Best Arizona Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in Arizona for 2022

There are 48 colleges and universities in Arizona enrolling 692,482 students. Explore the list of top colleges in Arizona below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Arizona offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

 Arizona is home to nationally ranked institutions like University of Arizona, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott and Arizona State University. The highest ranked college in Arizona is University of Arizona and the top rated public state college is also University of Arizona.

Local college options can be explored in Phoenix, Tucson, Mesa and Chandler or other cities.


48 results

List of the Best Arizona Colleges

University of Arizona
A
Tucson, AZ
University of Arizona

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in Arizona

  • 45,601enrollment
  • $15,620net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1350SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.43Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott
E
Prescott, AZ
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in Arizona

  • 3,004enrollment
  • $36,356net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1320SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.61Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Arizona State University
A
Tempe, AZ
Arizona State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in Arizona

  • 74,795enrollment
  • $14,653net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1320SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.52Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Collins College
C
Phoenix, Arizona
 
Collins College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 980enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

American Indian College of the Assemblies of God Inc
A
Phoenix, AZ
 
American Indian College of the Assemblies of God Inc

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 99enrollment
  • $16,658net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

College America Flagstaff
C
Flagstaff, AZ
 
College America Flagstaff

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 7enrollment
  • $24,502net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Arizona Western College
A
Yuma, AZ
 
Arizona Western College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,487enrollment
  • $9,747net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Oct 15

Southwest University of Visual Arts Tucson
S
Tucson, AZ
 
Southwest University of Visual Arts Tucson

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 125enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Central Arizona College
C
Coolidge, AZ
 
Central Arizona College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,076enrollment
  • $6,017net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Brown Mackie College Tucson
B
Tucson, AZ
 
Brown Mackie College Tucson

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 171enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Cochise College
C
Douglas, AZ
 
Cochise College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,327enrollment
  • $6,446net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.97Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

DeVry University Arizona
D
Phoenix, Arizona
 
DeVry University Arizona

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2,012enrollment
  • -net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Eastern Arizona College
E
Thatcher, AZ
 
Eastern Arizona College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,392enrollment
  • $9,498net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Glendale Community College
G
Glendale, AZ
Glendale Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 14,374enrollment
  • $9,597net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Grand Canyon University
G
Phoenix, AZ
Grand Canyon University

Private 4 Year

6 reviews

 

  • 103,427enrollment
  • $20,818net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

GateWay Community College
G
Phoenix, AZ
 
GateWay Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,670enrollment
  • $10,692net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Feb 9

Mesa Community College
M
Mesa, AZ
Mesa Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 16,948enrollment
  • $10,337net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Mohave Community College
M
Kingman, AZ
Mohave Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,654enrollment
  • $7,105net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA