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Education in Greater Phoenix

The Greater Phoenix region features nationally ranked schools and globally renowned universities, all geared toward preparing a talented workforce for the in-demand jobs of today and tomorrow. Innovative programs at the K-12 level and access to institutions of higher learning focused on research and development make Greater Phoenix a great place to learn and grow.

Higher Education Opportunities

More than 40 higher education institutions across the Greater Phoenix region provide an opportunity for advanced learning.

Degree Options

Higher education certification and degree programs ranging from manufacturing technology to bioscience provide plenty of options for your career.

Talent Retention

With a host of career opportunities for students, 70% of ASU graduates remain in the state of Arizona following graduation.

By The Numbers

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Arizona State University is the #1 most innovative university in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report
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3 public high schools in Arizona are ranked in the top 10 nationally
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There are more than 1,100 public schools in the Greater Phoenix public school system

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Learn in Greater Phoenix

Greater Phoenix offers robust educational opportunities, including innovative K-12 programs, nationally recognized public and charter schools, and world-renowned universities.

The region’s public school system consists of anore than 1,100 public schools, and Greater Phoenix has a strong system of charter schools—many of which are nationally ranked. Such schools offer diverse, specialized curricula, such as Phoenix’s Bioscience High School, which emphasizes science, technology, engineering and math instruction. Other schools include those with specializations in fine arts, including the Arizona School for the Arts.

Arizona State University, Grand Canyon University, Maricopa Community Colleges, Northern Arizona University, the University of Arizona and the University of Phoenix are among the region’s more than 40 universities and other institutions of higher learning.

Arizona State University is a world-renowned institution, with a student population of nearly 90,000 across four campuses. It is ranked #5 in the nation for best-qualified graduates, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Maricopa Community Colleges is the largest public community college system in the United States, training and educating more than 250,000 individuals annually.