Arizona Colleges, Cost and Affordability for 2020

How much does it cost to attend college in Arizona?   The average annual in-state college tuition in Arizona was $9,337 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is $5,070 lower than the U.S. average and ranks Arizona cheaper than average as the 44th most expensive and 9th most affordable state or district to attend college. This is a change of ($1,114) from the 2015-2016 average of $10,451 and represents a -10.66% annual decline. The list of Arizona colleges below provides school specific cost and value rating.

Our guide surveyed tuition data from the 48 colleges and universities in Arizona, the most popular being University of Phoenix Online Campus with 252,238 full time students and an in-state tuition list price of $9,467. Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott is the most expensive in Arizona with an in-state tuition of $34,392.

Click on any school for current tuition, future cost estimates, school specific savings plans and estimated student loan payments. Arizona colleges can also be filtered by public, private, community colleges and four year schools. Additionally, cost based sorting is available for the lowest and highest tuition options. Jump directly to our ranking of best values in Arizona or cheap Arizona colleges guide.

Rating is a CollegeCalc proprietary national percentile ranking of a college's overall difficulty and educational effectiveness. An average score is 50. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average net price paid. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our ratings.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2018-2019 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Explore Arizona Colleges

School Tuition Rating $Value
Fortis College Phoenix
Phoenix, 54 Students
$12,355 - -
GateWay Community College
Phoenix, 1,156 Students
$2,040 - -
Glendale Community College
Glendale, 5,464 Students
$2,040 - -
Golf Academy of America Chandler
Chandler, 95 Students
$15,750 - -
Grand Canyon University
Phoenix, 17,336 Students
$16,500 - -
International Baptist College
Chandler, 43 Students
$11,250 - -
Mesa Community College
Mesa, 6,171 Students
$2,040 - -
Mohave Community College
Kingman, 809 Students
$1,944 - -
National Paralegal College
Phoenix, 780 Students
$7,800 - -
Northcentral University
Prescott Valley, 4,303 Students
$8,808 - -
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, 23,853 Students
$10,390 - -
Northland Pioneer College
Holbrook, 621 Students
$1,776 - -
Paradise Valley Community College
Phoenix, 2,157 Students
$2,040 - -
Phoenix College
Phoenix, 2,645 Students
$2,040 - -
Pima Community College
Tucson, 4,977 Students
$1,980 - -
Prescott College
Prescott, 507 Students
$29,880 34 30
Rio Salado College
Tempe, 2,090 Students
$2,040 - -
Scottsdale Community College
Scottsdale, 2,229 Students
$2,040 - -
South Mountain Community College
Phoenix, 1,227 Students
$2,040 - -
Southwest University of Visual Arts Tucson
Tucson, 118 Students
$22,944 - -