Standardized test scores in Oro Valley schools outpace national, county and state averages in almost every category for reading, language and math skills. Oro Valley is part of the Amphitheater Public Schools district, and in addition to public schools, students have nationally-ranked charter and private school options.
Most of Oro Valley residents 25 and over have a high school degree, with over half (52%) having a bachelor’s degree or higher. Educational attainment is a key factor employers use to understand a place’s workforce.
Tucson’s University of Arizona is a premier, public research university with more than 45,000 students, more than 300 majors and 20 colleges. In fact, the newest addition to their college offerings is the University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine, which is located right here in Oro Valley. UArizona is in the top 20 public research institutions.
With more than 45,000 students, six campuses, four education centers and several adult education learning centers, Pima Community College provides traditional and online instruction for more than 180 transfer and occupational programs. The college also offers workforce training, non-credit personal interest classes and post-baccalaureate certificates.
The Tucson-Metro area also hosts branches of Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University and the University of Phoenix.
The Pima JTED Career and Technical Education District offers premier, tuition-free CTE programs to sophomores, juniors and seniors.
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