Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

University of Arizona

Find Schools Near

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?

29,325 Full-Time Undergraduates
$14,553 Avg Cost After Aid
84% Acceptance Rate
  • 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

Ranking Type Rank
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 353
Best Colleges for the Money 928

Where Is University of Arizona?

Location of University of Arizona

Contact details for Arizona are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1401 E University, Tucson, AZ 85721-0066
Phone: 520-621-2211
Website: https://www.arizona.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uarizona
Twitter: http://twitter.com/uofa

How Do I Get Into Arizona?

You can apply to Arizona online at: https://slate.admissions.arizona.edu/apply

Admission Requirements for Arizona

Submission Required?
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?

84% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
Arizona has an acceptance rate of 84%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

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?

$14,553 Net Price
36% Take Out Loans
6.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Arizona is $14,553. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Arizona

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$10,234 $11,307 $14,756 $19,862 $21,208

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

29,325 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 34,101 undergraduate students at Arizona, with 29,325 being full-time and 4,776 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Arizona

There are also 9,650 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 29,325 full-time undergraduates at Arizona, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Arizona

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Arizona Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,658
Black or African American 1,101
Hispanic or Latino 7,645
White 14,754
International Students 2,202
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,965

Geographic Diversity

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

4,242 Took All Classes Online
16,943 Took At Least One Class Online
26.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 24 bachelor’s degree and 27 master’s degree programs available online at Arizona. In 2017-2018, 16,943 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

undefined

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.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 7%
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations 1%
Architecture & Related Services 6%
Architecture (Other) 19%
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 12%
Business Administration & Management 9%
Business, Management & Marketing 10%
Chemical Engineering 22%
Communication & Journalism 4%
Communication & Media Studies 2%
Computer & Information Sciences 6%
Computer Information Systems 17%
Computer Software & Applications 28%
Education 7%
Educational Assessment 6%
Engineering 7%
Engineering Technologies 6%
Engineering-Related Fields 6%
English Language & Literature 10%
Entrepreneurial Studies 37%
Ethnic Studies 16%
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences 16%
Finance & Financial Management 0%
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 89%
Geography & Cartography 23%
Health & Physical Education 14%
Health Professions 3%
History 28%
History 28%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 9%
Human Development & Family Studies 7%
Industrial Engineering 36%
International Business 30%
International Relations & National Security 10%
International Studies 12%
Legal Professions 28%
Legal Professions (Other) 46%
Legal Research 29%
Library & Information Science 10%
Library Science 10%
Management Information Systems 23%
Materials Sciences 18%
Mathematics & Statistics 17%
Mental & Social Health Services 10%
Natural Resources & Conservation 8%
Natural Resources Conservation 2%
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 67%
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies 14%
Physical Sciences 8%
Political Science & Government 18%
Public Health 8%
Science Technologies / Technicians 67%
Social Sciences 11%
Special Education 2%
Statistics 30%
Systems Engineering 25%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 7%
Teaching English or French 24%
Writing Studies 13%

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.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Architecture (Other) #1
Geoscience Engineering #1
Physics #1
Legal Professions (Other) #1
Mining Engineering #2
Statistics #2
Other Science Technologies/Technicians #2
Science Technologies / Technicians #2
Agricultural Economics & Business #2
Nutrition Science #2
Interdisciplinary Studies #2
Materials Sciences #2
Educational Assessment #3
General Engineering #4
Philosophy #4
Architecture & Related Services #4
Chemical Engineering #4
Military Technologies & Applied Sciences #4
Food, Nutrition & Related Services #4
Systems Engineering #4
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies #4
Ethnic Studies #4
Intelligence & Command Control Operations #4
Industrial Engineering #4
International Relations & National Security #5
Agriculture & Agriculture Operations #6
Physical Sciences #6
Geography & Cartography #6
Civil Engineering #7
International Business #8
Library Science #9
Library & Information Science #9
Political Science & Government #9
Mathematics & Statistics #10
Electrical Engineering #10
Computer Software & Applications #11
History #11
History #11
Engineering-Related Fields #12
Management Information Systems #12
Finance & Financial Management #13
Teaching English or French #14
Mental & Social Health Services #15
Human Development & Family Studies #18
Engineering #19
Public Health #19
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #20
Communication & Media Studies #21
Family, Consumer & Human Sciences #23
Health & Physical Education #26
Instructional Media Design #26
Philosophy & Religious Studies #26
Engineering Technologies #27
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #28
Legal Professions #29
Information Technology #31
Communication & Journalism #32
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #34
Social Sciences #35
General Psychology #38
Computer Information Systems #39
Teacher Education Subject Specific #40
Special Education #41
Accounting #51
Psychology #54
Educational Administration #59
Teacher Education Grade Specific #60
Computer & Information Sciences #78
Health & Medical Administrative Services #80
Criminal Justice & Corrections #89
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #98
Nursing #132
Education #162
Business Administration & Management #205
Health Professions #228
Business, Management & Marketing #261

