The state of Arizona has a total of 48 colleges and universities, enrolling nearly 500,000 students throughout all campuses in the state. There are both private and public universities and colleges in the state, as well as community colleges. The state offers several 2-year and 4-year degree options available for degree seeking students in the state.
Arizona Colleges: Breaking Down the State/College Figures & Stats
For those who are considering in enrolling in one of the nearly 50 colleges or universities in Arizona, there are some things you'll want to know prior to applying. For starters, in 2016, a total of 167,550 degrees were awarded in the state.
Demographic Breakdown in the State (General Population)
There's a slightly larger contingency of female students in the state, according to 2016 figures. There were approximately
245,000 male students
372,000 female students throughout all campuses in the state
A majority of graduating students in the state were White/Caucasian, with just over 48% of degrees being administered to students in this demographic group. Hispanic and Latino students were the second largest demographic with just over 20% of degrees being administered to these students. Those of unknown demographics received over 11%, and African-American students in the state received a total of approximately 9% of all degrees administered for the 2016 year in the state of Arizona.