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Science Schools in Arizona

There are 21 Arizona schools offering science programs. In 2010, 3,414 students graduated from programs at Arizona science schools. 1,900 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 500 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

3,071 students graduate from programs in Arizona in science, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from science programs. Specifically, 462 students graduated with certificates in science, 500 with an associate's level degree, 1,900 with a bachelor's level degree, 350 with a master's level degree, and 202 with a degree at the doctorate level.

21 science schools are in Arizona. And out of these, while four schools are private, 17 schools are public. While private science school tuition varies from $26,235 to $29,428, tuition at a public science school varies from $805 to $8,237.

Average tuition for programs in science is $14,650. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $805 per year, is at Dine College, while the highest tuition for programs in science, which is $29,428 per year, is at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for science students.

Science Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

3,071 students graduate from programs in Arizona in science, on average, per year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from science programs. Specifically, 462 students graduated with certificates in science, 500 with an associate's level degree, 1,900 with a bachelor's level degree, 350 with a master's level degree, and 202 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Science Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 5
  • Certificate 2007: 132
  • Certificate 2008: 269
  • Certificate 2009: 402
  • Certificate 2010: 462
  • Associate 2006: 290
  • Associate 2007: 354
  • Associate 2008: 366
  • Associate 2009: 447
  • Associate 2010: 500
  • Bachelor 2006: 1295
  • Bachelor 2007: 1393
  • Bachelor 2008: 1592
  • Bachelor 2009: 1815
  • Bachelor 2010: 1900
  • Master 2006: 282
  • Master 2007: 279
  • Master 2008: 317
  • Master 2009: 334
  • Master 2010: 350
  • Doctorate 2006: 182
  • Doctorate 2007: 201
  • Doctorate 2008: 184
  • Doctorate 2009: 253
  • Doctorate 2010: 202

Science Program Availability in Arizona

Arizona schools offer a total of 242 science programs. Of these programs, close to 31.8% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Science Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 18
  • Associate: 41
  • Bachelor: 77
  • Master: 61
  • Doctorate: 45

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

Microbiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42300
  • 25th Percentile: 47050
  • Median: 61680
  • 75th Percentile: 80240
  • 90th Percentile: 126240

Life Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Life Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39560
  • 25th Percentile: 44880
  • Median: 56610
  • 75th Percentile: 89260
  • 90th Percentile: 117680

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Salary by Percentile

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35270
  • 25th Percentile: 41210
  • Median: 48470
  • 75th Percentile: 61500
  • 90th Percentile: 80860

Wind Energy Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Wind Energy Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47490
  • 25th Percentile: 65190
  • Median: 87030
  • 75th Percentile: 107380
  • 90th Percentile: 127090

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32660
  • 25th Percentile: 54030
  • Median: 74510
  • 75th Percentile: 92740
  • 90th Percentile: 107540

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Salary by Percentile

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31150
  • 25th Percentile: 39080
  • Median: 55340
  • 75th Percentile: 80940
  • 90th Percentile: 105850

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 56170
  • 25th Percentile: 71730
  • Median: 83430
  • 75th Percentile: 93910
  • 90th Percentile: 103210

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Water Conservationists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38880
  • 25th Percentile: 49040
  • Median: 62200
  • 75th Percentile: 72730
  • 90th Percentile: 89450

Physical Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Physical Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32790
  • 25th Percentile: 39210
  • Median: 63460
  • 75th Percentile: 82980
  • 90th Percentile: 105590

Bioinformatics Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Bioinformatics Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34450
  • 25th Percentile: 44670
  • Median: 59250
  • 75th Percentile: 70460
  • 90th Percentile: 80280

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

Chemists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 34600
  • 25th Percentile: 47780
  • Median: 63700
  • 75th Percentile: 80620
  • 90th Percentile: 110990

Astronomers — Salary by Percentile

Astronomers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47480
  • 25th Percentile: 57420
  • Median: 80690
  • 75th Percentile: 106450
  • 90th Percentile: 130480

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29220
  • 25th Percentile: 36380
  • Median: 49030
  • 75th Percentile: 65170
  • 90th Percentile: 75800

