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Online Colleges in Arizona

Most Affordable Online Colleges
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Arizona is home to the immense Grand Canyon National Park, where millions of years ago the Colorado River carved out one of the most spectacular places in all of the United States. It's also home to many nationally recognized colleges and universities where students can begin carving out their careers -- and in a much shorter time.

Many students get their start at one of Arizona's many community colleges. The 21 community colleges in the state are linked by AZ Transfer, which helps students transfer their associate degrees to four-year universities.

Arizona has three major public universities -- Arizona State University in Tempe, Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff and University of Arizona in Tucson. In the 2013-2014 school year, the Arizona university system awarded 26,634 bachelor's degrees and 10,222 graduate degrees, the Arizona Board of Regents reports. Fall enrollment in 2015 was 158,681 full-time equivalent students for the entire Arizona University system, the board adds.

The chart below represents the total number of degree-granting institutions in Arizona for students pursuing online degrees:

Degree LevelNumber of Online ProgramsNumber of Colleges
Associate13228
Bachelor's19718
Master's16917

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there were more than 6.82 million people living in Arizona in July of 2015. More than 27 percent of the state's population had obtained at least a minimum of a bachelor's degree in 2014, the bureau adds. In May of 2015, there were 2.58 million people working in Arizona, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports. Median annual wages in Arizona for that time were just under $35,000, the BLS adds.

Most Affordable Online Colleges in Arizona

Most students are concerned about the overall cost of college. To help these students, below are the five two-year and five four-year colleges that offer the lowest tuition in Arizona. The tuition data used to create this ranking was reported to the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System by each of the respective schools.

The schools below are ranked solely on their affordability. Check out the Top College Tool if you would like to see a ranking of Arizona schools that considers other factors that measure overall quality.

Most Affordable Two-Year Online Colleges in Arizona

Smaller community colleges are a great place to begin the college experience. Many offer smaller class sizes and lower tuition costs, which helps lower the tab for total college expenses. Students can work toward an associate degree that they can use to transfer as juniors to a four-year university and earn their bachelor's degrees. The following are the most affordable two-year online colleges in Arizona.

1

Northland Pioneer College

Accredited
 
Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$1,584
Distance Education Participation Distance Education Participation refers to the percentage of students taking either some or all of the courses via distance education, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.
66.8%
Institution Type
Public

About

Northland Pioneer College's four campus locations and five additional centers throughout northeastern Arizona serve about 8,000 students annually, many of them of Navajo and Apache heritage. Northland Pioneer College offers a wide range of online classes for students working toward their associate degrees. Students new to Northland Pioneer College and who have completed fewer than 12 credits must attend an orientation session at a campus location. Students who live outside of the college's service area also may be required to test at proctored sites.

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Pima Community College

Accredited
 
Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$1,692
Distance Education Participation Distance Education Participation refers to the percentage of students taking either some or all of the courses via distance education, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.
27.96%
Institution Type
Public

About

Pima Community College serves students throughout Greater Tucson from its six campus locations and multiple learning centers. Pima Community College offers various online classes for students working toward their associate degrees, and it also offers two fully online degree paths. The online Associate of Arts degree in liberal arts is for students transferring to a four-year university with general education in writing, art, history or languages. On the other hand, the general studies transfer degree can be tailored to a variety of subject areas. Pima uses the Desire2Learn content management system for online course delivery.

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Cochise County Community College District

Accredited
 
Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$1,800
Distance Education Participation Distance Education Participation refers to the percentage of students taking either some or all of the courses via distance education, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.
40.44%
Institution Type
Public

About

Cochise College was one of Arizona's first community colleges. The college serves students of Cochise County from its two campus locations in southeastern Arizona, as well as through a rich array of online class offerings. Cochise College offers more than 200 online classes. The college also offers 11 fully online associate degree programs, including study in economics, humanities, social sciences, psychology, English, social work, business administration, computer information systems and computer programming. The community college uses Moodle for its content delivery system. Students residing outside of Arizona must receive authorization before enrolling at Cochise College.

