The University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

The University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

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Tuition & Fees

$12,716

$36,743

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
550
75th
690
25th
540
75th
30
25th
20
75th
28
25th
20
75th
29
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 37,064
Declined 6,476
Total Received 43,540
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Public

38,556

undergraduate students

11,410

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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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 49,966
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

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
76%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
36%
Top 1/4
65%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
660
25th
550
75th
690
25th
540
75th
30
25th
20
75th
28
25th
20
75th
29
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Other application fee ($80 for out-of-state applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Required of some ACT only Required of some SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 37,064
Declined 6,476
Total Received 43,540

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Financial Aid

77%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$12,861

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,299
Room $8,350
Board $5,000
Additional fees $1,417
Books & supplies $800
Total $26,866
Average Financial Aid - $12,861
Total with Avg. Aid $14,005
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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
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/Recreational Sports

basketball, badminton, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, inner-tube water polo, kickball, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), water basketball, wiffleball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, Pacific-12 Conference (Football I-A)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
Agricultural Business and Management, General.
Agricultural Engineering.
Agricultural Production Operations, General.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Agricultural and Extension Education Services.
Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science and Related Fields, Other.
American Indian/Native American Studies.
Animal Sciences, General.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Economics.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Arabic Language and Literature.
Architectural Engineering.
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology.
Architecture and Related Services, Other.
Architecture.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Artificial Intelligence.
Astronomy.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Behavioral Aspects of Health.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Bioinformatics.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biological/Biosystems Engineering.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biostatistics.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
Civil Engineering, Other.
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling.
Comparative Literature.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism.
Cyber/Electronic Operations and Warfare.
Dance, General.
Development Economics and International Development.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
East Asian Studies.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education Policy Analysis.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical, Electronics, and Communications Engineering, Other.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic).
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
Engineering, General.
Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entomology.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies.
Environmental Health.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Epidemiology.
Experimental Psychology.
Family Resource Management Studies, General.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
Financial Mathematics.
Financial Planning and Services.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Food Science and Technology, Other.
Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, Other.
French Language and Literature.
Game and Interactive Media Design.
Genetic Counseling/Counselor.
Genetics, General.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
German Studies.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Health/Medical Physics.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies.
History, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Nutrition.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Hydrology and Water Resources Science.
Industrial Engineering.
Informatics.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
Intelligence, Command Control and Information Operations, Other.
International Relations and National Security Studies, Other.
International/Globalization Studies.
Iranian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics.
Italian Language and Literature.
Jewish/Judaic Studies.
Journalism.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Landscape Architecture.
Latin American Studies.
Learning Sciences.
Legal Professions and Studies, Other.
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other.
Library and Information Science.
Linguistics and Anthropology.
Linguistics.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Materials Science.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics and Statistics.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Science/Scientist.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other.
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other.
Microbiology, General.
Mining and Mineral Engineering.
Molecular Medicine.
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.
Oncology and Cancer Biology.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Optics/Optical Sciences.
Organizational Leadership.
Pharmacology and Toxicology.
Pharmacology.
Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Physiology, General.
Planetary Astronomy and Science.
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology.
Plant Sciences, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Political Science and Government, Other.
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies.
Pre-Veterinary Studies.
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Real Estate Development.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Retail Management.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Russian Language and Literature.
School Psychology.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Statistics, General.
Stringed Instruments.
Sustainability Studies.
Systems Engineering.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology.
Tribal/Indigenous Law.
Visual and Performing Arts, General.
Visual and Performing Arts, Other.
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Physiology
  3. Speech Communication/rhetoric

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

49,966

total students

59%

in-state

41%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

38,556
students

Female
53%
20,573

Male
47%
17,983

23%

11,410
students

Female
54%
6,132

Male
46%
5,278

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

30,201
students

Female
54%
16,204

Male
46%
13,997

22%

8,355
students

Female
53%
4,369

Male
47%
3,986

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

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
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 120
Countries most often represented China
India
Indonesia
Kuwait
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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