Most of the colleges in Arizona are located around the greater Phoenix area. Schools range from four year colleges to vocational schools. Let’s look at some NCES stats about this state:
Salary BreakdownCollege Scorecard tells us alums from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (Prescott) earn the highest average salary. 10 years after starting school, the average alum from Embry Riddle earns $66,200. Meanwhile, the 2017 mean annual wage in Arizona is $49,290. You do the math!
College Scorecard tells us alums from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (Prescott) earn the highest average salary. 10 years after starting school, the average alum from Embry Riddle earns $66,200. Meanwhile, the 2017 mean annual wage in Arizona is $49,290. You do the math!
Arizona offers several in state tuition programs. The first is AZTransfer. This program helps community college students transfer their credits to either ASU, Northern Arizona University or University of Arizona. The goal of the program is to make college an option for all people in Arizona.
Residents may also qualify for the Arizona Board of Regent’s High Honors Tuition Scholarship. Known as the AIMS Scholarship, students can receive an award valued at 25% of the in state tuition cost.
Arizona is also a member of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). This program allows students to pursue degrees in one of 15 Western states at an in state tuition rate. According to WICHE, Arizona students have saved over $136 million out of state tuition since 1998. In 2018 that number was $18 million! Participating states include New Mexico and Utah.
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Source for school statistics and data is the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.
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