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Arizona Western College

Accredited
 
Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$1,824
Distance Education Participation Distance Education Participation refers to the percentage of students taking either some or all of the courses via distance education, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.
46.61%
Institution Type
Public

About

Located in Yuma, Arizona Western College offers dozens of different online options for students working toward their general education requirements. Students can choose fully online courses in accounting, medical terminology, criminal justice, art, astronomy, information systems, education, English and many more topics. Although students must complete many of their degree requirements by attending regular campus classes, Arizona Western College has a plethora of web-based and hybrid courses, which require at least 50 percent class participation. It also offers telecourse and interactive television classes as well. Arizona Western College uses Blackboard for its content management system.

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Yavapai College

Accredited
 
Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$1,896
Distance Education Participation Distance Education Participation refers to the percentage of students taking either some or all of the courses via distance education, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.
38.03%
Institution Type
Public

About

Located in Prescott, Yavapai College offers nine fully online degree paths. Students can choose from associate degree programs in arts, business, general studies, accounting, administration of justice, management, paralegal studies or professional administration. Ever wanted to create games for smartphones? Yavapai also offers an online associate degree path in video game development. Coursework includes study in 3D modeling and animation, game theory and design, and entry and advanced study in video game engines. Although some electives may not be available online, the college notes there are a variety of online options to satisfy the requirements of each online degree.

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Most Affordable Four-Year Online Colleges in Arizona

Some students want to get the full college experience right from the start and attend a larger university in their home state. Here are the most-affordable four-year online colleges in Arizona.

1

Diné College

Accredited
 
Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$660
Distance Education Participation Distance Education Participation refers to the percentage of students taking either some or all of the courses via distance education, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.
66.94%
Institution Type
Public

About

Diné College is the educational institution for the Navajo Nation and serves a 27,000-square-mile region. There is a main campus in Tsaile, as well as other locations throughout Navajo reservation land. While Diné College primarily serves a Navajo population, it maintains an open-door policy for non-Navajo students. Diné College does not offer any fully online degree programs, so students working toward their degrees must complete many of their degree requirements on campus.

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Western International University

Accredited
 
Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$6,000
Distance Education Participation Distance Education Participation refers to the percentage of students taking either some or all of the courses via distance education, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.
N/A
Institution Type
Private

About

Although Western International University started as a campus-based university in Phoenix, it's become a leader in online education. The university offers many different options for online study, including bachelor's degree programs in accounting, behavioral sciences, business administration, human resources and information technology. Western International University also offers fully online master's degree programs in accounting, business administration, human dynamics, information systems, leadership and public administration. Prospective students are required to take an introductory full-credit course prior to enrollment in a degree program before being fully admitted to Western International University. In addition to serving students based in the U.S., the university also serves students living abroad and serving in the Armed Forces.

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National Paralegal College

Accredited
 
Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$6,600
Distance Education Participation Distance Education Participation refers to the percentage of students taking either some or all of the courses via distance education, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.
100%
Institution Type
Private

About

Headquartered in Phoenix, National Paralegal College has offered online degree programs in paralegal and business studies since 2003. Students at the college can typically complete an online paralegal certificate program in seven months, or they can continue their online studies and earn a paralegal associate degree usually in 15 months. Students may be able to earn a bachelor's degree in legal studies or business administration in three years.

Students at National Paralegal College can use applicable transfer credits to finish degree requirements more quickly. Students who pursue online bachelor's degrees in business can also choose from two different concentrations: human resources and business law. Lastly, online students can pursue master's degrees in legal studies, compliance law or taxation from National Juris University, the college's graduate arm.

