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Schools Offering Entrepreneurship Programs in Arizona


Around 0.0% of Arizona's graduates graduate from entrepreneurship degree programs every year. That means an estimated 106 small business professionals graduate from Arizona's 15 small business schools each year.

Top Schools

Northern Arizona University, which was ranked 33rd nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a small business program. It is located in Flagstaff. In 2010, Northern Arizona University graduated no students from its small business program. The tuition rate at Northern Arizona University was $7,672 per year.

The second-ranked school in Arizona that has a small business program is Prescott College. Prescott College, which was ranked 45th in the country in 2010, is located in Prescott. 1 students graduated with degree in small business from Prescott College in 2010. Students at Prescott College paid $26,235 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Arizona that has a small 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. In 2010, 54 students graduated from University of Phoenix-Online Campus small business program. The tuition rate at University of Phoenix-Online Campus was $11,520 per year.

Cost

Small business schools in Arizona, charge students an average tuition of $6,977 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $26,235 per year, or as little as $1,414 per year. In 2010, the small business schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Arizona were:

  1. Prescott College - located in Prescott, students are charged $26,235 per year
  2. Grand Canyon University - located in Phoenix, students are charged $16,500 per year
  3. University of Phoenix-Online Campus - located in Phoenix, students are charged $11,520 per year

The small business schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Arizona were:

  1. Northland Pioneer College - located in Holbrook, students are charged $1,414 per year
  2. Eastern Arizona College - located in Thatcher, students are charged $1,520 per year
  3. South Mountain Community College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $1,734 per year

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

The largest populations of Arizona small business professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 30,400 small business professionals
  2. Pima County - 6,100 small business professionals
  3. Cochise County - 1,060 small business professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 40,730 small business professionals will be working in Arizona state. This would require the number of small business professionals to shrink by -5%.

Salary

small business professionals in Arizona earn $102,650 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Arizona small business professional earned as little as less than $29,160 per year or as much as more than $157,690 per year. On average small business professional earn the most in the following Arizona counties:

  1. Maricopa County - $106,880 per year
  2. Pima County - $97,410 per year
  3. Yuma County - $96,920 per year

The following counties in Arizona have the lowest average salaries for small business professional:

  1. Apache County - $74,660 per year
  2. Yavapai County - $76,870 per year
  3. Cochise County - $81,340 per year

The small business professionals with highest average salaries in Arizona were:

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $102,650 per year

The small business professionals with lowest average salaries in Arizona were:

  1. Chief Operating Officer - $102,650 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Arizona statistics regarding a career in entrepreneurship and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as business administration or marketing.

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

  • Bachelor's Degree in Entrepreneurship in Arizona
  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship in Arizona

Want to study at your own time and pace?

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
7,443 miles from location University of Arizona Tucson AZ 39.7951 36% 38,767
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
7,494 miles from location Glendale Community College Glendale AZ 14.5633 n/a 20,154
7,477 miles from location Scottsdale Community College Scottsdale AZ 11.959 n/a 10,923
7,642 miles from location Arizona Western College Yuma AZ 15.3094 n/a 7,984
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
7,484 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
7,359 miles from location Northland Pioneer College Holbrook AZ 8.71041 n/a 4,636
7,439 miles from location University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona Campus Tucson AZ 9.04499 n/a 2,170
7,494 miles from location Prescott College Prescott AZ 55.3338 26% 1,119
 

Curious what studying Small 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)
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General and Operations Managers + 41,910 $102,650 49.5%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

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