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  • 4 Year
  • TUCSON, AZ

University of Arizona Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade B
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Undergrads in College Housing
20%
Average Housing Cost
$8,400 / year
Poll
54%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 1,873 responses
Poll
61%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 576 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade A minus
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,050 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 887 responses
  • Anything on University Ave
    21%
  • Plenty of options at student unions
    14%
  • Cactus Grill
    13%
  • The Cellar
    9%
  • Core
    8%
  • Foothills and downtown Tucson
    7%
  • IQ
    6%
62%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 439 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade A
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade A+
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 298 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    41%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    48%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    10%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    1%

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Safety

Safety
grade C+
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
79%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 350 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 254 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    37%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    48%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    13%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    2%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 290 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    24%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    55%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    15%
  • Not very visible.
    5%
  • We have campus police?
    1%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 676 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    27%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    63%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    9%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    1%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Swimming and Diving, Tennis
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Golf, Gymnastics, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Volleyball

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Model UN, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Television Station, Yearbook
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Opera, Pep Band, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 348 responses
  • Spring Fling
    19%
  • Tailgate on game day
    12%
  • "A" Mountain
    11%
  • Puppies during finals (there should be more)
    11%
  • Homecoming Bonefire
    10%
  • Free Food
    9%
  • Free T-shirts
    8%

Scholarship

Party Scene

Party Scene
grade A+
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 465 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    19%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    47%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    16%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    7%
  • Parties? What parties?
    11%
Poll
What is the biggest social event of the year?
Based on 320 responses
  • Football games against ASU
    22%
  • Everything
    18%
  • Pool Parties
    17%
  • Halloween
    9%
  • Spring Fling
    9%
  • I'm schmacked!
    7%
  • Homecoming!
    6%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
No data available  
Women in Sororities
No data available  
47%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 583 responses

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