Avondale, AZ (population: 89,387) has six investment schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Phoenix-Online Campus, the highest ranked school in this group with an investment 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).
Investment students from Avondale schools who go on to become investment managers, investment bankers, finance analysts, financial planners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Personal financial advisors make on average $94,180 per year and there are about 149,460 of them employed in the US today.
Avondale 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.
Of the 6 investment schools with a 100-mile radius of Avondale, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Online Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,066/yr) for investment students, with Mesa Community College as the lowest, reported at only $9,090/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Avondale|
|Casa Grande||AZ||47,388||1||16.7022||3||49.7 miles|
|Prescott Valley||AZ||41,046||1||8.12951||6||82.3 miles|