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  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    A
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B+
  11. Student Life
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  12. Safety
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Arizona is a highly rated public university located in Tucson, Arizona. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 29,325 undergraduate students. The Arizona acceptance rate is 84%. Popular majors include Psychology, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Physiology and Pathology. Graduating 64% of students, Arizona alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,800.
About University of Arizona...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Pacific-12 Conference
Address
1401 E University
Tucson, AZ 85721
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University of Arizona Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
84%
Application Deadline
May 1
SAT Range
983-1230
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$15,758/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $11,278/ year
  • $30-48k
    $11,961/ year
  • $49-75k
    $15,513/ year
  • $76-110k
    $18,143/ year
  • $110k+
    $20,029/ year
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Academics

Professors
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
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.359 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.358 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
29,325Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
26%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 176 responses
Report
  • Dedicated
    26%
  • Enthusiastic
    23%
  • Competitive
    11%
  • Excited
    8%
  • Intelligent
    8%
  • Meh (in science courses)
    6%
  • Slutty
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
48%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.485 responses
Poll
63%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.578 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 256 responses
Report
  • AMAZING
    20%
  • It has everything academically and socially.
    19%
  • Diverse
    14%
  • Passionate
    11%
  • Decent
    10%
  • Potential
    8%
  • One of a kind
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
64%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.217 responses
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University of Arizona Reviews

6,048 reviews
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The University of Arizona has many hidden corners and opportunities for those who seek to find them. There are dozens of resources for students to learn and make their education their own. I believe the University is making steps to help students acclimate to college by starting programs to support the student body. There are hundreds of classes to choose from, which makes it easy to tailor make your education based upon your personal goals and interests. There are always exciting events taking place on campus, and plenty of opportunities to connect with other students from all backgrounds. I would recommend the University of Arizona to anyone!
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I have loved attending the University of Arizona and experiencing all it has to offer, from its various clubs and opportunities to its everyday vibrant campus life. There is almost constantly something happening on the mall each day, and we even have a farmer's market weekly! The only thing I have struggled with is some of the department structures and some professors. Although this can be a major setback and possibly reasoning to change the structure of some classes and departments, it should still motivate you as a student to put in the extra work and perform better than the averages! This campus does excellent work in providing outside resources and free tutoring, and when you have the time and the drive, you can get a lot out of your social and academic experience here.
Universirty of Arizona is an excellent university, with a diverse and active student population, and faculty who care about student success. It is located close to a vibrant downtown and is the center of activity for Tucson, Arizona. U of A athletics are successful nationally and bring attract fans to all types of games and activities. The community surrounding the campus is community oriented and offers outreach activities and community events for all of Tucson to enjoy. University of Arizona is a great place to be!