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Northern Arizona University

Accredited
 
Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$8,072
Distance Education Participation Distance Education Participation refers to the percentage of students taking either some or all of the courses via distance education, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.
37.91%
Institution Type
Public

About

Northern Arizona University offers online study at more than 30 campus locations throughout the state. Students can pursue dozens of fully online bachelor's and master's degree pathways, including study in arts, humanities, business administration, computer technology, education, health, math, science and criminal justice, to name a few fields. Drilling down further into those areas, students can pursue degrees in homeland security, hotel management, small business administration, geospatial sciences, multi-cultural education, and many more prominent fields. Northern Arizona University uses Blackboard Learn for its content management system. Classes can either be fully online or blended, which mixes on-campus study with online coursework.

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Arizona State University-Skysong

Accredited
 
Tuition/Year Tuition per year refers to the average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates and, if applicable, graduate students as of 2014, according to the National Center for Education Statistics
$8,178
Distance Education Participation Distance Education Participation refers to the percentage of students taking either some or all of the courses via distance education, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.
N/A
Institution Type
Public

About

Skysong is Arizona State University's Innovation Center in Scottsdale. The university system serves students not only in Arizona but throughout the world. Students at Arizona State University have one of the most diverse arenas of online study available at any Arizona-based institution. The university's online arm offers more than 100 fully online degree programs. Students can earn bachelor's degrees in dozens of different specialty fields, from food industry management to data analytics to film and media studies. Alternatively, they can earn master's degrees in American media and popular culture, biomimicry, construction management, or global management. The options for higher education at Arizona State University are vast.

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College Accreditation in Arizona

It's important to choose a properly accredited college. Accreditation means educational programs adhere to a predetermined set of quality standards and students’ degrees are valid and transferable.

The following organization is the primary accrediting body for most postsecondary institutions in Arizona:

  • Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

However, some technical colleges, like Arizona College, formerly Arizona College of Allied Health, are accredited by a different accrediting body:

  • Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools

Students can check with the Department of Education to see which organization accredits their prospective school.

School Interviews

Ever wonder what it's like going to a community college or a large university in Arizona? Here are interviews from top educators who speak about the benefits of attending online college in Arizona.

 Adam Woodrow
We may see the importance of instructional designers continue to rise and online courses will look cleaner and be developed for learners of all different styles.

Adam Woodrow

Assistant Director of Virtual Campus

Cochise College

Q. Can you tell us a little about the online programs offered at Cochise?

Depending on course availability, Cochise College offers 14 degree programs and three certificates that may be completed online. We educate about 3,000 online students per year through the learning management system Moodle. Military students make up the bulk of our enrollment, thanks to our physical proximity to the Fort Huachuca Army post. Soldiers can begin their degree while stationed here and finish it online while stationed elsewhere. Our non-military students use our online programs as a convenient way to earn general education course credits that transfer to the three state universities in Arizona.

Q. What advice would you give to students interested in an online degree program?

It depends on the student's comfort with and experience being online. That may sound silly in 2015, but learning in an online environment is different than walking into a classroom. I took online courses 10 years ago because I heard they were easier. And then I came to the first assignment and got stuck on a problem. I quickly figured out "easier" actually meant "on your own." But that was 10 years ago and online course development has done a 180 since. Courses are more engaging and interactive and instructors are more present and available. Before enrolling in an online program, my advice would be to take a free course from Coursera or edX to get a feel for online education and determine the type of learner you are.

Q. How do you anticipate online learning might evolve in the coming years?

Online education is still in its infancy compared to traditional classroom learning. And like the Internet in its infancy, only computer nerds could navigate and understand it. In the next 10 to 15 years, we may see the importance of instructional designers continue to rise and online courses will look cleaner and be developed for learners of all different styles. Educators are coming around to the importance of developing a presence to teach online. For the longest time, online education just meant "how do I make this face-to-face course an online course?" They simply took face-to-face elements to an online environment, and their message got lost. They're finally realizing that what students really want is someone there to respond when they need help -- an instructor who is present. We may see more teachers leave the physical classroom to become dedicated online instructors.


