College Education In Arizona: Arizona hosts 25 public and 46 private educational institutions in addition to a strong community college education system. The state is served by three prominent public universities: The University of Arizona, Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University.
Arizona Colleges In the Rankings: U.S. News and World Report rankings: National Rankings – University of Arizona (#96), Arizona State University (#121); In addition the University of Arizona, located in Tucson, has earned a place among America’s top 20 research institutions.
A Closer Look at Arizona Education: Arizona’s community colleges were historically governed by a separate statewide Board of Directors, but in 2002 the state legislature transferred most oversight authority to individual community college districts.
Did You Know? Arizona is home to two cooking schools, both in Scottsdale: the Arizona Culinary Institute and the Scottsdale Culinary Institute. The latter is associated with the world-renowned Le Cordon Bleu training program and offers courses in Culinary Arts, Patisserie and Baking, and Hospitality and Restaurant Management.