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.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 0 164 73 0
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 37 9 2
Agricultural Economics & Business 0 75 11 0
Agricultural Engineering 0 0 3 0
Animal Science 0 36 1 0
Anthropology 0 59 5 12
Applied Mathematics 0 0 12 6
Architecture (Other) 0 26 0 0
Area Studies 0 54 22 8
Astronomy & Astrophysics 0 16 13 10
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 0 0 5 5
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 80 1 3
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 0 0 8 0
Biological Engineering 0 26 4 2
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 2 2 2
Biomedical Engineering 0 51 4 3
Biotechnology 0 0 22 0
Botany/Plant Biology 0 0 0 2
Business Administration & Management 0 264 237 12
Business/Managerial Economics 0 72 0 0
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 150 21 11
Chemical Engineering 0 84 12 7
Chemistry 0 44 7 17
Child Development & Psychology 0 32 0 0
Civil Engineering 0 43 2 6
Classical Languages & Literature 0 11 8 0
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 11 8
Communication & Media Studies 0 284 8 1
Communication Sciences 0 62 30 11
Computer Information Systems 0 99 123 0
Computer Science 0 181 9 2
Computer Software & Applications 0 79 0 0
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 5 0
Dance 0 33 5 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 41 7 0
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 24 4 6
Economics 0 244 14 6
Educational Administration 0 0 27 9
Educational Assessment 0 83 0 0
Electrical Engineering 0 119 72 20
Engineering-Related Fields 0 16 25 0
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 75 0 0
Environmental Engineering 0 10 7 3
Ethnic Studies 0 32 1 4
Family & Consumer Economics 0 0 2 5
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 65 0 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 207 20 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 83 12 0
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 0 8 0
General Agriculture 0 1 0 0
General Architecture 0 40 15 0
General Biology 0 82 0 0
General Business/Commerce 0 1 0 0
General Education 0 0 70 3
General Engineering 0 0 19 0
General English Literature 0 90 4 4
General Psychology 0 472 5 13
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 1 0 0
Genetics 0 0 1 1
Geography & Cartography 0 23 28 9
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 69 22 16
Germanic Languages 0 15 7 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 68 10 0
History 0 77 10 6
Homeland Security 0 191 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 0 125 0 0
Human Resource Management 0 186 0 0
Industrial Engineering 0 32 15 0
Information Science 0 0 9 2
Instructional Media Design 0 0 8 0
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 349 0 0
International Relations & National Security 0 0 51 0
International Studies 0 36 3 0
Journalism 0 108 9 0
Landscape Architecture 0 0 13 0
Law 0 0 0 124
Legal Professions (Other) 0 138 22 0
Legal Research 0 0 13 4
Library & Information Science 0 0 69 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 30 15 7
Management Information Systems 0 225 0 0
Marketing 0 203 4 0
Materials Sciences 0 13 8 1
Mathematics 0 121 1 9
Mechanical Engineering 0 145 9 3
Medical Science 0 0 1 0
Medicine 0 0 0 170
Mental & Social Health Services 0 144 47 0
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 51 0 4
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 0 14 0 0
Mining Engineering 0 14 4 0
Molecular Medicine 0 0 1 0
Music 0 42 23 20
Natural Resources Conservation 0 94 23 18
Natural Sciences 0 0 1 1
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 116 0 6
Nursing 0 102 218 127
Nutrition Science 0 136 3 2
Other Agriculture 0 13 0 0
Other Education 0 5 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 2 0 0
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 27 0 0
Other Social Sciences 0 0 0 3
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 0 2 7
Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences 0 0 3 121
Philosophy 0 66 5 5
Physics 0 49 57 23
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 294 8 13
Plant Sciences 0 8 3 1
Political Science & Government 0 211 4 4
Public Administration 0 70 18 0
Public Health 0 267 187 12
Public Policy 0 0 5 0
Real Estate Development 0 0 4 0
Religious Studies 0 15 0 0
Romance Languages 0 109 12 9
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 0 8 6 0
Sociology 0 61 2 11
Special Education 0 53 53 3
Statistics 0 0 11 2
Systems Engineering 0 56 14 5
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 116 0 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 27 19 8
Teaching English or French 0 0 14 15
Urban & Regional Planning 0 96 11 0
Writing Studies 0 61 12 5
Zoology 0 0 0 1
Total 0 16,462 4,166 1,962

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.

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.