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So you're from Chandler, AZ?

Fortunately for you, Chandler, AZ offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Chandler College and University Demographics

The 7 colleges and universities in Chandler offer 45 degree and certificate programs in fields ranging from homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting and related protective services, other to cosmetology, barber/styling, and nail instructor to visual and performing arts, general.

Chandler's top-ranked school is Golf Academy of America. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 66th. Approximately 272 students are currently enrolled at Golf Academy of America. Amongst students at Golf Academy of America, the most popular area of study is Business.

Tuition

Average tuition for students at Chandler colleges and universities is $2,495 per year. To see the variation in tuition rates at different colleges in Chandler, compare the tuition at Golf Academy of America, which charges students $15,732 per year, to the tuition at Chandler/Gilbert Community College, which charges students $1,734 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

Chandler college students received $6,316,892 in grants, loans, and scholarships in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships accounted for $6,216,830 of the total. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Chandler was Chandler/Gilbert Community College, which gave students $3,658,139 in institutional financial aid.

Chandler Student Demographics

Chandler schools had an enrollment of 12,018 students in 2010. This is 2% of the total number of Arizona college students. With 11,058 students, Chandler/Gilbert Community College had the highest total student enrollment in Chandler. On the other hand, with only 68 students, Studio Academy of Beauty had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Chandler colleges and universities, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 79%. For every 100 students who enroll in Chandler schools, 52 eventually graduate. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. Empire Beauty School-Chandler has a graduation rate of 69%, while Chandler/Gilbert Community College has a graduation rate of 13%.

Diversity

Chandler schools have a student population that is approximately 58% female. The ratio of Chandler students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 71 to 100. In 2009, 37% of Chandler college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. Empire Beauty School-Chandler, with 57% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Chandler.

Chandler Faculty Demographics

Chandler schools had 1,894 faculty members in 2010. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Chandler schools. And 37% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

In 2009, the average faculty to student ratio was 1 to 9 for colleges and universities in Chandler. Brillare Hairdressing Academy had the highest faculty to student ratio, of schools in Chandler, with 1 to 1.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5 miles from location Chandler/Gilbert Community College Chandler AZ 10.7366 n/a 11,058
2 miles from location Golf Academy of America Chandler AZ 33.2885 100% 272
2 miles from location International Academy of Hair Design Chandler AZ 24.1837 n/a 169
7,479 miles from location International Academy of Hair Design Chandler AZ 24.1837 n/a 169
7,479 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Chandler Chandler AZ 26.4351 n/a 141
0 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Chandler Chandler AZ 26.4351 n/a 141
1 miles from location Studio Academy of Beauty Chandler AZ n/a n/a 68
 
 

Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Chandler, AZ to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons+ 56,650 $25,480 $25,000 2.6%
2
Office Clerks, General+ 35,430 $29,590 $28,240
3
General and Operations Managers+ 30,400 $106,880 $113,100 50.5%
4
Registered Nurses+ 26,610 $72,130 $67,720 17.4%
5
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 21,100 $52,180 $50,770 10.2%
6
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 20,830 $31,650 $32,000 14.8%
7
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 20,690 $36,900 $35,340 -1.2%
8
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 18,750 $42,370 $45,860 -15.3%
9
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 18,500 $40,280 $39,890 28.3%
10
Accountants and Auditors+ 16,540 $59,380 $68,960 -1.2%
11
Security Guards+ 15,740 $24,980 $26,870 3.1%
12
Home Health Aides+ 14,370 $21,650 $21,760 177.4%
13
Construction Laborers+ 14,350 $29,450 $33,590 -21.4%
14
Cooks, Restaurant+ 13,270 $22,490 $23,260 16.6%
15
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education+ 12,650 $42,710 $54,330 -51.0%
16
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 10,830 $25,990 $25,140 -8.8%
17
Cooks, Fast Food+ 10,650 $18,730 $18,540 14.5%
18
Carpenters+ 9,340 $40,430 $43,890 -61.7%
19
Medical Assistants+ 8,990 $32,070 $29,760 83.1%
20
Correctional Officers and Jailers+ 8,690 $41,930 $42,780 70.7%
21
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 8,510 $61,820 $55,620 10.4%
22
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 8,150 $38,770 $38,200 -17.8%
23
Lawyers+ 6,960 $117,520 $129,440 11.9%
24
Loan Officers+ 6,580 $68,780 $65,900 6.8%
25
Billing and Posting Clerks+ 6,490 $35,380 $33,270 6.4%
26
Medical Secretaries+ 6,270 $31,850 $31,820 90.0%
27
Electricians+ 6,000 $45,840 $51,810 -27.9%
28
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 5,900 $49,870 $41,360 -1.0%
29
Sales Managers+ 5,890 $100,500 $114,110 -6.5%
30
Financial Managers+ 5,690 $103,980 $116,970 -20.8%
31
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers+ 5,520 $66,570 $62,260 -28.6%
32
Software Developers, Applications+ 5,510 $92,410 $90,410
33
Computer Programmers+ 5,190 $75,910 $74,900
34
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents+ 4,970 $75,720 $95,130 14.0%
35
Dental Assistants+ 4,740 $34,370 $34,140 25.4%
36
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists+ 4,690 $24,310 $26,510 44.3%
37
Pharmacy Technicians+ 4,480 $30,850 $29,330 12.0%
38
Medical and Health Services Managers+ 4,450 $87,340 $93,670 54.0%
39
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education+ 4,370 $27,580 $29,200 6.3%
40
Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products+ 4,310 $56,150 $60,160 33.9%
41
Credit Analysts+ 4,200 $61,940 $68,180 89.2%
42
Social and Human Service Assistants+ 4,150 $29,120 $30,100 62.1%
43
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other+ 4,140 $177,440 $180,870 290.6%
44
Paralegals and Legal Assistants+ 4,020 $48,950 $49,640 66.1%
45
Administrative Services Managers+ 4,010 $68,370 $84,390 20.8%
46
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters+ 3,940 $44,310 $50,360 -32.4%
47
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education+ 3,930 $40,730 $54,880 54.1%
48
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians+ 3,620 $51,360 $56,690 -23.0%
49
Food Service Managers+ 3,480 $53,780 $52,220 -2.5%
50
Financial Analysts+ 3,480 $66,320 $86,040 20.4%