The University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

The University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

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Tuition & Fees

$12,379

$34,662

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
42%
500-599
32%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
700-800
23%
600-699
35%
500-599
33%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
30-36
21%
24-29
36%
18-23
33%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 34,558
Declined 6,296
Total Received 40,854
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Public

35,801

undergraduate students

10,117

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The University of Arizona, founded in 1885, is a premier, public research university. Its 392-acre campus is located in a residential area of Tucson.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 45,918
Established in 1885
Coeducational Coeducational

392-acre campus in Tucson (population: 535,677); branch campus in outskirts of Tucson. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Tucson
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Tucson International

The University of Arizona
1200 East University Boulevard
Tucson, AZ
85721

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Events

  • Spring Fling Carnival
  • Homecoming
  • Family Weekend
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
36%
Top 1/4
64%
Top 1/2
87%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
15%
600-699
42%
500-599
32%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
700-800
23%
600-699
35%
500-599
33%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
30-36
21%
24-29
36%
18-23
33%
12-17
8%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline May 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.39

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 34,558
Declined 6,296
Total Received 40,854

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Considered

application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 120
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Rugby
Sand volleyball
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

archery, badminton, ballroom dance, baseball, cheerleading, cycling, equestrian, fencing, lacrosse, racquetball, roller hockey, rugby, running, soccer, tang soo do, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wheel chair basketball,wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

archery, badminton, ballroom dance, cheerleading, cycling, equestrian, fencing, lacrosse, quidditch, racquetball, roller hockey, rugby, running, soccer, synchronized swimming, tang soo do, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wheelchair basketball, wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
African-American/Black Studies
Agricultural Business Technology
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Production Operations, General
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
Agronomy and Crop Science
American Indian/Native American Studies
Animal Sciences, General
Anthropology
Applied Economics
Arabic Language and Literature
Architectural Engineering
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology
Architecture
Architecture and Related Services, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Astronomy
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Bioinformatics
Biological/Biosystems Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Brass Instruments
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Creative Writing
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
East Asian Studies
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Economics, General
Education, Other
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
Engineering/Industrial Management
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Experimental Psychology
Family Resource Management Studies, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Food Science and Technology, Other
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, Other
French Language and Literature
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
History, General
Homeland Security
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
Industrial Engineering
International/Global Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Journalism
Keyboard Instruments
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Latin American Studies
Learning Sciences
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
Linguistics
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Materials Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Microbiology, General
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Musical Theatre
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Natural Sciences
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Neuroscience
Nutrition Sciences
Operations Management and Supervision
Optics/Optical Sciences
Organizational Leadership
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Philosophy
Philosophy, Other
Physics, General
Physiology, General
Plant Sciences, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health, General
Reading Teacher Education
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Retail Management
Russian Language and Literature
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Stringed Instruments
Systems Engineering
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Voice and Opera
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Women's Studies
Woodwind Instruments
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

45,918

total students

67%

in-state

33%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

35,801
students

Female
53%
19,151

Male
47%
16,650

22%

10,117
students

Female
53%
5,384

Male
47%
4,733

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

29,454
students

Female
54%
15,880

Male
46%
13,574

18%

6,347
students

Female
52%
3,271

Male
48%
3,076

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 83%
Student 4 year graduation rate 47%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

2,481

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

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 housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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