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Tuition

$11,035

$27,231

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 20,251
Declined + 6,078
Total Received 26,329
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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1  :  22

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Social Sciences
  3. Biological/Life Sciences
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School Facts

The University of Arizona, founded in 1885, is a premier, public research university. Its 353-acre campus is located in a residential area of Tucson.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 40,223
Established in 1885
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Codes

SAT 4832
ACT 0096

Public

31,565

undergraduate students

8,658

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
22%
500-599
44%
400-499
24%
300-399
4%
700-800
8%
600-699
29%
500-599
39%
400-499
21%
300-399
3%
700-800
4%
600-699
21%
500-599
43%
400-499
27%
300-399
5%
30-36
11%
24-29
43%
18-23
39%
12-17
7%
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Tucson, AZ

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Tucson, AZ

380-acre campus in central Tucson (population: 525,796); branch campus in outskirts of Tucson. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

The University of Arizona
P.O. Box 210066
Tucson, AZ 85721

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
21%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
72%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
29 fraternities 10% of male students
 
21 sororities 11% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
90%
Bottom 1/2
10%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
22%
500-599
44%
400-499
24%
300-399
4%
700-800
8%
600-699
29%
500-599
39%
400-499
21%
300-399
3%
700-800
4%
600-699
21%
500-599
43%
400-499
27%
300-399
5%
30-36
11%
24-29
43%
18-23
39%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Recommended

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 20,251
Declined + 6,078
Total Received 26,329

Admissions Contact

Kasey Urquidez
Dean of Admissions
P: 520 621-3237
F: 520 621-9799
admissions@arizona.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,114
Room & board $9,024
Additional fees $921
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $20,059
Average Financial Aid - $12,059
Total with Avg. Aid $8,000

Financial Aid

61%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,059

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $45,044,642
State $548,773
Institutional $77,207,305
Other external $14,501,534
Total $137,302,254

Non-need-based

Federal $410,495
State $2,642
Institutional $40,195,476
Other external $14,259,127
Total $54,867,740

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
gymnastics
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (Division I), Pacific-12 Conference (Division I, Football I-A)
Mascot
Wildcats
School colors
cardinal red and navy blue
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting/Musical Theatre
Aerospace Engineering
Africana Studies
Agricultural Economics/Management
Agricultural Education
Agricultural Systems Management
Agricultural Technology/Education
Agricultural/Biosystems Engineering
Agricultural/Resource Economics
Agriculture/Biosystems Engineering
American Indian Studies
Animal Science
Animal Sciences
Anthropology
Anthropology/Linguistics
Applied Biosciences
Applied Mathematics
Applied Sciences
Applied/Industrial Physics
Architecture
Arid Lands Resource Sciences
Art
Art Education
Art History
Art History/Theory
Astronomy
Atmospheric Sciences
Ballet
Bilingual Elementary Education
Bilingual Secondary Education
Bilingual/Bicultural Education
Bilingual/Multicultural Education
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Molecular Biophysics
Biomedical Engineering
Biosystems Engineering
Business Administration
Business Economics
Business Management
Cancer Biology
Cell Biology/Anatomy
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Classics
Communication
Communications
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Conducting
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice Administration
Crop Production
Dance
Design/Energy Conservation
Design/Technology
Early Childhood Education
Earth Science
East Asian Studies
Ecology/Evolutionary Biology
Economics
Education
Education of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Education of the Gifted/Talented
Education of the Severely/Profoundly Disabled
Education of the Visually Handicapped
Educational Interpreting
Educational Leadership
Educational Psychology
Educational Specialist
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary Education
Elementary Education/Art
Elementary Education/Language Arts
Elementary Education/Mathematics
Elementary Education/Science
Elementary Education/Social Studies
Emerging Material Technologies
Engineering
Engineering Management
Engineering Mathematics
Engineering Mechanics
Engineering Physics
English
English as a Second Language
Entomology
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Hydrology/Water Resources
Environmental/Water Resource Economics
Epidemiology
Exercise/Sport Science
Extended English
Family Studies/Human Development
Family/Consumer Resources
Family/Consumer Sciences
Family/Consumer Sciences Education
Film/Video Production
Finance
Fine Arts
Fine Arts Studies
Fine Arts/Performing Arts
Foundation of Education
Foundations of Education
French
General Biology
General Business Administration
Genetic Counseling
Genetics
Geography
Geological Engineering
Geoscience
German
German Studies
Germanic Studies
Gerontology
Health Education
Health/Human Services Administration
Higher Education
History
Humanities
Hydrology
Independent Studies
Indigenous Peoples Law/Policy
Industrial Engineering
Information Resources/Library Science
Insect Science
Interdisciplinary Studies
Italian
Jazz
Journalism
Judaic Studies
Landscape Architecture
Language Arts/Social Studies
Language/Culture
Language/Reading/Culture
Latin
Latin American Studies
Law/Management/Finance
Liberal Arts
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Materials Science Engineering
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Media Arts
Media Arts/Aesthetics/Criticism
Medical Pharmacology
Medical Technology
Mexican-American Studies
Microbiology
Microbiology/Immunology
Mining Engineering
Mining Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Mining/Geological Engineering
Modern Dance
Molecular/Cellular Biology
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Theatre
Music Theory
Musicology
Natural Resources
Natural Science/Mathematics
Natural Sciences
Near Eastern Studies
Neuroscience
Nuclear Engineering
Nursing
Nutritional Science
Nutritional Sciences
Operations Management
Optical Science/Engineering
Optical Sciences
Optics
Pathobiology
Performance
Performance/Conducting
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacology/Toxicology
Philosophy
Photography
Physics
Physiological Sciences
Planetary Sciences
Planning
Plant Pathology
Plant Science
Plant Sciences
Poetry
Political Science
Pre-Architecture
Pre-Landscape Architecture
Preservation Studies
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Management
Regional Development
Rehabilitation
Reliability/Quality Engineering
Religious Studies
Retailing/Consumer Science
Rhetoric/Composition/Teaching of English
Russian
Russian Studies
School Counseling/Guidance
School Psychology
Second Language Acquisition/Teaching
Secondary Education
Slavic Studies
Social Sciences
Sociology
Soil/Water/Environmental Science
Spanish
Special Education
Special Education Research
Special Education/Rehabilitation/School Psychology
Speech/Hearing Sciences
Speech/Language/Hearing Science
Speech/Language/Hearing Sciences
Studio Art
Systems Engineering
Systems/Industrial Engineering
Teaching/Teacher Education
Theatre Arts
Theatre Arts Education
Theatre Production
Theatre Studies
Three-Dimensional Studies
Two-Dimensional Studies
Urban Design/Infrastructure
Veterinary Science
Visual Communication
Water Resources Administration
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

78%

31,565
students

Female
52%
16,503

Male
48%
15,062

Graduate

22%

8,658
students

Female
52%
4,459

Male
48%
4,199

undergraduateFull-time

89%

28,210
students

Female
53%
14,885

Male
47%
13,325

undergraduatePart-time

11%

3,355
students

Female
49%
1,618

Male
51%
1,737

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

59%

Transfer applicants accepted

68%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

89%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented China
India
Japan
Mexico
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Sergio Ayala
Assistant Director, International Recruitment
520 621-3237
ayalas@arizona.edu

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