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Schools Offering Business Programs in Arizona


Around 6.8% of Arizona's graduates graduate from business degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 15,036 business professionals graduate from Arizona's 58 business schools.

Top Schools

Northern Arizona University, which was ranked 33rd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a business program. It is located in Flagstaff. In 2010, Northern Arizona University graduated 527 students from its business program. Students at Northern Arizona University paid $7,672 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Arizona that has a business program is Prescott College. Prescott College, which was ranked 45th in the country in 2010, is located in Prescott. In 2010, Prescott College graduated 6 students from its business program. Students at Prescott College paid $26,235 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Arizona that has a business program is University of Phoenix-Online Campus. University of Phoenix-Online Campus, which was ranked 49th in the country in 2010, is located in Phoenix. 3,848 students graduated with degree in business from University of Phoenix-Online Campus in 2010. Students at University of Phoenix-Online Campus paid $11,520 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Arizona's business schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $8,097 per year, though tuition can range from $29,428 per year to $805 per year. In 2010, the business schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Arizona were:

  1. Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott - located in Prescott, students are charged $29,428 per year
  2. The Art Center Design College-Tucson - located in Tucson, students are charged $27,125 per year
  3. Prescott College - located in Prescott, students are charged $26,235 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Arizona business schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Dine College - located in Tsaile, students are charged $805 per year
  2. Tohono O'Odham Community College - located in Sells, students are charged $1,354 per year
  3. Pima Community College - located in Tucson, students are charged $1,412 per year

A business degree from an Arizona school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs business graduates in Arizona pursue include chief executive officer, operations manager, business professor, accountant, and budget analyst. If you decide to work as a business professional in Arizona, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 113,820 Arizona business professional as of 2010. This number includes 10,740 business analysts, 3,150 chief executive officers, and 41,910 operations managers. The largest populations of Arizona business professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 79,510 business professionals
  2. Pima County - 13,010 business professionals
  3. Cochise County - 1,860 business professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 134,630 business professionals will be working in Arizona. This would require the number of business professional to grow by 6%.

Salary

On average, business professionals earn a salary of $77,099 per year in Arizona state. However, Arizona business professional earned anywhere in the range from as less than $16,940 per year to more than $162,740 per year in 2010. The following counties in Arizona have the highest average salaries for business professionals:

  1. Yuma County - $83,421 per year
  2. Coconino County - $80,429 per year
  3. Maricopa County - $79,450 per year

On average, business professionals earn the least in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Apache County - $67,413 per year
  2. Cochise County - $74,346 per year
  3. Yavapai County - $74,473 per year

The business professionals with highest average salaries in Arizona were:

  1. Chief Executive Officer - $174,230 per year
  2. Operations Manager - $102,650 per year
  3. Financial Manager - $100,130 per year

The business professionals with lowest average salaries in Arizona were:

  1. Insurance Underwriter - $50,160 per year
  2. Credit Counselor - $37,830 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in business. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as business administration or advertising.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Business in Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business in Arizona
  • Master's Degree in Business in Arizona
  • Doctoral Degree in Business in Arizona
  • Certificate in Business in Arizona