 Stacey Hilton
Online learning has worked best for students who have the motivation and passion to enhance their education …

Stacey Hilton

Dean of Computer Technologies and Instructional Support

Yavapai College

Q. Can you tell us a little about the online programs offered at Yavapai?

Yavapai College has approximately 30 associate degree and certificate programs that are offered entirely online. We offer a number of associate degrees as well as Associate of Applied Science Degrees with emphasis in Accounting, Administration of Justice, Emergency Management Applications, Fire Science, Management, Office Administration, Paralegal Studies, and Video Game Development. There are a number of online certificate programs that potentially lead into the AAS degree.

Yavapai College has been offering courses online since prior to 2000. In order to keep up with online learning in higher education today, we continue to evaluate different parts of term such as 5-week and 7-week courses to meet the demands of our learners. Yavapai College has adopted Quality Matters, a national leader in quality assurance for online education that has received national recognition for its peer-based approach to continuous improvement in online education and student learning. In addition, Yavapai College recently went through a thorough evaluation of learning management systems (LMS) and will be transitioning to a new LMS in fall 2015. YC has prioritized online learning as a strategic initiative at the college and has put student success in all facets of learning as their priority. YC is excited to take our digital learning environment to the next level using collaborative and student engagement features that have the potential to enhance student learning and improve the academic quality of courses at Yavapai College.

Q. What advice would you give to students interested in an online degree program?

Students at Yavapai College have the same admission requirements and access to support resources as students on campus. The need for traditional courses will never disappear if we truly consider the learning styles of our students. Online learning has worked best for students who have the motivation and passion to enhance their education or skill set in a specific discipline. Participative learning and collaboration among your peers and instructor are key components to the success in your online course. Students must be willing to invest in a routine schedule to manage their time and priorities. Students who possess a higher level of self-discipline have been more successful in their online courses. A supportive network of family and friends is also beneficial for encouragement and accountability.

Q. How do you anticipate online learning might evolve in the coming years?

There has been much technological advancement in higher education over the past 20 years. Technology has changed the way we teach and learn in higher education based on the collaborative ways we interact with one another. The interaction between a student and instructor, student and student, and student and content has always been the key component of quality in online learning. There will continue to be future advancements in technology that will change the way we interact with one another, so adaptability to the needs of our learners will be a necessity in the way we approach education. The goal of preparing students with 21st century skills will continue to be the same, but how we go about educating our students will depend on reviewing the mastery for a specific competency or skill. Competency based learning and credit for prior learning will receive more and more attention as institutions find ways to address the mastery in a particular skill set. Mobile devices such tablets and smart phones will continue to evolve as students and instructors expect more out of mobile learning.

Financial Aid in Arizona

Financial aid for college-bound Arizonans is offered in the form of scholarships, grants and loans. The state even helps parents to plan for their child's future college education with a tax-deferred college savings plan called the AZ Family College Savings Program. Those heading off to college need to first complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This helps state aid-granting institutions determine a student's eligibility.

Arizona Scholarships

The state of Arizona offers a wide variety of scholarship types for its student residents, from the general to the very niche. Arizona State University, the largest university in the state, offers several scholarships for its students. Not attending ASU? No worries, there are still plenty of scholarships on offer from Arizona organizations. See three of these below to start your scholarship search:

This program is specifically intended for Arizona seniors with ACT scores of 29 or higher or SAT scores of 1300 or higher. Students must also rank in the top 5 percent of their graduating class and demonstrate leadership within extracurricular activities.

  • Application deadline:  October 23rd
  • Award amount:  Covers the cost of tuition, fees, room and board, and two or more travel abroad experiences
  • Number of scholarships awarded: 20
  • Renewable: Yes
  • Minimum GPA: 3.5
  • Merit vs. need-based: Merit
  • Ethnicity: All
  • Academic status:  Undergraduate at an Arizona public university
  • Residency required: Yes
Applying for scholarships doesn't always have to be so serious. This scholarship, offered by the Dairy Council of Arizona, gives away a $12,000 college scholarship to a first place winner every year. To enter, students must take a picture of themselves with their best milk mustache (photos must include a dairy product in the shot).

