College Costs in Arizona

The 2024 Directory of Arizona Colleges and Prices

Arizona Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2024

How much does it cost to attend college in Arizona?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Arizona was $9,771 for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is $5,359 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Arizona cheaper than average as the 42nd most expensive state or district to attend college. This is a change of $923 from the 2019-2020 average of $8,848 and represents a 10.43% annual increase in tuition costs. The list of Arizona colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

This analysis surveyed tuition data from the 47 colleges and universities in Arizona, the most popular being University of Phoenix Online Campus with 252,238 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $9,467. Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott is the most expensive in Arizona with an in-state tuition of $37,512.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020-2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021-2022 academic year.


47 results

Arizona State University
A
Tempe, AZ

Arizona State University

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

$10,710 Tuition

#3 Best Colleges in Arizona

  • 77,881enrollment
  • $14,653net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1100-1320SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.54Avg GPA

University of Arizona
A
Tucson, AZ

University of Arizona

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

$11,299 Tuition

#1 Best Value in Arizona

  • 48,274enrollment
  • $15,620net price
  • 87%acceptance rate
  • 1120-1370SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

Grand Canyon University
G
Phoenix, AZ

Grand Canyon University

Private 4 Year

12 reviews

$16,500 Tuition

 

  • 103,072enrollment
  • $20,818net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Northern Arizona University
N
Flagstaff, AZ

Northern Arizona University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

$10,650 Tuition

 

  • 28,711enrollment
  • $15,692net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

University of Phoenix Online Campus
P
Phoenix, Arizona

University of Phoenix Online Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$9,467 Tuition

 

  • 252,238enrollment
  • $14,252net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Mesa Community College
M
Mesa, AZ

Mesa Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

$2,040 Tuition

 

  • 16,494enrollment
  • $10,337net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Sep 1

Phoenix College
P
Phoenix, AZ
 

Phoenix College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,040 Tuition

 

  • 9,050enrollment
  • $9,655net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Pima Community College
P
Tucson, AZ

Pima Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,088 Tuition

 

  • 15,000enrollment
  • $3,696net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Glendale Community College
G
Glendale, AZ

Glendale Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

$2,040 Tuition

 

  • 13,882enrollment
  • $9,597net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 2

Prescott College
P
Prescott, AZ
 

Prescott College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$32,976 Tuition

#2 Best Private Colleges in Arizona

  • 1,047enrollment
  • $23,225net price
  • 99%acceptance rate
  • 1095-1290SAT range
  • 15-24ACT range
  • 3.19Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 15

Estrella Mountain Community College
E
Avondale, AZ
 

Estrella Mountain Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,040 Tuition

 

  • 8,516enrollment
  • $9,110net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott
E
Prescott, AZ

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

$37,512 Tuition

#1 Best Private Colleges in Arizona

  • 3,071enrollment
  • $36,356net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1350SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA

Arizona Western College
A
Yuma, AZ
 

Arizona Western College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,700 Tuition

 

  • 8,081enrollment
  • $9,747net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Arizona Christian University
A
Phoenix, AZ
 

Arizona Christian University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$28,874 Tuition

#3 Best Private Colleges in Arizona

  • 1,053enrollment
  • $28,962net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 960-1170SAT range
  • 16-23ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA

Central Arizona College
C
Coolidge, AZ
 

Central Arizona College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,580 Tuition

 

  • 4,841enrollment
  • $6,017net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Paradise Valley Community College
P
Phoenix, AZ
 

Paradise Valley Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,040 Tuition

 

  • 5,965enrollment
  • $9,950net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Scottsdale Community College
S
Scottsdale, AZ
 

Scottsdale Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,040 Tuition

 

  • 7,320enrollment
  • $10,547net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Yavapai College
Y
Prescott, AZ

Yavapai College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,600 Tuition

 

  • 7,550enrollment
  • $6,872net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Cochise College
C
Douglas, AZ
 

Cochise College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,184 Tuition

 

  • 3,473enrollment
  • $6,446net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.97Avg GPA

South Mountain Community College
S
Phoenix, AZ
 

South Mountain Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,040 Tuition

 

  • 3,597enrollment
  • $9,697net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