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

Physicists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45450
  • 25th Percentile: 52660
  • Median: 62840
  • 75th Percentile: 100030
  • 90th Percentile: 159240

Hydrologists — Salary by Percentile

Hydrologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 43920
  • 25th Percentile: 51710
  • Median: 60820
  • 75th Percentile: 77990
  • 90th Percentile: 95470

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Salary by Percentile

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42140
  • 25th Percentile: 50280
  • Median: 70740
  • 75th Percentile: 90130
  • 90th Percentile: 106360

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Soil and Plant Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35370
  • 25th Percentile: 43480
  • Median: 54700
  • 75th Percentile: 66960
  • 90th Percentile: 84850

Materials Scientists — Salary by Percentile

Materials Scientists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 44380
  • 25th Percentile: 67250
  • Median: 84600
  • 75th Percentile: 111660
  • 90th Percentile: 135040

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32640
  • 25th Percentile: 41200
  • Median: 52250
  • 75th Percentile: 65510
  • 90th Percentile: 74610

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

Microbiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65550
  • Median Salary 2007: 67140
  • Median Salary 2008: 61630
  • Median Salary 2009: 50890
  • Median Salary 2010: 61680
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 100
  • Total Employed 2010: 140

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Employment Trend

Biochemists and Biophysicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37985
  • Median Salary 2007: 39300
  • Median Salary 2008: 41025
  • Median Salary 2009: 42720
  • Median Salary 2010: 55340
  • Total Employed 2006: 75
  • Total Employed 2007: 75
  • Total Employed 2008: 75
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

Soil and Plant Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59480
  • Median Salary 2007: 59770
  • Median Salary 2008: 55570
  • Median Salary 2009: 54400
  • Median Salary 2010: 54700
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 200
  • Total Employed 2010: 170

Wind Energy Engineers — Employment Trend

Wind Energy Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 78070
  • Median Salary 2007: 80260
  • Median Salary 2008: 82990
  • Median Salary 2009: 85060
  • Median Salary 2010: 87030
  • Total Employed 2006: 2550
  • Total Employed 2007: 2370
  • Total Employed 2008: 2260
  • Total Employed 2009: 2030
  • Total Employed 2010: 1850

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Employment Trend

Geospatial Information Scientists and Technologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 60270
  • Median Salary 2007: 65200
  • Median Salary 2008: 69690
  • Median Salary 2009: 74370
  • Median Salary 2010: 74510
  • Total Employed 2006: 1910
  • Total Employed 2007: 1930
  • Total Employed 2008: 2000
  • Total Employed 2009: 1950
  • Total Employed 2010: 1740

Life Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

Life Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 66930
  • Median Salary 2007: 81750
  • Median Salary 2008: 84370
  • Median Salary 2009: 78430
  • Median Salary 2010: 56610
  • Total Employed 2006: 120
  • Total Employed 2007: 210
  • Total Employed 2008: 290
  • Total Employed 2009: 410
  • Total Employed 2010: 340

Physical Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

Physical Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59990
  • Median Salary 2007: 65030
  • Median Salary 2008: 72960
  • Median Salary 2009: 75170
  • Median Salary 2010: 63460
  • Total Employed 2006: 175
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Bioinformatics Scientists — Employment Trend

Bioinformatics Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 59250
  • Median Salary 2007: 60570
  • Median Salary 2008: 59750
  • Median Salary 2009: 60160
  • Median Salary 2010: 59250
  • Total Employed 2006: 380
  • Total Employed 2007: 420
  • Total Employed 2008: 440
  • Total Employed 2009: 560
  • Total Employed 2010: 720

Astronomers — Employment Trend

Astronomers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 71335
  • Median Salary 2007: 73800
  • Median Salary 2008: 77035
  • Median Salary 2009: 80220
  • Median Salary 2010: 80690
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 150
  • Total Employed 2008: 125
  • Total Employed 2009: 120
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

Soil and Water Conservationists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57250
  • Median Salary 2007: 56510
  • Median Salary 2008: 52110
  • Median Salary 2009: 58300
  • Median Salary 2010: 62200
  • Total Employed 2006: 180
  • Total Employed 2007: 230
  • Total Employed 2008: 270
  • Total Employed 2009: 230
  • Total Employed 2010: 300

