List of 4-Year Public Universities & Colleges in Arizona

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For high school graduates and students looking for top ranked public colleges in Arizona will have ample choices to consider. Public colleges near you in Arizona may include a number of great academic options. Both the University of Arizona and Arizona State University have been consistently ranked very high on our lists for best public colleges in the nation and in the southwest. Other schools of note include Northern Arizona University and Dine College in the desert state of Arizona. The bulk of the state colleges in Arizona are located near Phoenix or a nearby suburb such as Scottsdale and Glendale.

Arizona Public School Majors and Online Degrees

Regardless of what type of degree you are interested in pursuing, public schools in Arizona will likely have a program for you. Undergraduates looking to earn a bachelor’s degree will have a number of schools and degrees to select think about. For students that live in the outlying areas of the state, an online degree may be a viable option. Arizona State University continues to receive accolades for quality online degree programming and distance learning advances within the higher education community.

Arizona Board of Regents

The 7 schools listed below are part of the Arizona Board of Regents system. By following the links below, you can view each school's profile in detail.

Institution Name Number Students Information Virtual Tour
in Glendale, AZ1,000 to 4,999info
in Mesa, AZ1,000 to 4,999info
in Phoenix, AZ10,000 to 19,999info
in Scottsdale, AZMore Than 20,000info
Arizona State University in Tempe, AZMore Than 20,000info
Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZMore Than 20,000info Virtual Campus Tour of Northern Arizona University
University of Arizona in Tucson, AZMore Than 20,000info Virtual Campus Tour of University of Arizona

Other Public 4-Year State Universities & Colleges

Below is a list of other 4-year state universities and colleges in Arizona.

Institution Name Number Students Information Virtual Tour
Dine College in Tsaile, AZ1,000 to 4,999info

Notes: Tuition & fee amounts are for both Arizona in-state residents and out of state students, unless noted otherwise. The tuition information displayed is an estimate, which we calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only. Please contact the respective school for information about the current school year.

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.