Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, AZ

Destination: PHOENIX

Thunderbird School of Global Management’s flagship campus is located in Glendale, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona, the sixth largest city in the US. A destination for commerce and tourism, Phoenix is home to top corporations in many industries.

With a population of 3.4 million people, Phoenix provides big-city appeal against a unique desert backdrop. In between your studies, enjoy outdoor activities, professional sporting events, shopping, spas, restaurants, museums, theater or ballet. Phoenix is also within a day-trip’s drive from such landmark locations as the Grand Canyon, Sedona, Las Vegas, San Diego and more.

Located on a historic airbase where American, Canadian, British and Chinese pilots trained during World War II, Thunderbird offers an intimate campus environment with a world of cultural, social and academic opportunities.

Thunderbird campus

Thunderbird Campus
Thunderbird faculty, staff, students and alumni thrive on thinking outside the box, exchanging ideas within a diverse community of thinkers and learners, and promoting a true sense of global citizenship. Our main campus is on the grounds of the historic Thunderbird Airfield, an area rich in American culture and nostalgia, but filled with innovative, forward-thinkers seeking the one-of-a-kind opportunities Phoenix provides.

Phoenix, AZ

Arizona Desert
Incorporated in 1881, Phoenix ranks as one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation. Learn about the city’s arts and culture amenities, sports and recreation activities, and dining and lodging opportunities. Check out the links on this page and find out for yourself why Phoenix is such a dynamic city.

Area attractions:

» Visit an arts or cultural venue
» Visit a desert park or preserve
» Discover the Phoenix Points of Pride
» Find a city golf course
» Find out about public art projects
» Find a local area restaurant 

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Executive Inn
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