Whether you’re looking for continuing education, four-year or graduate degree program or technical training, Arizona’s higher education resources that provide plenty of opportunity
Recent research comparing Arizona to states of similar size found that Arizona ranked second for average Arizona student test scores on the ACT college entrance exam and that Arizona is also ranked second among states of similar size for the number of bachelor’s degrees in natural sciences and engineering.
See below for a listing of higher education choices in the Phoenix area including address phone website college information degree programs. For more information about specific programs and fees contact the college.
SAGU – American Indian College10020 N. 15th Avenue Phoenix 85021 602-944-3335 www.aicag.edu
American Indian College (AIC) is “committed to the concept of education as developmental growth specifically spiritual intellectual social and physical. The Christian philosophy of learning is the center of educational philosophy at AIC.
AIC offers Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Christian ministry business and elementary education and served about 86 students in 2012.
Annual tuition and fees in 2013 were about $11000 for on-campus students (including room & board tuition fees and estimated books) and about $8000 for off-campus students (including tuition fees and estimated books not including room & board).
Anthem College Online16404 N. Black Canyon Hwy Phoenix 85053 www.anthemcollegeonlineservices.com
Based in Phoenix Anthem College is a national group of schools and colleges that offers “real-world training programs in healthcare, technology, visual communication, accounting management and criminal justice. Graduate courses are also available. Specific training programs in Phoenix include medical assistant, CAD/drafting, technology, computer networking and security and electronics technology. Tuition varies depending on which program a student chooses to enroll.
Additionally, Anthem College also offers several degree programs that can be completed online.
Arizona State University (ASU)University Dr. and Mill Ave. Tempe 85287 480-965-9011 www.asu.edu
Arizona State University (ASU) is a “single unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic social cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves” with research that is “inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines.”
Although, ASU’s main campus is in Tempe, there are several other campuses in the Phoenix. Academic offerings include more than 250 undergraduate and graduate programs plus a range of certificate programs.
As one of the largest U.S. universities ASU serves more than 72000 students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries.
Carrington College2149 W. Dunlap Ave. Suite 103 Phoenix 85021 602-427-0722 www.carrington.edu
Carrington offers degree and diploma programs in healthcare, dental and veterinary career fields. Furthermore, Carrington College operates several campuses across the western United States.
Programs at the Phoenix campus include dental assistant, fitness trainer, massage therapy, medical administrative assistant, medical assistant, pharmacy technician, veterinary assistant, medical billing and coding, medical lab technician, medical radiography, nursing, physical therapy technician and respiratory care.
DeVry University2149 W. Dunlap Ave. (Phoenix) Phoenix 85021 602-749-4500 www.phx.devry.edu
There are three DeVry campuses available, Phoenix, Glendale and Mesa. DeVry University offers courses in business administration, computer information systems, engineering network, communications management, and management. In addition professional graduate certificates courses are offered in business office management and health information technology.
Fortis College555 N. 18th Street #110 Phoenix 85006 602-254-3099 www.fortis.edu
Fortis college offers education and certifications in a variety of vocations in medical disciplines including emergency medicine, medical assisting, billing and coding, dentistry and practical nursing. With 10 of the 20 fastest growing occupations being healthcare related a degree program from Fortis can get you employed in a field with promise.
Grand Canyon University3300 W. Camelback Road Phoenix 85017 602-639-7500 800-800-9776 www.gcu.edu
Founded in 1949 Grand Canyon University is a small private liberal arts university. Offering a full range of liberal arts and professional programs at the bachelor’s level and master’s degree level. Programs include online education, online degree programs, campus-based classes, MBA degree programs and an Executive MBA.
Maricopa Community Colleges2411 W. 14th St. Tempe AZ 85281 480-731-8000 www.maricopa.edu
One of the largest higher education systems in the nation with 10 colleges and two skill centers the Maricopa Community Colleges system ispart of the Maricopa Community College District – serves more than 250000 students each year. The district’s colleges offer approximately 1000 occupational programs (degrees and certificates) 37 academic associate degrees and 10254 courses. The district is also the largest provider of health care workers and job training in Arizona.
Major campuses in the Phoenix area include Chandler-Gilbert, Estrella Mountain, GateWay, Glendale, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Phoenix, Rio Salado, Scottsdale and South Mountain.
Arizona Summit Law SchoolTwo North Central Ave. 18th Floor Phoenix 85004 602-682-6800 / 888-749-5291 www.azsummitlaw.edu
The Arizona Summit Law School is a private law school located in Phoenix Arizona. It is the only private law school in Arizona and the only one with both full-time and part-time (day and evening) programs. On June 15 2010 the school announced it had received full accreditation from the American Bar Association.
Pima Medical Institute13610 N. Black Canyon Highway Phoenix 85029 www.pmi.edu
Pima Medical Institute is a trusted accredited provider of quality health care career education in the western United States. The Phoenix campus serves the western Phoenix areas of Glendale, Peoria, Sun City, Goodyear, Scottsdale and other nearby cities. The campus offers six certificate programs and three associate degree programs. Most certificate programs can be completed in about a year and an associate degree can be completed in two years or less. The programs offered at the Phoenix campus include Veterinary Technician, Dental Assistant, Medical Assistant and Phlebotomy Technician. In addition, Pima Medical Institute also has campuses based in Mesa and Tucson. There are several online degree programs available as well.
Thunderbird School of Global Management400 E. Van Buren Street, Suite 900 Glendale 85004 602-496-7000 www.thunderbird.asu.eduhttps://thunderbird.asu.edu/
Founded in 1946, the Thunderbird School of Global Management is the “first and oldest graduate management school focused exclusively on global business”. With operations in the U.S. Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Russia, Central and South America, Singapore and China. The school has been ranked No. 1 in international business by the Financial Times U.S. News & World Report and The Wall Street Journal/Harris Interactive 2007 Survey of Corporate Recruiters.
Full-time programs include MBA in global management masters of science in global management, masters of arts in global affairs and management and masters of global management (a dual degree program and post-MBA studies) as well as a range of part-time programs for working professionals.
University of Advanced Technology2625 W. Baseline Road Tempe 85283 602-383-8228 / 800-658-5744 www.uat.edu
Founded in 1983 UAT is a university with multiple areas of study in technical fields while retaining liberal arts requirements in the Fine Arts and Humanities. With a general education comparable to typical universities with specific emphasis on how its specialized mission integrates technology into its general education requirements. The institution offers unique core classes (e.g. Information Research Strategies Technology and Society Project Management Intellectual Property Law) as well as all traditional ones.
University of Arizona College of Medicine475 N. 5th Street Phoenix 85004 602-827-2002 www.phoenixmed.arizona.edu
The University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix campus opened in 2006. Along with its sister campus in Tucson they are the only MD degree-granting colleges in the state. The college offers full four-year medical education programs in Phoenix and Tucson.
University of Phoenix4025 S. Riverpoint Parkway Phoenix 85040 866-766-0766 www.phoenix.edu
A nationally known college headquartered in Phoenix, the University of Phoenix provides “campus locations, online degree programs and flexible scheduling for working adults.”
Offerings include more than 100 degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. Programs include business and management, communications, criminal justice, security education, general studies, nursing and health care human services, psychology and technology.