Arizona contains three schools that offer aerospace engineering programs. University of Arizona, the highest-ranking aerospace engineering school in AZ, has a total student population of 38,767 and is the 834th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 aerospace engineering schools in Arizona, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott comes out as the most expensive ($30,467/yr), with GateWay Community College as the lowest recorded at only $9,194/yr.
Aerospace Engineering students from Arizona schools who go on to become aerospace engineers, engineers, aviation engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 70,570 people working as aerospace engineers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $96,270. Also, Aerospace engineering and operations technicians make on average $59,820 per year and there are about 7,940 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the aerospace engineering schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from aerospace engineering, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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