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Astronomy & Astrophysics Schools in Arizona

51 Astronomy students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Astronomy & Astrophysics is the 176th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Astronomy & Astrophysics Majors in Arizona

Astronomy majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 21
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 16
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 16
Master’s Degree 14

Gender Distribution

In Arizona, a astronomy major is more popular with men than with women.

Astronomy & Astrophysics Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of astronomy majors in Arizona is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.9%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.8%
  • White: 64.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 19.6%
  • Other Races: 3.9%
Astronomy & Astrophysics Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Astronomy & Astrophysics Grads in Arizona

2,250 people in the state and 104,790 in the nation are employed in jobs related to astronomy.

Astronomy & Astrophysics Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Astronomy & Astrophysics Jobs in Arizona

In this state, astronomy grads earn an average of $104,100. Nationwide, they make an average of $111,090.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Arizona that offer astronomy degrees. Learn about the most popular 14 below:

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
44,577 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.36 years.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
53,286 Total Students

20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending ASU - Tempe will pay a net price of $11,644. Most students complete their degree in 4.33 years.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
2,946 Total Students

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 71% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $47,900 a year.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
30,733 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $34,400 a year. Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,326.

#5

Phoenix College

Phoenix
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,109 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,227. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
20,351 Total Students

73% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,067 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $32,800 after graduation. 74% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,054 Total Students

In their early career, Glendale Community College grads earn an average salary of $28,600. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,079.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,103 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 30 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,964.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,602 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $8,502. 57% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,321 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,900 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,945. Of all the students who attend this school, 65% get financial aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
15,585 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.10%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $32,200 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 59% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,120 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $27,500 a year. This public school has an average net price of $6,861. The full-time teacher rate is 100%.

Astronomy & Astrophysics Careers in AZ

Some of the careers astronomy majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Physicists 33% $115,280
Natural Sciences Managers 21% $93,240
Astronomers 17% $91,620
Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Professors 13% $83,850
Physics Postsecondary Professors 10% $98,010

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to astronomy.

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
General Physical Sciences 1,096
Physics 234
Chemistry 229
Geological & Earth Sciences 164
Materials Sciences 22
Atmospheric Sciences 21
Other Physical Science 17

View all majors related to Astronomy & Astrophysics

View Nationwide Astronomy & Astrophysics Report

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