Arizona has a number of colleges and universities with different qualities that should be considered. From a safety standpoint, Northern Arizona University beats out Arizona State University – Tempe with a safety score of 85.4 out of 100 to 83.8 out of 100.

The average student loan varies from school to school with Scottsdale Culinary Institute having the highest average outstanding student loan amount of $22,000. However, students are able to save some money by searching online for cheap textbooks with our textbook search engine located in the sidebar.

When determining the best overall college or university in Arizona, factors such as quality of education, safety, cost and student reviews – Prescott College scores highest with an 87.9 out of 100 score, followed by Arizona State University – Tempe (85.8) and University of Arizona (85.8). For more detailed information on particular schools select from the list below:

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