GateWay Community College
G
Phoenix, AZ
 

GateWay Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,040 Tuition

 

  • 4,673enrollment
  • $10,692net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Rio Salado College
R
Tempe, AZ
 

Rio Salado College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,040 Tuition

 

  • 15,682enrollment
  • $9,017net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Coconino Community College
C
Flagstaff, AZ
 

Coconino Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$3,254 Tuition

 

  • 2,929enrollment
  • $12,885net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Western International University
W
Phoenix, AZ
 

Western International University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$6,000 Tuition

 

  • 905enrollment
  • $5,911net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Dine College
D
Tsaile, AZ

Dine College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

$1,320 Tuition

 

  • 1,315enrollment
  • $10,604net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Arizona College of Allied Health
A
Glendale, AZ
 

Arizona College of Allied Health

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

$21,786 Tuition

 

  • 1,094enrollment
  • $21,910net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

University of Phoenix Phoenix Hohokam Campus
P
Phoenix, Arizona
 

University of Phoenix Phoenix Hohokam Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$10,560 Tuition

 

  • 5,249enrollment
  • $18,743net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

University of Phoenix Southern Arizona Campus
P
Tucson, Arizona
 

University of Phoenix Southern Arizona Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$10,547 Tuition

 

  • 2,098enrollment
  • $19,039net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Eastern Arizona College
E
Thatcher, AZ
 

Eastern Arizona College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,160 Tuition

 

  • 4,583enrollment
  • $9,498net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

DeVry University Arizona
D
Phoenix, Arizona
 

DeVry University Arizona

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$15,835 Tuition

 

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

Brown Mackie College Phoenix
B
Phoenix, AZ
 

Brown Mackie College Phoenix

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$11,772 Tuition

 

  • 242enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Chamberlain College of Nursing Arizona
C
Phoenix, AZ
 

Chamberlain College of Nursing Arizona

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$19,062 Tuition

 

  • 797enrollment
  • $30,425net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Collins College
C
Phoenix, Arizona
 

Collins College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$14,880 Tuition

 

  • 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

$11,700 Tuition

 

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

Mohave Community College
M
Kingman, AZ

Mohave Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,944 Tuition

 

  • 3,793enrollment
  • $7,105net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Tohono O'Odham Community College
T
Sells, AZ
 

Tohono O'Odham Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$822 Tuition

 

  • 766enrollment
  • $3,558net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

University of Advancing Technology
A
Tempe, AZ
 

University of Advancing Technology

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$18,246 Tuition

 

  • 908enrollment
  • $12,936net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.5Avg GPA

Fortis College Phoenix
F
Phoenix, AZ
 

Fortis College Phoenix

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

$12,355 Tuition

 

  • 54enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

International Baptist College
I
Chandler, AZ
 

International Baptist College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$12,900 Tuition

 

  • 71enrollment
  • $19,126net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 20

College America Flagstaff
C
Flagstaff, AZ
 

College America Flagstaff

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$16,600 Tuition

 

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

Brown Mackie College Tucson
B
Tucson, AZ
 

Brown Mackie College Tucson

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

$12,888 Tuition

 

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

Northland Pioneer College
N
Holbrook, AZ
 

Northland Pioneer College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$1,948 Tuition

 

  • 2,786enrollment
  • $10,471net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 22

CollegeAmerica Phoenix
C
Phoenix, AZ
 

CollegeAmerica Phoenix

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$16,600 Tuition

 

  • 129enrollment
  • $20,915net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

National Paralegal College
N
Phoenix, AZ
 

National Paralegal College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$7,800 Tuition

 

  • 581enrollment
  • $14,708net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Southwest University of Visual Arts Tucson
S
Tucson, AZ
 

Southwest University of Visual Arts Tucson

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

$22,944 Tuition

 

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

Golf Academy of America Chandler
G
Chandler, AZ
 

Golf Academy of America Chandler

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

$15,750 Tuition

 

  • 107enrollment
  • $23,369net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Chandler/Gilbert Community College
C
Chandler, AZ
 

Chandler/Gilbert Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

$2,040 Tuition

 

  • 13,498enrollment
  • $10,347net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA