Acceptance Rate 83.66%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 23.36%
Applicants 203,751
Admitted 170,462
Enrolled 39,815

Applying To Arizona Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 83.66% at Arizona colleges and universities, a total of 203,751 students applied and 170,462 were accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $62 and the graduate application fees is $71. The following table presents the general admission information for applying to Arizona colleges.
General Admission Information of Arizona Colleges
Open Admission Policy77 out of 106 schools
Undergraduate Application Fees$62
Graduate Application Fees$71
Acceptance Rate83.66%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)23.36%
Test Scores1,133 SAT / 22 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 203,751 students (83,801 men and 118,825 women) applied to and 170,462 (69,602 men and 100,801 women) students were accepted to admit Arizona Colleges. Among them, 16,959 men and 22,836 women were enrolled into Arizona schools.
The average acceptance rate is 83.66% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 23.36%. The table below shows the Arizona colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Arizona Colleges (2022-2023)
Acceptance Rate 83.66% 83.06% 84.83%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 23.36% 24.37% 22.65%
[Chart]Arizona Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

1,338 students (15.00%) submitted their SAT scores and 1,860 students (19.00%) submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,245 and 25th percentile score is 1,020. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 25 and 25th percentile score is 18.
The following table shows the detailed SAT and ACT scores distribution of first-time enrolled students at Arizona colleges and universities.
SAT and ACT Score Distribution at Arizona Colleges
25th Percentile75th Percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing500620
SAT Math520625
ACT Composite1825
ACT Math1825
ACT English1725
[Chart] SAT/ACT Distribution - Arizona Colleges
[Chart] Average SAT Scores - Arizona Colleges
[Chart] Average ACT Scores - Arizona Colleges

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

In Arizona State, 41 schools use semester calendar systems and 4 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester41 out of 106 schools
Quarter4 out of 106 schools
Trimester0 out of 106 schools
Four-one-four plan0 out of 106 schools
Other academic year9 out of 106 schools
Differs by program21 out of 106 schools
Continuous26 out of 106 schools
Un-Known/Other5 out of 106 schools
Next table describes credits that Arizona colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits35 out of 106 schools
Credits for Life Experiences38 out of 106 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits39 out of 106 schools
Credit for Military Training57 out of 106 schools

Application Requirements

13 Arizona schools require High School GPA and 16 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 0 Arizona colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Arizona colleges.
Admission Checklist for Arizona Colleges
High School GPA132
High School Rank02
High School Record (or Transcript)160
Completion of College Preparatory Program14
Formal Demonstration of Competencies03
Admission Test Scores05
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)41