Arizona contains six schools that offer economics programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking economics school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 economics schools in Arizona, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Prescott College comes out as the most expensive ($25,284/yr), with Cochise College as the lowest recorded at only $3,614/yr.
Economics students from Arizona schools who go on to become economists, economics professors, analysts, economic analysts, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,160 people working as economists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $96,320. Also, Business and financial operations employees make on average $65,900 per year and there are about 6,063,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 118,480 employed business and financial operations employees earning an average yearly salary of $58,830. Economists in this state earn $61,730/yr and there are 80 employed.
Also, within the economics schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from economics, 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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