University of Arizona Overview
University of Arizona is a public institution located in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
What Is University of Arizona Known For?
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at University of Arizona.
- For the 2019-2020 academic year, 78% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, University of Arizona bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $55,205 a year. That's about 35% more than their peers at other schools.
University of Arizona 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 University of Arizona.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards University of Arizona has earned from around the web.
|#1||Best Linguistics and Anthropology Graduate Degree Schools||College Factual|
|#9||Best Management Information Systems Schools||College Factual|
|#17||Best Mental & Social Health Services Schools||College Factual|
|#45||Best Communication & Journalism Schools||College Factual|
|#98||Best Business, Management & Marketing Schools||College Factual|
|#153||Best Health Professions Schools||College Factual|
Where Is University of Arizona?
Contact details for University of Arizona are given below.
|Address:||1401 E University, Tucson, AZ 85721-0066|
How Do I Get Into University of Arizona?
You can apply to University of Arizona online at: https://slate.admissions.arizona.edu/apply
Admission Requirements for University of Arizona
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||considered but not required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||considered but not required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
|TOEFL||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into University of Arizona?
Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 83%, and the acceptance rate for women is 87%.
Average Test Scores
About 46% of students accepted to University of Arizona submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 550 and 660. Math scores were between 540 and 690.
Can I Afford University of Arizona?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At University of Arizona, approximately 30% of students took out student loans averaging $7,592 a year. That adds up to $30,368 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at University of Arizona is 5.4%. 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 10,244 graduate students at the school.
Of the 28,556 full-time undergraduates at University of Arizona, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Arizona students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||991|
|Hispanic or Latino||7,949|
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 University of 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 University of Arizona has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 19th most popular in Arizona for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of University of Arizona
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at University of Arizona was $12,716 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $36,743. The following table shows how University of Arizona is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
Online Growth Rankings of University of Arizona
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Arizona was 29.9%. This is the #877 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at University of Arizona regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of University of Arizona majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Business, Management & Marketing||8%|
|Family, Consumer & Human Sciences||8%|
|Food, Nutrition & Related Services||11%|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||74%|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||6%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at University of 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 University of 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 Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*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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