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The University of Arizona Global Campus Overview

The University of Arizona Global Campus is a private for-profit institution situated in San Diego, California. The city atmosphere of San Diego makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is The University of Arizona Global Campus Known For?

6,961 Undergraduate Awards
  • The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at UAGC.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 8% of the faculty were full-time.

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The University of Arizona Global Campus Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UAGC.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Library Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Library & Information Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Instructional Media Design Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Alternative Medicine & Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Military Applied Sciences Associate Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Library Science Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Alternative Medicine & Systems Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Best Value History Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#93 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#99 Best Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UAGC has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Library Science Schools College Factual
#1 Best Military Applied Sciences Schools College Factual
#1 Best Library & Information Science Schools College Factual
#1 Best Alternative Medicine & Systems Schools College Factual
#57 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Schools College Factual
#58 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Schools College Factual

Where Is The University of Arizona Global Campus?

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Contact details for UAGC are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 8620 Spectrum Center Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: 866-711-1700

How Do I Get Into UAGC?

You can apply to UAGC online at: https://apply.ashford.edu/applyweb/

The University of Arizona Global Campus has an open admissions policy, so you don't have to worry about getting into the school if you have a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Can I Afford The University of Arizona Global Campus?

65% Take Out Loans
14.7% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UAGC, approximately 65% of students took out student loans averaging $6,471 a year. That adds up to $25,884 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UAGC is 14.7%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

The University of Arizona Global Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity

25,425 Full-Time Undergraduates
68% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are also 5,690 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 25,425 full-time undergraduates at UAGC, 32% are male and 68% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of The University of Arizona Global Campus students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 550
Black or African American 7,326
Hispanic or Latino 4,620
White 10,877
International Students 28
Other Races/Ethnicities 2,024

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at The University of Arizona Global Campus. At this time, 49 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 10 countries are represented at UAGC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Germany, Ghana, and Dominican Republic.

Online Learning at The University of Arizona Global Campus

31,115 Took All Classes Online
31,115 Took At Least One Class Online
-6.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 58 bachelor’s degree and 26 master’s degree programs available online at UAGC. In 2019-2020, 31,115 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UAGC has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of UAGC Rankings

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at The University of Arizona Global Campus was $10,720 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how UAGC is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Education Philosophy #1 #1
Business/Managerial Economics #1 #1
Linguistics & Comparative Literature #1 #1
Library Science #1 #1
Anthropology #1 #1
Military Applied Sciences #1 #1
Educational Assessment #1 #1
Teaching English or French #1 #1
Real Estate #1 #1
Instructional Media Design #1 #1
Journalism #1 #1
Alternative Medicine & Systems #1 #1
Sustainability Science #1 #1
Library & Information Science #1 #1
Health Sciences & Services #3 #6
Entrepreneurial Studies #4 #4
Foreign Languages & Linguistics #4 #1
Behavioral Science #4 #4
Family & Consumer Economics #4 #1
Military Technologies & Applied Sciences #4 #4
Computer Engineering #4 #1
Gerontology #4 #1
Social Sciences #7 #7
International Business #7 #4
Medical Illustration & Informatics #7 #7
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #7 #7
Human Development & Family Studies #7 #7
Mental & Social Health Services #10 #10
Health & Physical Education #10 #7
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #10 #7
Computer Software & Applications #10 #10
Natural Resources Conservation #10 #7
History #13 #7
Engineering #13 #10
Teacher Education Grade Specific #13 #4
Special Education #13 #7
Public Administration #13 #13
Human Services #13 #10
History #13 #7
Natural Resources & Conservation #13 #10
General Education #15 #12
Public Administration & Social Service #16 #16
General English Literature #16 #10
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #16 #13
Political Science & Government #18 #9
General Social Sciences #19 #16
English Language & Literature #21 #18
Communication & Media Studies #22 #16
Finance & Financial Management #24 #21
Health & Medical Administrative Services #24 #21
Criminal Justice & Corrections #25 #19
Sociology #25 #13
Public Health #27 #24
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #28 #22
Management Information Systems #31 #28
Health Professions #34 #28
Marketing #37 #31
Information Technology #38 #26
General Psychology #40 #25
Psychology #46 #31
Liberal Arts General Studies #46 #37
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #46 #37
Human Resource Management #48 #42
Accounting #49 #40
Educational Administration #50 #44
Computer Information Systems #58 #47
Nursing #60 #45