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Employment Trend

Anthropologists and Archeologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51040
  • Median Salary 2007: 53980
  • Median Salary 2008: 55310
  • Median Salary 2009: 54180
  • Median Salary 2010: 49030
  • Total Employed 2006: 170
  • Total Employed 2007: 350
  • Total Employed 2008: 290
  • Total Employed 2009: 360
  • Total Employed 2010: 290

Physicists — Employment Trend

Physicists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 80610
  • Median Salary 2007: 83395
  • Median Salary 2008: 71825
  • Median Salary 2009: 60250
  • Median Salary 2010: 62840
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 100
  • Total Employed 2008: 170
  • Total Employed 2009: 230
  • Total Employed 2010: 260

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 58240
  • Median Salary 2007: 55160
  • Median Salary 2008: 57140
  • Median Salary 2009: 51280
  • Median Salary 2010: 52250
  • Total Employed 2006: 190
  • Total Employed 2007: 300
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 380

Hydrologists — Employment Trend

Hydrologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54750
  • Median Salary 2007: 57280
  • Median Salary 2008: 59270
  • Median Salary 2009: 59320
  • Median Salary 2010: 60820
  • Total Employed 2006: 460
  • Total Employed 2007: 450
  • Total Employed 2008: 350
  • Total Employed 2009: 300
  • Total Employed 2010: 300

Chemists — Employment Trend

Chemists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52560
  • Median Salary 2007: 58200
  • Median Salary 2008: 64230
  • Median Salary 2009: 64330
  • Median Salary 2010: 63700
  • Total Employed 2006: 770
  • Total Employed 2007: 760
  • Total Employed 2008: 1060
  • Total Employed 2009: 1220
  • Total Employed 2010: 1010

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Employment Trend

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56620
  • Median Salary 2007: 62280
  • Median Salary 2008: 63240
  • Median Salary 2009: 65720
  • Median Salary 2010: 70740
  • Total Employed 2006: 300
  • Total Employed 2007: 370
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 280
  • Total Employed 2010: 400

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Employment Trend

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 48250
  • Median Salary 2007: 47920
  • Median Salary 2008: 48680
  • Median Salary 2009: 49470
  • Median Salary 2010: 48470
  • Total Employed 2006: 770
  • Total Employed 2007: 1010
  • Total Employed 2008: 1230
  • Total Employed 2009: 1230
  • Total Employed 2010: 1120

Materials Scientists — Employment Trend

Materials Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 61340
  • Median Salary 2007: 63830
  • Median Salary 2008: 84080
  • Median Salary 2009: 88000
  • Median Salary 2010: 84600
  • Total Employed 2006: 200
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 100

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Employment Trend

Atmospheric and Space Scientists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 78970
  • Median Salary 2007: 79150
  • Median Salary 2008: 83940
  • Median Salary 2009: 84920
  • Median Salary 2010: 83430
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 170
  • Total Employed 2009: 190
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Arizona vs National Science Employment

Arizona vs National Science Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 1.370% (9860)

Science Schools in Arizona

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1. Midwestern University - Glendale

19555 N 59th Ave
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 572-3200

Midwestern University-Glendale is near the center of the city. MWU offers two science programs. Out of those, this university offers one bachelor's level science degree to students and one degree at the master's level in science. It is a 4-year research institution.

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2. Dine College

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Tsaile, AZ 86556
(928) 724-6600

Dine College offers two programs in science. It offers two science degrees at the associate's level to students. DC is located in Tsaile, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This small school is one of 2 tribal colleges in Arizona.

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3. The Southwest Institute of Healing Arts

1100 East Apache Blvd
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 994-9244

Founded in 1992, the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is 1.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Tempe, AZ. This school offers subjects including nutrition, science, and healthcare. It offers nine certificates and one associates level degree to students. 1,537 students pursued degrees from the nine programs at this school in 2010. The Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training accredits this small school.

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4. South Mountain Community College

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

South Mountain Community College, which is 5.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Phoenix, AZ. It offers five science programs. Of those, it offers two certificates in science to students and three associate's level science degrees. It is a public 2-year institution.

