Arizona contains nineteen schools that offer broadcasting programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking broadcasting school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 19 broadcasting schools in Arizona, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Art Institute of Phoenix comes out as the most expensive ($29,389/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Broadcasting students from Arizona schools who go on to become broadcast technicians, reporters, news reporters, news anchors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 31,220 people working as broadcast technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $38,330. Also, Broadcast news analysts make on average $67,990 per year and there are about 5,820 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 70 employed broadcast news analysts earning an average yearly salary of $59,680. Broadcast technicians in this state earn $39,390/yr and there are 450 employed.
Also, within the broadcasting schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from broadcasting, 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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