Arizona contains one school that offers optical sciences programs. University of Arizona has a total student population of 38,767 and is the 834th highest ranked school in America.
Optical Sciences students from Arizona schools who go on to become optical scientists, opticians, eye doctors, optics professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 60,840 people working as opticians, dispensing alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $34,790. Also, Therapists make on average $54,400 per year and there are about 13,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 130 employed therapists earning an average yearly salary of $45,640. Opticians, dispensing in this state earn $32,620/yr and there are 990 employed.
Also, within the optical sciences schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from optical sciences, 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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