Universities & Colleges in Arizona

Accredited universities and colleges in the U.S. state of Arizona:

Arizona State University - rated 93rd in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2008, moving up from 96th in 2007.

A.T. Still University - The Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine is ranked 16th in the nation for rural medicine in the US News & World Report’s“America’s Best Graduate Schools 2007” edition.

DeVry University - DeVry University campuses in California are the No. 1 producer of Hispanic graduates, according to the Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - The aerospace engineering degree program at Daytona Beach is ranked Number One in the U.S. News & World Report college rankings of aerospace engineering degree schools without a Ph.D. program.

Grand Canyon University - ranked No. 1 on the first annual online college rankings taken by the Online Educational Database, or OEDb in 2007.

Midwestern University - MWU (Arizona) is ranked 26th among all US universities for its physician assistant program (US News & World Report 2008 Edition).

Northern Arizona University - Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine named NAU as one of the nation’s best values in public colleges and the best value in the state.

Prescott College - ranked as one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review's "The Best 368 Colleges" 2009 edition.

University of Arizona - 18th globally in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities 2008. 77th internationally in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2008.

Western International University - 35th among top online universities and colleges in the OEDb's Online College Rankings 2009.

Northcentral University - regionally accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. NCU's business school is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

University of Advancing Technology - UAT is an ACICS accredited private college.

Arizona Western College - a two-year public community college accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Central Arizona College - accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Chaparral College - received accreditation by the ACICS (Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools).

Eastern Arizona College - a participant of The Higher Learning Commission's Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP).

High-Tech Institute - accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT).

Lamson College - licensed by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education to operate in the state of Arizona, and accredited by ACICS.

Yavapai College - accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (NCA).

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