Online Growth Rankings of UAGC

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The University of Arizona Global Campus was -6.8%. This is the #874 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at UAGC regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UAGC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Alternative Medicine & Systems 3%
Business Administration & Management 3%
Business, Management & Marketing 5%
Business/Managerial Economics 19%
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 14%
Education 5%
Educational Administration 67%
Educational Assessment 17%
English Language & Literature 14%
Finance & Financial Management 9%
Foreign Languages & Linguistics 22%
General English Literature 14%
General Psychology 10%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 10%
Health & Physical Education 16%
Health Professions 10%
History 15%
History 15%
Human Development & Family Studies 1%
Human Resource Management 18%
Human Services 71%
Instructional Media Design 31%
International Business 6%
Library & Information Science 27%
Library Science 27%
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 22%
Management Information Systems 34%
Marketing 5%
Mental & Social Health Services 20%
Natural Resources & Conservation 6%
Natural Resources Conservation 6%
Nursing 60%
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 16%
Psychology 10%
Public Administration & Social Service 5%
Social Sciences 3%
Sociology 25%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 5%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UAGC ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Military Applied Sciences #1
Family & Consumer Economics #7
Education Philosophy #10
Business/Managerial Economics #13
Behavioral Science #13
Alternative Medicine & Systems #15
Library & Information Science #19
Gerontology #19
Sustainability Science #20
Linguistics & Comparative Literature #22
Military Technologies & Applied Sciences #23
Journalism #25
Educational Assessment #31
Library Science #31
Real Estate #31
Anthropology #37
Medical Illustration & Informatics #39
Natural Resources Conservation #45
Computer Engineering #46
Political Science & Government #61
Natural Resources & Conservation #67
Foreign Languages & Linguistics #69
Teaching English or French #77
General Social Sciences #87
Sociology #87
Health Sciences & Services #90
History #103
History #103
Engineering #105
General English Literature #108
Health & Physical Education #123
Human Services #126
General Education #129
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #132
Communication & Media Studies #132
International Business #134
Computer Software & Applications #135
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #144
Human Development & Family Studies #149
Instructional Media Design #173
Mental & Social Health Services #177
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #178
English Language & Literature #180
Public Health #182
Public Administration #185
Management Information Systems #188
Finance & Financial Management #198
Entrepreneurial Studies #208
Communication & Journalism #219
General Psychology #219
Special Education #224
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #289
Marketing #300
Psychology #301
Social Sciences #301
Educational Administration #334
Public Administration & Social Service #352
Human Resource Management #353
Nursing #359
Information Technology #366
Computer Information Systems #381
Teacher Education Grade Specific #392

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

The University of Arizona Global Campus Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 1 1,863 1,189 22 3,075
Teacher Education Grade Specific 287 832 72 0 1,191
General Psychology 0 492 376 4 872
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 438 226 0 664
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 483 153 0 636
General Education 0 204 316 0 520
Human Resource Management 0 274 122 38 434
Behavioral Science 0 245 0 0 245
Management Information Systems 0 156 68 0 224
Accounting 0 180 40 0 220
Alternative Medicine & Systems 0 164 0 0 164
Special Education 0 21 128 0 149
Educational Administration 0 0 142 5 147
Human Development & Family Studies 0 129 1 0 130
Sociology 0 113 17 0 130
Mental & Social Health Services 0 101 13 0 114
Finance & Financial Management 0 88 0 0 88
Public Administration 0 15 58 0 73
Marketing 0 63 0 0 63
History 0 61 0 0 61
General English Literature 0 59 0 0 59
Health & Physical Education 0 58 0 0 58
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 55 0 0 55
Real Estate 0 53 0 0 53
Library & Information Science 0 51 0 0 51
Natural Resources Conservation 0 49 0 0 49
Journalism 0 43 0 0 43
Educational Assessment 0 41 0 0 41
Communication & Media Studies 0 39 0 0 39
Instructional Media Design 0 22 13 0 35
International Business 0 23 11 0 34
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 34 0 0 34
General Social Sciences 0 34 0 0 34
Human Services 0 0 26 5 31
Business/Managerial Economics 0 27 0 0 27
Anthropology 0 25 0 0 25
Political Science & Government 0 24 0 0 24
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 23 0 0 23
Military Applied Sciences 13 9 0 0 22
Health Sciences & Services 0 20 0 0 20
Teaching English or French 0 17 0 0 17
Gerontology 0 12 0 0 12
Family & Consumer Economics 0 8 0 0 8
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 7 7
Public Health 0 0 6 0 6
Computer Information Systems 0 5 0 0 5
Nursing 0 5 0 0 5
Computer Engineering 0 1 0 0 1
Sustainability Science 0 1 0 0 1
Computer Software & Applications 0 0 0 0 0
Information Technology 0 0 0 0 0
Education Philosophy 0 0 0 0 0
Medical Illustration & Informatics 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 301 6,660 2,977 81 10,019

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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