Phoenix, AZ (population: 1,635,783) has fourteen business management schools within its city limits. University of Phoenix-Online Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with a business management 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 business management programs in Phoenix, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of business management professors at University of Phoenix such as Jim Alstott, Susan Bradley, and Gregory Martin.
Business Management students from Phoenix schools who go on to become business executives, businessmen, businesswomen, managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 6,063,670 people working as business and financial operations employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,900. Also, Agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes make on average $87,430 per year and there are about 11,700 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale area alone, there are 110 employed agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes earning an average salary of $43,910. Business and financial operations employees in this area earn $59,600/yr and there are 92,940 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 53 out of every 1000 jobs in Phoenix are held by business and financial operations employees, and 0/1000 are held by agents and business managers of artists, performers, and athletes.
Of the 14 business management schools in Phoenix, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Anthem College-Phoenix comes out as the most expensive ($43,008/yr) for business management students, with Phoenix College as the lowest, reported at only $8,058/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|