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Liberal Arts Schools in Arizona

There are 25 schools in the state of Arizona offering liberal arts programs. In 2010, 9,270 students graduated with degrees from Arizona liberal arts schools. 6,793 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 1,899 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

8,924 students graduate from programs in Arizona in liberal arts, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from liberal arts programs. Out of those, 1,899 students graduated with certificates in liberal arts, 6,793 with a degree at the associate's level, 516 with a bachelor's level degree, and 62 with a master's level degree.

25 liberal arts schools are located in this state. And of these, two schools are private, while 23 schools are public. Public liberal arts school tuition varies from $805 to $8,237, while tuition at a private liberal arts school varies from $16,174 to $26,235.

Average tuition for programs in liberal arts is $13,489. The highest tuition for programs in liberal arts, which is $26,235 every year, is at Prescott College, while the lowest tuition in Arizona, which is $805 each year, is at Dine College.

Schools in Arizona offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

8,924 students graduate from programs in Arizona in liberal arts, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who schools in the United States graduate from liberal arts programs. Out of those, 1,899 students graduated with certificates in liberal arts, 6,793 with a degree at the associate's level, 516 with a bachelor's level degree, and 62 with a master's level degree.

Liberal Arts Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1501
  • Certificate 2007: 2193
  • Certificate 2008: 1730
  • Certificate 2009: 1784
  • Certificate 2010: 1899
  • Associate 2006: 6069
  • Associate 2007: 6756
  • Associate 2008: 6504
  • Associate 2009: 6597
  • Associate 2010: 6793
  • Bachelor 2006: 275
  • Bachelor 2007: 296
  • Bachelor 2008: 319
  • Bachelor 2009: 350
  • Bachelor 2010: 516
  • Master 2006: 11
  • Master 2007: 25
  • Master 2008: 26
  • Master 2009: 42
  • Master 2010: 62

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Arizona

Arizona schools offer a total of 68 liberal arts programs. Of these programs, 61.8% are associate's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the masters level.

Liberal Arts Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 9
  • Associate: 42
  • Bachelor: 11
  • Master: 6

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35450
  • 25th Percentile: 50880
  • Median: 63940
  • 75th Percentile: 83750
  • 90th Percentile: 107520

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35960
  • 25th Percentile: 47500
  • Median: 64380
  • 75th Percentile: 86050
  • 90th Percentile: 115730

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38580
  • 25th Percentile: 46970
  • Median: 58440
  • 75th Percentile: 76080
  • 90th Percentile: 94700

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54680
  • Median Salary 2007: 55860
  • Median Salary 2008: 60730
  • Median Salary 2009: 60720
  • Median Salary 2010: 63940
  • Total Employed 2006: 180
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 160
  • Total Employed 2009: 260
  • Total Employed 2010: 500

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51310
  • Median Salary 2007: 41760
  • Median Salary 2008: 43650
  • Median Salary 2009: 47170
  • Median Salary 2010: 64380
  • Total Employed 2006: 100
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 190
  • Total Employed 2010: 150

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40840
  • Median Salary 2007: 44730
  • Median Salary 2008: 47130
  • Median Salary 2009: 48070
  • Median Salary 2010: 58440
  • Total Employed 2006: 1190
  • Total Employed 2007: 1020
  • Total Employed 2008: 720
  • Total Employed 2009: 870
  • Total Employed 2010: 930

Arizona vs National Liberal Arts Employment

Arizona vs National Liberal Arts Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 1.578% (1580)

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1. Coconino County Community College

2800 S. Lone Tree Rd.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001-2701
(928) 527-1222

Coconino County Community College offers two programs in liberal arts. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in liberal arts by it and one associate's level degree in liberal arts. It is in Flagstaff, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This college is a public 2-year institution.

2. Arizona Christian University

2625 E Cactus Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85032-7097
(602) 489-5300

Arizona Christian University is near Phoenix, AZ and it offers one liberal arts program.

