University of Arizona Overview
University of Arizona is a public institution situated in Tucson, Arizona. The location of Arizona is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.
What Is University of Arizona Known For?
- The highest degree offered at Arizona is the doctor's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 76% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Arizona makes roughly $47,300 a year. This is 16% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
University of Arizona Rankings
Arizona landed the #353 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. Arizona also holds the #4 spot on the Best Colleges in Arizona ranking.
The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Arizona has received.
Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Arizona
|Best Colleges for Veterans||26|
|Best Colleges for Diversity||67|
|Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||84|
|Best Colleges for International Students||160|
|Best Colleges for the Money||928|
Where Is University of Arizona?
Contact details for Arizona are given below.
|Address:||1401 E University, Tucson, AZ 85721-0066|
How Do I Get Into Arizona?
You can apply to Arizona online at: https://slate.admissions.arizona.edu/apply
Admission Requirements for Arizona
|High School GPA||recommended|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
|TOEFL||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Arizona?
Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 82%, and the acceptance rate for women is 85%.
Can I Afford University of Arizona?
Net Price by Income Group for Arizona
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Arizona, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $6,744 a year. That adds up to $26,976 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Arizona is 6.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of Arizona Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 9,650 graduate students at the school.
Of the 29,325 full-time undergraduates at Arizona, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Arizona students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1,101|
|Hispanic or Latino||7,645|
Arizona students aren't the only ones who study at University of Arizona. At this time, all 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.
At this time, 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 118 countries are represented at Arizona. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at University of Arizona
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Arizona has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 4th most popular in Arizona for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Arizona
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Arizona was 26.0%. This is the #765 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Arizona regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Arizona majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Arizona ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Arizona.
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%.
University of Arizona Majors
In 2017-2018, University of Arizona awarded 16,462 undergraduate degrees and 6,128 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.
*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.