The University of Arizona

The University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
52%
48%
student ratio
35,123
total students
Tuition Cost $12,200 | $35,700
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $13,288
May 1
fall application deadline
83%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
596
sat math
586
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
25
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agricultural Business and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agricultural Business Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agriculture and Agriculture Operations Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Agronomy and Crop Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Animal Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Plant Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Architecture
    • Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Architecture Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • African American/Black Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • American Indian/Native American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian Studies (East)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Bioinformatics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Cell and Molecular Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Microbiology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Neuroscience
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physiology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Entrepreneurship
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Resources Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Management Information Systems
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Operations Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Retail Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kindergarten/Preschool Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Learning Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Reading Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biological/Biosystems Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mining and Mineral Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Systems Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Engineering/Industrial Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • Creative Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Human Development and Family Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Arabic
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Classics and Classical Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Italian
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Linguistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Russian
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Communication Sciences and Disorders
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Community Health Services Counseling
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Veterinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Health
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Homeland Security
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International/Global Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Nutrition Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Professions and Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Natural Resources/Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Jewish/Judaic Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Philosophy Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Astronomy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hydrology and Water Resources Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Materials Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Optical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Public Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Science technologies
    • Science Technologies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Applied Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geographic Information Science and Cartography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Musical Theater
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Theater Design and Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Visual and Performing Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Voice and Opera
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

83% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied33,608
    • Accepted28,089
    • Acceptance Rate83%
    • Enrolled35,123
    • Female Applicants18,890
    • Females Accepted16,024
    • Female Acceptance Rate84%
    • Male Applicants14,718
    • Males Accepted12,065
    • Male Acceptance Rate81%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $50
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some Minimum high school GPA of 3
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.30
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen May 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 586 540 650
    • SAT Math 596 560 690
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 25 21 28
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$12,200
    • Out-of-state tuition *$35,700
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student feesNot Reported
    • Room and board *$12,550
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredYes
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$13,288
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$16,047
    • Average International Student Financial Aid Package:$24,263
    • Average Loan Aid:$5,160
    • Average Grant Aid:$7,974
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$10,555
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:97%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 58%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 11%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students35,123
    • Male Student Percentage48%
    • Female Student Percentage52%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino26.54%
    • Black or African American3.89%
    • White or Caucasian49.52%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native1.26%
    • Asian5.3%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.26%
    • Two or more races4.52%
    • Unknown or International Student.71%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout8.01% representing 112 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students31% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 20%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services Yes
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Alpha Epsilon Delta, Wildcats Committed to Animal Rescue and Education, Physiology, Psi Chi Chapter, Investments Club
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Not Reported
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other emergency telephones

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
  • Men's sports data for this school was not reported
  • Women's Sports
  • Women's sports data for this school was not reported

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty2,347
    • Full-time Percentage85%
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio15:1 or 31,563 students to 2,041 faculty

Location & Contact


Tucson, AZ 85721
United States

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