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Due to COVID-19, the University of Arizona has paused in-person campus tours. In the meantime, we encourage you to explore our online information sessions and virtual visit opportunities. SAT/ACT test scores will not be required for admission or merit aid consideration for the 2021-22 academic year. Merit scholarships will be awarded based on students’ Core GPA for the 2021-22 academic year. Learn More

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade A+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade A+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade A minus
  11. Student Life
    grade A+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Arizona is a highly rated public university located in Tucson, Arizona. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 28,972 undergraduate students. The Arizona acceptance rate is 85%. Popular majors include Psychology, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Physiology and Pathology. Graduating 65% of students, Arizona alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,900.

About

1401 E University
Tucson, AZ 85721
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Pacific-12 Conference

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University of Arizona Rankings

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UA Admissions

Acceptance Rate
85%
Application Deadline
May 3
SAT Range
1110-1360
ACT Range
21-29
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$16,580 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$12,561 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
91%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 315 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 401 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 400 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
30
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
6
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
24
How Students Learn
  • All
    7%
  • None
    56%
  • Some
    37%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
28,972 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
5,544
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 206 responses
  • Dedicated
    25%
  • Enthusiastic
    24%
  • Competitive
    11%
  • Excited
    11%
  • Intelligent
    8%
  • Meh (in science courses)
    6%
  • Exhausted
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
47%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 527 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 620 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 298 responses
  • It has everything academically and socially.
    21%
  • AMAZING
    20%
  • Diverse
    14%
  • Passionate
    10%
  • Decent
    9%
  • Potential
    7%
  • One of a kind
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
65%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 217 responses

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