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5. Ottawa University - Phoenix

10020 North 25th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 371-1188

Ottawa University-Phoenix is near the heart of downtown and Ottawa offers one program in science. This school is a 4-year institution. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering science in terms of programs.

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6. Rio Salado College

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

Rio Salado College is in Tempe, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers three programs in science. More specifically, this college offers one science certificate to students and two science degrees at the associate's level. This community college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

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7. Eastern Arizona College

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

Eastern Arizona College is located in town of Thatcher, Arizona. It offers seven programs in science. Students are offered seven associate's level science degrees by it. 6,799 students seek degrees in 119 programs at this college, overall.

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8. Embry Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott

3700 Willow Creek Road
Prescott, AZ 86301-3720
(928) 777-3728

Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott is near the heart of downtown. Embry-Riddle offers two science programs. It offers two bachelor's level science degrees to students. This research university is a 4-year research institution.

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9. Mohave Community College

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

Mohave Community College offers four science programs. It offers four degrees at the associate's level in science to students. This college is located in Kingman, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This community college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the fourth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering science.

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10. Scottsdale Community College

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

Scottsdale Community College offers two science programs. Out of those, it offers one science certificate to students and one associate's level degree in science. This college, which is very close to Scottsdale, Arizona, is in a rural setting. This public college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

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11. Northern Arizona University

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

Northern Arizona University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Flagstaff, AZ. This university offers 36 programs in science. Specifically, NAU offers students one certificate in science, 26 bachelor's level science degrees, seven master's level degrees in science, and two degrees at the doctorate level in science. This university is one of 5 research universities in Arizona.

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12. Arizona Western College

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

Arizona Western College is near Yuma, AZ. It offers five science programs. This school offers five science degrees at the associate's level to students. It is one of 27 public post-secondary institutions in Arizona.

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13. 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 six programs in science. Of those, this college offers students two certificates in science and four science degrees at the associate's level. It is a public 2-year institution.

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14. 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 heart of downtown, is in Tucson, AZ. The UA offers 91 science programs. Of those, the UA offers students 22 bachelor's level science degrees, 35 degrees at the master's level in science, and 34 science degrees at the doctorate level. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the largest institution in the state of Arizona offering science in terms of programs.

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15. Prescott College

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

Prescott College is near the heart of downtown. It offers 24 programs in science. More specifically, students are offered one science certificate by it, 15 degrees at the bachelor's level in science, and eight master's level degrees in science. It is the only liberal arts college in Arizona.

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16. Mesa Community College

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

Mesa Community College is near the heart of downtown. This college offers four science programs. Out of those, students are offered two science certificates by it and two degrees at the associate's level in science. This community college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, this college is the eighth largest institution in the state of Arizona offering science.

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17. Paradise Valley Community College

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

Paradise Valley Community College is near Phoenix, AZ. It offers two programs in science. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in science by it and one degree at the associate's level in science. This college is a public 2-year institution.

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18. 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. It offers two science programs. More specifically, this college offers one science certificate to students and one science degree at the associate's level. This mid-sized college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

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19. Chandler/Gilbert Community College

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

Chandler/Gilbert Community College offers four programs in science. Out of those, students are offered two certificates in science by it and two associate's level degrees in science. It is located in the suburbs of Chandler, Arizona. 12,296 students seek degrees in 63 Chandler/Gilbert Community College programs, overall.

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20. Phoenix College

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

Phoenix College is near the center of the city. It offers three programs in science. Specifically, this community college offers one certificate in science to students and two science degrees at the associate's level. Overall, 13,000 students seek degrees in 137 programs at this college.

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21. GateWay Community College

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

GateWay Community College offers four science programs. Out of those, students are offered two science certificates by this college and two degrees at the associate's level in science. This mid-sized college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Phoenix, AZ. This college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.

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22. Cochise College

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

Cochise College offers four programs in science. More specifically, it offers one science certificate to students and three degrees at the associate's level in science. This medium-sized school, which is just a few miles from Douglas, is in a rural setting. It is one of 27 public post-secondary institutions in Arizona.

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