Which Arizona colleges receive the most federal student aid?


University of Phoenix-Arizona and Arizona State University-Tempe reported receiving the most federal financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year among Arizona schools, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The analysis is based on data reported annually to the U.S. Department of Education.

Top Arizona recipients of federal student aid

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
Number receiving aid
Total amount
Average aid per student
1
University of Phoenix-Arizona
Tempe
131,629
5,197
$28,885,678
$5,558
2
Arizona State University-Tempe
Tempe
51,869
2,188
$10,810,873
$4,941
3
University of Arizona
Tucson
43,161
1,825
$8,074,934
$4,425
4
Pima Medical Institute-Tucson
Tucson
2,109
1,501
$8,018,078
$5,342
5
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff
30,361
1,691
$7,836,772
$4,634
6
Pima Community College
Tucson
24,956
1,252
$6,083,625
$4,859
7
Grand Canyon University
Phoenix
75,834
1,037
$4,839,129
$4,666
8
Arizona Automotive Institute
Glendale
739
963
$4,408,708
$4,578
9
Glendale Community College
Glendale
19,000
912
$4,071,103
$4,464
10
Arizona Western College
Yuma
7,569
649
$3,384,845
$5,215

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Organizations in this Story

Arizona Automotive Institute Arizona State University-Tempe Arizona Western College Glendale Community College Grand Canyon University Northern Arizona University Pima Community College Pima Medical Institute-Tucson University of Arizona University of Phoenix-Arizona

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