Have you always wanted to learn more about graduate programs in Phoenix, Arizona? Phoenix is both the capital and the largest city in the state (and the United States’ sixth-largest city!) Phoenix is a commercial and manufacturing center in an agricultural region. Major industries include government, agricultural products, aerospace technology, electronics, air-conditioning, leather goods, and Indian arts and crafts. Mining, timbering, and tourism also contribute to the economy.
The Arizona Upland subdivision of the Sonoran Desert (which Phoenix is a part of) has the most structurally diverse vegetation in the United States. It includes one of the most famous species of succulents, the giant saguaro cactus. The city has numerous performing arts venues, most of which are located in and around downtown Phoenix, and dozens of museums. Due to its climate, Phoenix has consistently ranked among the nation's top destinations in the number of Five Diamond/Five Star resorts. Greater Phoenix is home to more than 200 golf courses, and franchises in all four major professional sports leagues (NBA, MLB, NFL and NHL.) More than 16 million people visit metropolitan Phoenix each year, making it a great tourist destination.
As of a 2013 estimate, Phoenix had a population of 1,513,367. This is a 4.5% change from April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013. 26.3% of the population has a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and the median household income is $47,139. The median age of Phoenix residents is 32.2.
If you want to study in the "Valley of the Sun", then the graduate programs in Phoenix below might be a good fit for you!