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Fortunately for you, Flagstaff, 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!


 

Flagstaff College and University Demographics

There are 208 degree and certificate programs in disciplines such as music teacher education, business/office automation/technology/data entry and corrections administration offered at Flagstaff's 4 colleges and universities for you to choose from.

Flagstaff's top-ranked school is Northern Arizona University. In 2010, it received a nationwide rank of 32nd. Approximately 23,597 students are currently enrolled at Northern Arizona University. Amongst students at Northern Arizona University, the most popular area of study is Education.

Tuition

Average tuition for students at Flagstaff colleges and universities is $2,428 per year. In Flagstaff, tuition rates can vary from $7,672 per year to $2,040 per year. The school charging the highest tuition rates is Northern Arizona University, while the school with the lowest tuition rates is Coconino County Community College.

Financial Aid

An estimated $65,061,452 in financial aid was received by students at Flagstaff colleges in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships represented $62,929,116 of this aid. The highest amount of institutional grants and scholarships given to students by a local college was $46,067,855, which was given by Northern Arizona University.

Flagstaff Student Demographics

Flagstaff schools had an enrollment of 27,916 students in 2010. This is 4% of the total number of Arizona college students. Northern Arizona University had the most number of students of any college in Flagstaff, with 23,597 students. Empire Beauty School-Flagstaff, with 59 students, had the least number of students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Flagstaff colleges and universities, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 61%. For every 100 students who enroll in Flagstaff schools, 42 eventually graduate. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. Empire Beauty School-Flagstaff has a graduation rate of 55%, while Coconino County Community College has a graduation rate of 8%.

Diversity

Flagstaff schools have a student population that is approximately 62% female. 32% of Flagstaff college students are older than 24 years. In 2009, 31% of Flagstaff college students identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority. The Flagstaff school with the highest percentage of minority students was College America, with 77% of students identifying themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background.

Flagstaff Faculty Demographics

As of 2010, there were a total of 1,526 faculty employed by Flagstaff colleges and universities. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Flagstaff schools. And 24% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

Flagstaff schools had an average faculty to student ratio of 1 to 22 in 2009. Brillare Hairdressing Academy had faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1, which was the highest for all schools in Flagstaff.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 1,920 $23,440 $25,000 0.0%
2
Registered Nurses 1,430 $75,510 $67,720 155.4%
3
General and Operations Managers 1,030 $96,440 $113,100 39.2%
4
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 970 $30,270 $32,000 44.8%
5
Office Clerks, General 970 $25,530 $28,240
6
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 810 $40,130 $39,890 37.3%
7
Cooks, Restaurant 720 $23,680 $23,260 22.0%
8
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 640 $43,480 $50,770 10.3%
9
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 620 $39,120 $45,860 10.7%
10
Cooks, Fast Food 620 $17,760 $18,540 -8.8%
11
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 620 $35,100 $35,340 -21.5%
12
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 600 $40,700 $54,330
13
Security Guards 510 $28,830 $26,870 54.5%
14
Accountants and Auditors 340 $53,150 $68,960 -12.8%
15
Medical Secretaries 310 $31,460 $31,820
16
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 250 $28,830 $25,140
17
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 240 $41,610 $38,200 -14.3%
18
Carpenters 240 $40,290 $43,890 -57.1%
19
Medical Assistants 230 $36,060 $29,760 -4.2%
20
Instructional Coordinators 230 $45,630 $61,270
21
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 220 $30,160 $24,180 69.2%
22
Medical and Health Services Managers 190 $100,700 $93,670 137.5%
23
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 190 $40,080 $54,880
24
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 180 $53,980 $55,620 -5.3%
25
Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians 180 $45,890 $38,190
26
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 180 $52,730 $62,260 -18.2%
27
Construction Laborers 180 $30,360 $33,590 -51.4%
28
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 160 $37,770 $55,220
29
Food Service Managers 160 $43,650 $52,220 -23.8%
30
Financial Managers 160 $83,560 $116,970 23.1%
31
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 160 $42,150 $55,970
32
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 150 $37,870 $35,010 -21.1%
33
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 140 $35,200 $33,300 250.0%
34
Administrative Services Managers 140 $65,640 $84,390 75.0%
35
Biological Technicians 140 $34,780 $41,740 27.3%
36
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 140 $185,040 $180,870 250.0%
37
Billing and Posting Clerks 140 $35,700 $33,270 -51.7%
38
Electricians 130 $40,560 $51,810 -40.9%
39
Child, Family, and School Social Workers 130 $36,710 $43,850 85.7%
40
Pharmacy Technicians 120 $33,260 $29,330 140.0%
41
Education Teachers, Postsecondary 120 $64,710 $64,370
42
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 120 $27,850 $29,200 33.3%
43
Dental Assistants 120 $30,090 $34,140 -42.9%
44
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 110 $37,020 $50,360 -35.3%
45
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 110 $31,800 $38,430 57.1%
46
Sales Managers 110 $96,110 $114,110 37.5%
47
Lawyers 110 $109,770 $129,440 -31.3%
48
Dental Hygienists 110 $76,070 $68,680
49
Social and Human Service Assistants 100 $30,050 $30,100
50
Computer Programmers 100 $61,180 $74,900