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Schools Offering Finance Programs in Arizona

Each year, roughly 0.6% of Arizona students graduate with degrees in finance. Thus, Arizona's 12 finance schools put out approximately 1,408 finance professionals each year.

Top Schools

Northern Arizona University, which is located in Flagstaff, is the top-ranked school in Arizona that has a finance program. It received a ranking of 33rd in the country in 2010. In 2010, Northern Arizona University graduated 54 students from its finance program. The tuition rate at Northern Arizona University was $7,672 per year.

University of Phoenix-Online Campus, which was ranked 49th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Arizona that has a finance program. It is located in Phoenix. In 2010, 751 students graduated from University of Phoenix-Online Campus finance program. Tuition at University of Phoenix-Online Campus was $11,520 per year.

The third-ranked school in Arizona that has a finance program is Arizona State University. Arizona State University, which was ranked 57th in the country in 2010, is located in Tempe. In 2010, Arizona State University graduated 313 students from its finance programs. Tuition at Arizona State University was $8,132 per year.


Tuition at Arizona's finance schools ranges from $16,500 per year to $1,734 per year. But, the average tuition is $8,621 per year. In 2010, the finance schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Arizona were:

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

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

  1. Rio Salado College - located in Tempe, students are charged $1,734 per year
  2. Estrella Mountain Community College - located in Avondale, students are charged $1,734 per year
  3. Phoenix College - located in Phoenix, students are charged $1,734 per year

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

Some of the most popular jobs finance graduates in Arizona pursue include auditor, financial quantitative analyst, financial examiner, sales agent, and loan officer. 45,360 finance professionals were working in Arizona in 2010. Of these, 890 were budget analysts. In addition, 21,230 were auditors, and 2,040 were financial quantitative analysts. The largest populations of Arizona finance professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Maricopa County - 37,710 finance professionals
  2. Pima County - 5,130 finance professionals
  3. Cochise County - 590 finance professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of finance professionals is expected to grow by 9% by 2018. There are projected to be 58,640 finance professionals working in Arizona then. Of these 58,640 finance professionals, the government predicts that 1,020 will be budget analysts, 32,250 will be auditors, and 1,820 will be financial quantitative analysts.


On average, finance professionals earn a salary of $74,199 per year in Arizona state. In 2010, however, some Arizona finance professional earned as little as less than $16,940 per year or as much as more than $162,740 per year. Finance professionals in the following Arizona counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Mohave County - $68,350 per year
  2. Maricopa County - $66,410 per year
  3. Pima County - $65,822 per year

Finance professionals in the following counties in Arizona make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Apache County - $49,150 per year
  2. Yavapai County - $57,863 per year
  3. Yuma County - $61,348 per year

On average, the highest paid finance professionals in Arizona were:

  1. Economist - $146,590 per year
  2. Branch Financial Manager - $100,130 per year
  3. Sales Agent - $72,390 per year

On average, the lowest paid finance professionals in Arizona were:

  1. Financial Quantitative Analyst - $51,110 per year
  2. Loan Counselor - $37,830 per year

More Information

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

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

  • Associate's Degree in Finance in Arizona
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance in Arizona
  • Master's Degree in Finance in Arizona
  • Certificate in Finance in Arizona

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Credit Counselors n/a $37,830
Accountants and Auditors 21,230 $60,310 -1.3%
Financial Managers 7,490 $100,130 -19.3%
Loan Officers 7,440 $67,780 1.5%
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 5,690 $72,390
Financial Specialists, All Other 2,040 $51,110 61.9%
Budget Analysts 890 $65,920 -42.2%
Financial Examiners 300 $65,730 -16.7%
Economists 280 $146,590 250.0%

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