Education Opportunities


Learning Options for Every Interest

Arizona State University
+ Tempe is home to the main campus of Arizona State University
+ 65,000 students and 12,000 employees
+ Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. programs available
+ Areas of specialty include: Barrett Honors College, College of Design, College of Education, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering,College of Law, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, College of Nursing, College of Public Programs, Division of Undergraduate Academic Services (DUAS), Graduate College, Herberger College of Fine Arts, and the W. P. Carey School of Business.

Maricopa County Community College District
+ Headquartered in Tempe
+ Nationally recognized for providing customized workforce training/development courses to area businesses
+ Colleges award more than 4,000 degrees and 10,000 certificates annually
+ 12 colleges in Maricopa County offer Associate in Arts (AA); Associate in Science (AS); Associate in Applied Science
(AAS); Associate in Business (ABus); Associate in General Studies (AGS); and Associate in Transfer Partnership (ATP)
+ Certificates of Completion are offered in diverse occupational areas

Other Colleges and Trade Schools
+ University of Advancing Computer Technology

+ Rio Salado College
+ University of Phoenix
+ Arizona School of Massage Therapy
+ Lamson Junior College
+ New Horizons Computer Learning Centers
+ Ottawa University
+ Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences
+ Southwest Institute of Healing Arts

Primary and Secondary Education
+ 8 public high schools Tempe Union High School District
+ 4 public middle schools Tempe Elementary School District
+ 18 public elementary schools Tempe Elementary School District and Kyrene Elementary School District
+ Tempe schools have among the state’s best test scores
+ Private school opportunities exist with Tempe Preparatory Academy and a variety of parochial and charter schools
+ Check out or to compare test scores, demographics and locations of these schools