Phoenix, AZ (population: 1,635,783) has three adult education schools within its city limits. University of Phoenix-Online Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with an adult education program, has a total student population of 380,232. It is the 636th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of Arizona (#1 is Northern Arizona University). To learn more about adult education programs in Phoenix, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of adult education professors at University of Phoenix such as Nancy Bailey, Ryan Hickman, and Winder Susan.
Adult Education students from Phoenix schools who go on to become adult education teachers, economics professors, teachers, educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,880 people working as education teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $62,160. Also, Education administrators make on average $95,340 per year and there are about 105,900 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area alone, there are 1,440 employed education administrators earning an average salary of $95,650. Education teachers in this area earn $52,860/yr and there are 280 employed.
Phoenix lies in Maricopa county, which is one of the 15 counties in Arizona. Overall, the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area has 1,763,410 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Phoenix are held by education teachers, and 1/1000 are held by education administrators.
Of the 3 adult education schools in Phoenix, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Online Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,066/yr) for adult education students, with University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam Campus as the lowest, reported at only $23,955/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Phoenix|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||48.8 miles|
|Prescott Valley||AZ||41,046||1||8.12951||6||75.4 miles|