  • Application deadline:  August 15
  • Award amount: 1st place winner: $12,000; 2nd place winner: $10,000; 3rd place winner: $8,000.
  • Number of scholarships awarded: 3
  • Renewable:  No
  • Minimum GPA:  None
  • Merit vs. need-based:  Not applicable
  • Ethnicity: All
  • Academic status:  Enrolled in college in Arizona
  • Residency required:  Yes
These scholarship opportunities aim to promote the academic goals of working women in the state of Arizona. Scholarships are offered for women 25 years and older enrolled in one of the state's community colleges.

  • Application deadline: April 1
  • Award amount: $1,500
  • Number of scholarships awarded: Not specified
  • Renewable: Not specified
  • Minimum GPA: Not specified
  • Merit vs. need-based:  Not specified
  • Ethnicity: All
  • Academic status:  Admittance into a community college
  • Residency required:  Yes

Want to learn more about applying for scholarships? Check out our Ultimate Guide to Scholarships.

Arizona Grants

According to state officials, 70 percent of the state's student body is eligible to receive some type of higher education grant. Connecting students to these opportunities is the job of the Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education (ACPE), which maintains a database of grant programs on their website.

This program offers awards for undergraduate sophomores, juniors and seniors who demonstrate significant financial need and are enrolled in approved academic majors. These include science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors, and other subject areas critical to the state of Arizona.

  • Application deadline:  Not specified. Inquire upon completion of the FAFSA.
  • Award amount: $2,000
This program administers grants to low-income residents of Arizona who are enrolled at least half-time. Financial need is determined by a student's FAFSA application, and participating institutions award these grants directly.

  • Application deadline:  Not specified. Inquire upon completion of the FAFSA.
  • Award amount:  Average grant is around $1,000
This program is administered through the office of the governor. It is designed for students who prove financial need and are attending two- or four-year colleges. If a student is unable to complete their degree, this grant becomes a loan that must be repaid.

  • Application deadline:  Not specified. Inquire upon completion of the FAFSA.
  • Award amount:  $2,000

For more on grants, be sure to browse our Ultimate Guide to Grants.

Arizona Loans

There are a few different options for forgivable loans for Arizona students who meet certain financial or academic criteria. Note that the Arizona Higher Education Loan Authority (AHELA), which was once the nonprofit provider of federal student loans for the state of Arizona, was replaced by the U.S. Department of Education's Direct Loan program in 2010.

This loan is a need-based, forgivable loan offered for up to three years. If you qualify, you must commit to teaching in an Arizona public school for a certain amount of time; otherwise, you have to pay the loan back, with interest.

  • Application deadline:  Not specified. Inquire upon completion of the FAFSA.
  • Award amount: $7,000
The Arizona Central Credit Union offers loans with interest rates starting at 3.5 percent APR (depending on the student's credit qualifications) through this program. Their online application system calculates total cost and monthly payment amounts.

  • Application deadline: Not specified
  • Award amount: $3,000-$15,000

Read our Ultimate Guide to Student Loans for more resources on loans.

Additional Resources for Financial Aid in Arizona

Top Cities For Students In Arizona

There are many different large cities where online students in Arizona can live while they study and find work upon graduation. The following are some of the largest cities in the state. Below are facts on each city, including average rent, student population and median salary. This information can help online students determine if one of these Arizona cities is a good fit for them.

