Arizona contains two schools that offer aviation programs. Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott, the highest-ranking aviation school in AZ, has a total student population of 1,672 and is the 2904th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 aviation 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 Rio Salado College as the lowest recorded at only $11,005/yr.
Aviation students from Arizona schools who go on to become aviation safety inspectors, aerospace engineers, aviators, aviation engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. 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 aviation schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from aviation, 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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