Tuition & Fees

$12,248

$35,678

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
40%
500-599
36%
400-499
9%
300-399
3%
200-299
2%
700-800
12%
600-699
38%
500-599
40%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
18%
500-599
41%
400-499
31%
300-399
6%
30-36
15%
24-29
42%
18-23
35%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 28,089
Declined + 5,519
Total Received 33,608
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Public

35,123

undergraduate students

9,708

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Public Health
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Codes

SAT 4832
ACT 0096

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 44,831
Established in 1885
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for 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)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  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)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Tucson, AZ

392-acre campus in Tucson (population: 530,706); branch campus in outskirts of Tucson. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
19%
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

Greek Life

 
29 fraternities 13% of male students
 
25 sororities 21% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
34%
Top 1/4
61%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
40%
500-599
36%
400-499
9%
300-399
3%
200-299
2%
700-800
12%
600-699
38%
500-599
40%
400-499
9%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
18%
500-599
41%
400-499
31%
300-399
6%
30-36
15%
24-29
42%
18-23
35%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
($65 for out-of-state applicants)
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)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Recommended

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 28,089
Declined + 5,519
Total Received 33,608

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

58%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,288

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,860
Room $7,140
Board $4,160
Additional fees $1,388
Books & supplies $800
Total $24,348
Average Financial Aid - $13,288
Total with Avg. Aid $11,060
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 520 621-1858
F: 520 621-9473
askaid@arizona.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Rebekah Salcedo
Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid
rsalcedo@email.arizona.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

American Tang Soo Do, Archery, Badminton, Ballroom Dance, Baseball, Cycling, Fencing, Equestrian Sports, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Quidditch, Racquetball, Roller Hockey, Rugby, Running, Soccer, Synchronized Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

American Tang Soo Do, Archery, Badminton, Ballroom Dance, Cycling, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Lacrosse, Quidditch, Racquetball, Roller Hockey, Rugby, Running, Soccer, Synchronized Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Triathlon, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Inner-Tube Water Polo, Kickball, Racquetball, Soccer (indoor/outdoor), Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball (indoor/sand), Water Basketball, Wiffle Ball

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Athletic Directors

David Heeke (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
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 Ethnomusicology/Intercultural Arts Research
Applied Mathematics
Applied Sciences
Applied/Industrial Physics
Arabic
Architecture
Arid Lands Resource Sciences
Art
Art Education
Art History
Art History/Education
Art History/Theory
Art/Visual Culture Education
Astronomy
Astronomy/Astrophysics
Atmospheric Sciences
Audiology
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Molecular Biophysics
Bioinformatics
Biomedical Engineering
Biostatistics
Biosystems Engineering
Business Administration
Business Economics
Business Management
Cancer Biology
Care/Health/Society
Cell Biology/Anatomy
Cellular/Molecular Medicine
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Classics
Clinical/Translational Sciences
Commerce
Communication
Communications
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Conducting
Counseling
Counseling/Mental Health
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice Administration
Cyber Security
Dance
Design/Energy Conservation
Early Childhood Education
East Asian Studies
Ecology/Evolutionary Biology
Econometrics/Quantitative Economics
Economics
Education
Education of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Education/Bilingual
Educational Leadership
Educational Psychology
Educational Specialist
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary Education
Elementary Education/Art
Elementary Education/English as a Second Language
Elementary Education/Language Arts
Elementary Education/Mathematics
Elementary Education/Science
Elementary Education/Social Studies
Engineering
Engineering Management
Engineering Mechanics
English
English as a Second Language
Entomology
Entomology/Insect Science
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Health Sciences
Environmental Hydrology/Water Resources
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Water Resource Economics
Epidemiology
Family Studies/Human Development
Family/Consumer Resources
Family/Consumer Sciences
Film/Video Production
Finance
Fine Arts
Fine Arts Studies
Fine Arts/Performing Arts
Foundations of Education
French
Gender/Women's Studies
Gender/Womens Studies
General Biology
General Business Administration
General Studies
Genetic Counseling
Genetics
Geographic Information Systems Technology
Geography
Geological Engineering
Geoscience
German
German Studies
Germanic Studies
Gerontology
Global Studies
Government/Public Policy
Government/Public Service
Health Behavior/Health Promotion
Health Education
Health/Human Services Administration
Higher Education
History
Human Language Technology
Human Rights
Hydrology
Industrial Engineering
Information Resources/Library Science
Information Science
Insect Science
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Security
Italian
Journalism
Judaic Studies
Landscape Architecture
Language Arts/Social Studies
Language/Culture
Language/Reading/Culture
Latin
Latin American Studies
Law
Law/Management/Finance
Legal Studies
Library/Information Science
Linguistics
Literacy/Learning/Leadership
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Materials Science Engineering
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Media Arts
Medical Pharmacology
Medical Technology
Mexican-American Studies
Microbiology
Microbiology/Immunology
Middle Eastern/North African Studies
Mining Engineering
Mining Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Mining/Geological Engineering
Molecular/Cellular Biology
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Music Theatre
Music Theory
Musical Theatre
Musicology
Natural Resources
Natural Science for Teachers
Near Eastern Studies
Neuroscience
Neuroscience/Cognitive Science
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
Public Policy
Rehabilitation
Reliability/Quality Engineering
Religious Studies
Retailing/Consumer Science
Rhetoric/Composition/Teaching of English
Rhetoric/Composition/Teaching of English
Russian
Russian Studies
School Counseling/Guidance
School Psychology
Second Language Acquisition/Teaching
Secondary Education
Social Science
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
Statistics
Studio Art
Sustainable Built Environments
Sustainable Plant Systems
Systems Engineering
Systems/Industrial Engineering
Teaching/Teacher Education
Theatre Arts
Theatre Arts Education
Theatre Production
Theatre Studies
Transcultural German Studies
Urban Design/Infrastructure
Veterinary Science
Water Resources Administration
Water/Society/Policy
Women's Studies
Womens Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Public Health

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

44,831

total students

69%

in-state

31%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

35,123
students

Female
52%
18,101

Male
48%
17,022

22%

9,708
students

Female
52%
5,057

Male
48%
4,651

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

29,783
students

Female
53%
15,709

Male
47%
14,074

16%

5,340
students

Female
45%
2,392

Male
55%
2,948

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
4%
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
< 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

86%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

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

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 110
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Inda
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
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
Associate Director, International Admissions Processing
520 621-3237
ayalas@arizona.edu

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