Brookline College - Phoenix with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $18,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

Yavapai College

Prescott, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
418 Yearly Degrees
$2,492 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Yavapai College is 7,428, which includes 1,627 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

14% of Yavapai College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,840 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Yavapai College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $25,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#19

Phoenix College

Phoenix, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
413 Yearly Degrees
$2,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Phoenix College is 11,109, which includes 2,832 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

7% of Phoenix College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,082 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Phoenix College is $26,300.

Public Public vs. Private
373 Yearly Degrees

There are 600 students at GateWay Community College in total, 360 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

15% of GateWay Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,042 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,800 during the early-career years.

#21

Arizona College - Glendale

Glendale, Arizona
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
347 Yearly Degrees
$15,841 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 479 students at Arizona College - Glendale in total, 479 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Approximately 100% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,886 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 23.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Arizona College - Glendale with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#22

Eastern Arizona College

Thatcher, Arizona
Public Public vs. Private
314 Yearly Degrees
$2,700 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Eastern Arizona College is 6,027, which includes 1,762 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

1% of Eastern Arizona College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,042 a year.

Students who graduate from Eastern Arizona College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $24,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
301 Yearly Degrees
$2,070 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,307 full-time undergraduates at Paradise Valley Community College, and 7,900 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

12% of Paradise Valley Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,196 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Paradise Valley Community College is $30,300.

#24

Bryan University

Tempe, Arizona
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
269 Yearly Degrees
$10,111 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,115 full-time undergraduates at Bryan University, and 1,115 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 35 to 1.

87% of Bryan University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,525 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Bryan University is $31,100.

Public Public vs. Private
258 Yearly Degrees
$2,112 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,477 full-time undergraduates at Cochise College, and 3,672 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 7% of students at Cochise College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,966 a year. Cochise College has a 6.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Cochise College is $23,200.

Other Arizona Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Arizona College - Mesa 230
27 Chamberlain University - Arizona 227
28 Regional Center for Border Health 221
28 Mohave Community College 221
28 Arizona School of Integrative Studies 221
31 Arizona State University - Tempe 208
32 Rio Salado College 194
33 East Valley Institute of Technology 188
34 Chandler-Gilbert Community College 180
35 Brookline College - Tempe 177
36 Coconino Community College 150
37 Florida Career College - UEI College - Phoenix 134
38 Southwest Institute of Healing Arts 133
39 Central Arizona College 131
39 Arizona Western College 131
41 Scottsdale Community College 126
42 Northland Pioneer College 110
43 Brookline College - Tucson 102
44 Allen School - Phoenix 93
45 CollegeAmerica - Phoenix 83
46 Estrella Mountain Community College 76
47 Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences 71
48 Dine College 48
49 Prescott College 45
50 Ottawa University - Phoenix 40
51 Arizona College - Tempe 29
52 Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine & Acupuncture 25
53 DeVry University - Arizona 21
54 CollegeAmerica - Flagstaff 18
55 South Mountain Community College 8
55 Arizona State University - West 8
57 Arizona School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine 6
58 Charles of Italy Beauty College 4
59 Ottawa University - Surprise 0
59 Tohono O’Odham Community College 0

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