Higher Education

Whether your young scholars are entering college or you’re looking to go back to school yourself, some of the nation's best colleges and universities are located near the Estrella community.

Arizona State University 

As the third largest public university in the United States, ASU offers students over 250 academic undergraduate programs and majors, and more than 100 graduate programs leading to master's and doctoral degrees. These programs are divided into 15 colleges and schools, which are spread across ASU's four campuses: West Phoenix, Mesa PolytechnicTempe, and Downtown Phoenix. Some of the more well-known schools include the WP Carey School of Business and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism.

1001 S. Mill Avenue • Tempe, AZ • Home of the Sun Devils

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Estrella Mountain Community College

Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) offers a place for students to continue their academic careers or obtain valuable training to gain meaningful employment. Since opening in 1992, EMCC has worked to create a “sense of place” that expresses the historical and cultural values of the surrounding communities, while providing students with meaningful and engaging learning environments.

3000 North Dysart Road • Avondale, AZ 85392 • 623.935.8000

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Rio Salado Community College

Rio Salado, a Maricopa Community College, is known as "the college within everyone's reach." An accredited online college, Rio Salado has been providing learning opportunities, innovations in higher education and developing partnerships for over 30 years.

2323 W. 14th Street • Tempe, AZ 85281 • 800.729.1197

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Grand Canyon University

Arizona’s “premier private Christian university,” Grand Canyon University offers a vibrant undergraduate and graduate education in a wide range of concentrations and subjects. Its curriculum includes STEM, fine arts, humanities, healthcare, business, and hospitality, and its campus is known for scenic grounds and outstanding facilities.

3300 W. Camelback Road • Phoenix, AZ 85017 • 602.639.7500

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