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

Total Population

4,337,542

Median salary for high school grads

$28,348

Median salary with a bachelor's degree

$51,024

% of the population enrolled in college or grad school

9.7%

Median rent

$794

Economics

Although its economy is driven in large part by manufacturing and tourism, Arizona has experienced a large technology boom in recent years, which gives rise to job opportunities for graduates of online colleges in Arizona. The Greater Phoenix area is home to Intel, GoDaddy and PetSmart, to name a few big businesses. Other key industries, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council reports, are aerospace and aviation, logistics, and healthcare and biomedical. Median annual wages for Phoenix residents with graduate or professional degrees was $65,000 in 2014, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Demographics

The city of Phoenix is by far the largest population center in Arizona. The greater metropolitan area, which includes the cities of Mesa and Scottsdale, had a workforce of more than 1.87 million people in May of 2015, the BLS reports. In that year the median annual wage for all occupations was $17.15 per hour, the BLS adds.

Fun Facts

Phoenix is the sixth-largest city in the U.S., the city's tourism board reports. Phoenix is located in the Sonoran Desert, but it's one of the wettest deserts in North America due to average annual rainfall of three to 15 inches.

Tucson, AZ

Total Population

993,144

Median salary for high school grads

$24,994

Median salary with a bachelor's degree

$43,587

% of the population enrolled in college or grad school

12%

Median rent

$686

Economics

A large part of Tucson's economy is tied to military and defense. Raytheon Missile Systems employed more than 10,000 people in 2013, the Arizona Republic reports, while Davis-Monthan Air Force Base employed 9,100 people. However, the University of Arizona is the city's top employer with more than 12,000 employees, the city's tourism board reports. Tucson had a workforce of just over 356,000 people in May of 2015 who were working at a median hourly wage of $15.87, the BLS notes.

Demographics

A quarter of all Tucson residents held at least a bachelor's degree in 2015, the U.S. Census Bureau reports. Residents with graduate or professional degrees earned median annual wages just north of $47,000 in 2014, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Fun Facts

With more than 350 days of sunshine, Tucson is one of the sunniest cities in America.

Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ

Total Population

202,482

Median salary for high school grads

$21,690

Median salary with a bachelor's degree

$37,338

% of the population enrolled in college or grad school

5.2%

Median rent

$632

Economics

Tourism plays a major role in the economy of Lake Havasu City. Each year, the Lake Havasu Convention and Visitors Authority reports, more than 775,000 people visit the region, drawn to the area's 400-plus miles of scenic lake and river coastline.

Demographics

Lake Havasu City sits on the eastern shore of the Lake Havasu. The Lake Havasu-Kingman City region had a workforce of more than 45,000 people working at median hourly wages of $14.23 in May of 2015, the BLS reports. Residents with graduate or professional degrees earned just over $55,000 per year in 2014, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.

Fun Facts

Kingman County boasts two of the nation's not-to-be-missed tourist attractions: the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River.

 

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  28. Arizona Central's EDge Student Loan, Accessed September 2016, http://www.azcentralcu.org/home/loans/edge
  29. Arizona Milk Producers Scholarship, Accessed September 2016, http://www.arizonamilk.org/scholarship
  30. AzLEAP, Accessed September 2016, https://azgrants.az.gov/arizona-leveraging-educational-assistance-partnership-azleap
  31. Direct Loan Program, Accessed September 2016, https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/
  32. Federal Student Aid, Accessed September 2016, https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/
  33. Flinn Foundation Scholarships, Accessed September 2016, http://www.flinn.org/flinn-scholars/
  34. The Special Leveraging Educational Assistance PartnershipAccessed September 2016, http://www.collegescholarships.org/grants/states/arizona.htm
  35. Math, Science and Special Education Loan, Accessed September 2016, https://azgrants.az.gov/math-science-and-special-education-teacher-loan-forgiveness-program
  36. Arizona College Access Aid Program (ACAAP), Accessed September 2016, http://www.azhighered.org/ACAAP_Grant.html
  37. AZ Family College Savings Program (529 Plan), Accessed September 2016, http://az529.gov/AZ529Website_2010/index.html
  38. Current Grant Opportunities, Arizona Community Foundation, Accessed September 2016, https://www.azfoundation.org/GrantsLoans/CurrentGrantOpportunities.aspx