3. Dine College

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Tsaile, AZ 86556
(928) 724-6600

Dine College offers one program in liberal arts and it is located in Tsaile, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school is a tribal, public, 4-year institution.

4. Yavapai College

1100 E Sheldon St
Prescott, AZ 86301
(928) 445-7300

Yavapai College, which is 0.8 miles from the center of the city, is located in Prescott, AZ. This college offers two liberal arts programs. Out of those, students are offered one liberal arts certificate by it and one associate's level liberal arts degree. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

5. Argosy University - Phoenix Online Division

2233 West Dunlap Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 216-2600

Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Phoenix, AZ. It is the 14th biggest institution in the state of Arizona. This school is one of several campuses. This school offers subjects such as business and human resources. This school offers four bachelors level degrees, nine masters level degrees, and five degrees at the doctoral level to students. In 2010, 11,529 students sought degrees from the 14 programs at this mid-sized school.

6. South Mountain Community College

7050 S 24th St
Phoenix, AZ 85042
(602) 243-8135

South Mountain Community College, which is near the center of the city, is in Phoenix, AZ. It offers two programs in liberal arts. It offers two associate's level degrees in liberal arts to students. This community college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

7. Argosy University - Phoenix

2233 West Dunlap Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 216-2600

Argosy University-Phoenix is a for-profit 4-year institution. This school, which is 8.4 miles from the center of the city, is in Phoenix, AZ. Argosy is one of several campuses. Argosy offers two certificates, four bachelors level degrees, nine masters level degrees, and six degrees at the doctoral level to students. In 2010, 891 students pursued degrees from the 13 programs at Argosy. It offers subjects such as sports psychology, public health, and counseling. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits it.

8. Rio Salado College

2323 W 14th St
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 517-8000

Rio Salado College offers three liberal arts programs. Students are offered three associate's level degrees in liberal arts by it. It is located in Tempe, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. This college ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Arizona.

9. Pima Community College

401 North Bonita Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85709-5000
(520) 206-4500

Pima Community College, which is 3.4 miles from the center of the city, is located in Tucson, AZ. It offers three liberal arts programs. Of those, it offers students one liberal arts certificate and two associate's level liberal arts degrees. 36,823 students seek degrees in 112 Pima Community College programs, overall. In terms of programs, this big college is the fifth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering liberal arts.

10. Eastern Arizona College

615 N. Stadium Ave.
Thatcher, AZ 85552-0769
(928) 428-8322

Eastern Arizona College offers two programs in liberal arts. Out of those, it offers students one liberal arts certificate and one associate's level degree in liberal arts. It is located in Thatcher, AZ. It is a public 2-year institution.

11. Tohono O'Odham Community College

Highway 86- Mile Post 115.5 N
Sells, AZ 85634-3129
(520) 383-8401

Tohono O'Odham Community College offers three liberal arts programs. Specifically, students are offered two certificates in liberal arts by this college and one associate's level liberal arts degree. This public college, which is several miles from Sells, is in a rural setting. This college is a tribal, public, 2-year institution.

12. Mohave Community College

1971 Jagerson Ave
Kingman, AZ 86409-1238
(928) 757-4331

Mohave Community College offers three liberal arts programs. More specifically, this college offers students one certificate in liberal arts and two associate's level degrees in liberal arts. It is located in Kingman, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 6,686 students pursue degrees in 106 programs at this college.

13. Scottsdale Community College

9000 E Chaparral Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85256
(480) 423-6000

Scottsdale Community College offers two programs in liberal arts. It offers two degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts to students. This college is in Scottsdale, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. 11,257 students seek degrees in 91 programs at this college, overall.

14. Northern Arizona University

Knoles Drive- Babbitt Administrative Center
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4132
(928) 523-9011

Northern Arizona University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Flagstaff, AZ. NAU offers four programs in liberal arts. Specifically, this university offers three degrees at the bachelor's level in liberal arts to students and one degree at the master's level in liberal arts. 25,197 students seek degrees in 254 programs at NAU, overall. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Arizona offering programs in liberal arts.

