Liberal Arts Schools In Arizona

Liberal Arts classes faculty can choose to work at one of 30 accredited liberal arts schools in Arizona. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in liberal arts in the state of Arizona, which encompasses liberal arts training at the following levels:

  • Liberal Arts Certificate
  • Associates degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors degree in Liberal Arts
  • Masters degree in Liberal Arts
  • PhD degree in Liberal Arts


Schools

  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Arizona Western College

    2020 S. Avenue 8E, Yuma, Arizona 85365-8834

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Central Arizona College

    8470 N Overfield Rd, Coolidge, Arizona 85128-9030

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Cochise College

    4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, Arizona 85607-9724

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Eastern Arizona College

    615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, Arizona 85552-0769

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ

    6000 W Olive Ave, Glendale, Arizona 85302

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. GateWay Community College in Phoenix

    108 N. 40th Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

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  10. Mohave Community College

    1971 Jagerson Ave, Kingman, Arizona 86409-1238

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Dine College

    Tsaile, Arizona 86556

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Northland Pioneer College

    2251 E. Navajo Blvd., Holbrook, Arizona 86025-0610

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. Phoenix College

    1202 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85013

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  15. Pima Community College

    401 North Bonita Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85709-5000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Rio Salado College

    2323 W 14th St, Tempe, Arizona 85281

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Scottsdale Community College

    9000 E Chaparral Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85256

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. South Mountain Community College

    7050 S 24th St, Phoenix, Arizona 85040

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Arizona Christian University

    2625 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85032-7097

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. Western International University

    9215 N Black Canyon Hwy., Phoenix, Arizona 85021

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  22. Yavapai College

    1100 E Sheldon St, Prescott, Arizona 86301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  23. Paradise Valley Community College

    18401 N 32nd St, Phoenix, Arizona 85032

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  24. Chandler/Gilbert Community College

    2626 E Pecos Rd, Chandler, Arizona 85225-2499

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  25. University of Phoenix-Online Campus

    3157 E. Elwood Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85034-7209

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  26. Estrella Mountain Community College

    3000 N Dysart Rd, Avondale, Arizona 85323-1000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. Coconino County Community College

    2800 S. Lone Tree Rd., Flagstaff, Arizona 86001-2701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  28. Argosy University-Phoenix

    2233 West Dunlap Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  29. Tohono O'Odham Community College

    Highway 86, Mile Post 115.5 N, Sells, Arizona 85634-3129

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  30. Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division

    2233 West Dunlap Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Liberal Arts Employment

Arizona 930
National 69,880

Approximately 1% of the country's liberal arts professionals work in Arizona state.

Employment Growth for Liberal arts professionals In Arizona

1,190 1,020 720 870 930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of liberal arts professionals is shrinking in Arizona. In 2010 there were 260 less liberal arts professionals working in Arizona than there were in 2006. Thus, in Arizona, this field has shrunk by 22% in four years. This is faster than the trend for liberal arts professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of liberal arts professionals has grown by 18% between 2006 and 2010.

Liberal Arts VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$44,770 $48,250 $52,990 $54,270 $64,350
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Liberal Arts
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of liberal arts professionals is declining, the salaries paid to liberal arts professionals are increasing in Arizona. Liberal arts professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $44,770 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $64,350 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Liberal arts professionals in Arizona

10th percentile
$38,580
25th percentile
$46,970
50th percentile
$58,440
75th percentile
$76,080
90th percentile
$94,700

This represents a growth in salaries of 30%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 145% pay differential between the highest paid liberal arts professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of liberal arts in Arizona.

Average Salaries for Liberal arts professionals and related professions in Arizona

English
$56,233
History
$44,700
Liberal Arts
$64,350
Math
$68,800
Music
$20,600

In Arizona, liberal arts professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Liberal Arts programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona

associate
44
bachelor
16
master
9
doctor
2
Certificate
11
Total82

The number of students graduating from the 30 accredited liberal arts schools in Arizona is increasing. In Arizona, there were 7,931 graduates in 2006. And there were 7,942 graduates from liberal arts courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 0% percent increase in the number of liberal arts school degree or certificate graduates in Arizona. 54% of these graduates received a associate's degree in liberal arts.

Liberal Arts Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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