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So you're from Flagstaff, AZ?

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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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
14 miles from location Northern Arizona University Flagstaff AZ 67.3157 19% 23,597
8 miles from location Coconino County Community College Flagstaff AZ 7.48753 n/a 3,981
7 miles from location College America Flagstaff AZ 20.8117 n/a 279
8 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Flagstaff Flagstaff AZ 21.6264 n/a 59
 
 

Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Flagstaff, 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+ 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