15. Arizona Western College

2020 S. Avenue 8E
Yuma, AZ 85365-8834
(928) 317-6000

Arizona Western College is located near Yuma, AZ. This school offers two programs in liberal arts. More specifically, this school offers students one liberal arts certificate and one liberal arts degree at the associate's level. This school is one of 27 public post-secondary institutions in Arizona. In terms of programs, this school is the eighth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering liberal arts.

16. Glendale Community College

6000 W Olive Ave
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 845-3000

Glendale Community College is near the center of the city. It offers two liberal arts programs. This community college offers students two associate's level liberal arts degrees. This community college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona. It ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Arizona.

17. The University of Arizona

1401 E University
Tucson, AZ 85721-0066
(520) 621-2211

The University of Arizona, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Tucson, AZ. It offers two programs in liberal arts. Students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in liberal arts by this university. 39,086 students seek degrees in 406 programs at this university, overall. This university is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering liberal arts in terms of programs.

18. Prescott College

220 Grove Ave
Prescott, AZ 86301
(877) 350-2100

Prescott College is near the center of the city. It offers five liberal arts programs. More specifically, it offers students three liberal arts degrees at the bachelor's level and two liberal arts degrees at the master's level. It is the only liberal arts college in Arizona. In terms of programs, it is the largest institution in the state of Arizona offering liberal arts.

19. Mesa Community College

1833 W Southern Ave
Mesa, AZ 85202
(480) 461-7000

Mesa Community College is 2.8 miles from the center of the city. It offers three programs in liberal arts. More specifically, it offers students one certificate in liberal arts and two associate's level liberal arts degrees. It is a public 2-year institution.

20. Northland Pioneer College

2251 E. Navajo Blvd.
Holbrook, AZ 86025-0610
(928) 524-7600

Northland Pioneer College, which is very close to Holbrook, Arizona, is in a rural setting and this college offers one liberal arts program. It is a public 2-year institution.

21. Paradise Valley Community College

18401 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85032
(602) 787-6500

Paradise Valley Community College is located near Phoenix, AZ. This college offers four liberal arts programs. This college offers students four liberal arts degrees at the associate's level. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

22. Estrella Mountain Community College

3000 N Dysart Rd
Avondale, AZ 85323-1000
(623) 935-8000

Estrella Mountain Community College is in the suburbs of Avondale, Arizona. This college offers two programs in liberal arts. Students are offered two degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts by it. It is a public 2-year institution.

23. Chandler/Gilbert Community College

2626 E Pecos Rd
Chandler, AZ 85225-2499
(480) 732-7000

Chandler/Gilbert Community College is in the suburbs of Chandler, Arizona. It offers two liberal arts programs. This college offers two associate's level degrees in liberal arts to students. It is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

24. Phoenix College

1202 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 264-2492

Phoenix College is 2.4 miles from the center of the city. It offers three programs in liberal arts. Students are offered three associate's level liberal arts degrees by it. 13,000 students pursue degrees in 137 Phoenix College programs, overall.

25. GateWay Community College

108 N. 40th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 392-5000

GateWay Community College offers two programs in liberal arts. It offers two liberal arts degrees at the associate's level to students. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Phoenix, AZ. It is a public 2-year institution.

26. Central Arizona College

8470 N Overfield Rd
Coolidge, AZ 85128-9030
(520) 494-5444

Central Arizona College offers two programs in liberal arts. Students are offered two associate's level liberal arts degrees by it. It is in Coolidge, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Overall, 7,117 students seek degrees in 50 programs at this school. This school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering liberal arts in terms of programs.

27. Cochise College

4190 W Highway 80
Douglas, AZ 85607-9724
(520) 515-0500

Cochise College, which is just a few miles from Douglas, is in a rural area. This school offers two programs in liberal arts. This school offers students two degrees at the associate's level in liberal arts. It is one of 27 public post-secondary institutions in Arizona.

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