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
7,486 miles from location University of Phoenix-Online Campus Phoenix AZ 50.5302 n/a 291,070
7,481 miles from location Arizona State University Tempe AZ 43.2134 40% 68,064
7,443 miles from location University of Arizona Tucson AZ 39.7951 36% 38,767
7,445 miles from location Pima Community College Tucson AZ 14.0724 n/a 35,880
7,491 miles from location Grand Canyon University Phoenix AZ 26.2344 38% 34,205
7,478 miles from location Mesa Community College Mesa AZ 13.2296 n/a 25,960
7,439 miles from location Northern Arizona University Flagstaff AZ 67.3157 19% 23,597
7,484 miles from location Rio Salado College Tempe AZ 21.6861 n/a 20,865
7,494 miles from location Glendale Community College Glendale AZ 14.5633 n/a 20,154
7,489 miles from location Phoenix College Phoenix AZ 12.4906 n/a 12,164
7,476 miles from location Chandler/Gilbert Community College Chandler AZ 10.7366 n/a 11,058
7,477 miles from location Scottsdale Community College Scottsdale AZ 11.959 n/a 10,923
7,482 miles from location Paradise Valley Community College Phoenix AZ 11.9265 n/a 9,951
7,484 miles from location Northcentral University Prescott Valley AZ 8.12951 n/a 8,376
7,493 miles from location Yavapai College Prescott AZ 14.9939 n/a 8,276
7,642 miles from location Arizona Western College Yuma AZ 15.3094 n/a 7,984
7,484 miles from location GateWay Community College Phoenix AZ 13.1689 n/a 7,863
7,366 miles from location Eastern Arizona College Thatcher AZ 16.7279 n/a 7,241
7,503 miles from location Estrella Mountain Community College Avondale AZ 11.7243 n/a 7,202
7,473 miles from location Central Arizona College Coolidge AZ 21.3758 n/a 6,795
7,568 miles from location Mohave Community College Kingman AZ 10.6222 n/a 6,702
7,489 miles from location Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division Phoenix AZ n/a n/a 6,185
7,484 miles from location University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus Phoenix AZ 8.96636 n/a 5,531
7,488 miles from location South Mountain Community College Phoenix AZ 9.12971 n/a 5,444
7,381 miles from location Cochise College Douglas AZ 15.2807 n/a 4,739
7,489 miles from location Everest College-Phoenix Phoenix AZ 25.6963 100% 4,688
7,359 miles from location Northland Pioneer College Holbrook AZ 8.71041 n/a 4,636
7,439 miles from location Coconino County Community College Flagstaff AZ 7.48753 n/a 3,981
7,489 miles from location Western International University Phoenix AZ 4.54356 n/a 2,927
7,439 miles from location University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus Tucson AZ 9.04499 n/a 2,170
7,489 miles from location DeVry University-Arizona Phoenix AZ 20.3958 82% 2,016
7,289 miles from location Dine College Tsaile AZ 4.49402 n/a 1,935
7,491 miles from location Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott Prescott AZ 25.5283 36% 1,672
7,492 miles from location Brookline College Phoenix AZ 18.1688 n/a 1,313
7,492 miles from location Thunderbird School of Global Management Glendale AZ 0.620889 n/a 1,309
7,489 miles from location The Art Institute of Phoenix Phoenix AZ 24.4504 92% 1,243
7,483 miles from location Collins College Phoenix AZ 19.6586 n/a 1,171
7,484 miles from location University of Advancing Technology Tempe AZ 20.1318 48% 1,147
7,489 miles from location Ottawa University-Phoenix Phoenix AZ 2.73172 n/a 1,127
7,494 miles from location Prescott College Prescott AZ 55.3338 26% 1,119
7,488 miles from location Maricopa Skill Center Phoenix AZ 31.6094 n/a 941
7,489 miles from location Argosy University-Phoenix Phoenix AZ 1.18787 n/a 885
7,484 miles from location ITT Technical Institute-Tempe Tempe AZ 22.0241 100% 840
7,487 miles from location Anthem College-Phoenix Phoenix AZ 26.9595 n/a 816
7,439 miles from location Brookline College Tucson AZ 21.2246 n/a 638
7,470 miles from location Everest College-Mesa Mesa AZ 12.1415 89% 628
7,439 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Tucson Tucson AZ 15.5021 n/a 557
7,484 miles from location Lamson College Tempe AZ 14.1974 n/a 442
7,484 miles from location Arizona Christian University Phoenix AZ 22.2073 56% 401
7,474 miles from location Brookline College Tempe AZ 23.1069 n/a 379
7,439 miles from location The Art Institute of Tucson Tucson AZ 26.3088 84% 346
0 miles from location ITT Technical Institute Phoenix AZ 10.032 100% 339
7,441 miles from location The Art Center Design College-Tucson Tucson AZ 26.3803 100% 279
7,478 miles from location Golf Academy of America Chandler AZ 33.2885 100% 272
7,478 miles from location East Valley Institute of Technology Mesa AZ 34.1985 n/a 270
7,501 miles from location Tohono O'Odham Community College Sells AZ 13.3973 n/a 254
7,488 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Phoenix Phoenix AZ n/a n/a 216
7,488 miles from location American Indian College of the Assemblies of God Inc Phoenix AZ 11.314 n/a 86
 

Curious what studying Business gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Arizona

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Credit Counselors + n/a $37,830
2
General and Operations Managers + 41,910 $102,650 49.5%
3
Accountants and Auditors + 21,230 $60,310 -1.3%
4
Management Analysts + 10,740 $68,730 6.5%
5
Financial Managers + 7,490 $100,130 -19.3%
6
Loan Officers + 7,440 $67,780 1.5%
7
Administrative Services Managers + 5,410 $67,110 15.1%
8
Financial Analysts + 4,280 $65,870 25.1%
9
Cost Estimators + 3,320 $61,560 -26.5%
10
Chief Executives + 3,150 $174,230 -60.0%
11
Personal Financial Advisors + 3,020 $56,410 16.6%
12
Insurance Underwriters + 1,960 $50,160 46.3%
13
Business Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,390 $97,280 -21.0%
14
Human Resources Managers + 1,290 $91,880
15
Budget Analysts + 890 $65,920 -42.2%
16
Financial Examiners + 300 $65,730 -16.7%
 

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