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.