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University of Arizona Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

39,086 Students

84% Admitted

  • 43,751 full time
  • 5,821 part time
  • 15,902 men full time
  • 17,363 women full time
  • 26,629 applied
  • 20,068 admitted
  • 7,032 enrolled

34,101 Undergraduates

$10,752 Tuition/Year

  • 8,494 Graduates
  • 249 Non-Degree
  • $10,752 in state
  • $1,017 fees
  • $12,550 room & board
  • $800 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southwest Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Wildcats
School Colors: Cardinal red and navy blue
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Alexa from Encinitas, CA
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  • Academics are pretty solid here: excellent business program with Eller. However, safety isn't. If you want to get your phone, purse, and wallet stolen while you are sleeping on the…

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  • Ruth from San Jose, CA
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  • the university of arizona provides students with an environment that allows them to challenge themselves in their academic abilities. it not only has outstanding academics, but a remarkable residence life…

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  • Summer from Mesa, AZ
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  • The University of Arizona has been all I've ever dreamed of so far! There is something for everyone, no matter who you are or what interests you have. It has…

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  • Madeline from Denver, Colorado
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  • The University of Arizona is great university that offers opportunities for undergraduate research. This is particularly unique, because it allows for the students to actively engage in research early in…

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Mission Statement

As a public research university serving the diverse citizens of Arizona and beyond, the mission of the University of Arizona is to provide a comprehensive, high-quality education that engages our students in discovery through research and broad-based scholarship. We aim to empower our graduates to be leaders in solving complex societal problems. Whether in teaching, research, outreach or student engagement, access and quality are the defining attributes of the University of Arizona's mission.


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Olivia from Tucson, AZ
  • I am a current student here

    Pac 12!!!! Since the U of A is a Pac 12 school, that means the football and basketball games are crazy especially if you're in Zona Zoo, which is the student section. Besides the sports conference being insane, the campus is beautiful, yes it does get hot, but you will get used to it by the 2nd week. The people here are nice, even the instructors. The U of A gives me a sense of freedom with being away from home and doing things on my own.

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  • 5
  • Grant from Tucson, AZ
  • I am a current student here

    The campus is beautiful. My favorite part of the campus itself is the Student Union, which is one of the largest in the entire country. The restaurants and fast food are wonderful and easily accessible whenever you want (within reason of course). The Rec center is awesome and great for working out in your free time and the lounges are relaxing and perfect positions. As far as the classes go, they are pretty awesome for the most part. There hasn't been a class yet that I've hated and I've enjoyed being here very much.

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  • 5
  • Charles from Tucson, AZ
  • I am a current student here

    The University of Arizona’s diversity really helps give each student countless opportunities to enjoy their college experience. As a Tucson native I was familiar with the University of Arizona campus, and assumed that I knew just about everything there was to know about the school even before my first day. Again the university proved me wrong (as it often does). I had no idea how many different activities, communities, and groups there were, or how self contained the school was. When club fair came around I was surprised to see the mall packed with club after club, and unlike high school they were clubs that I had never seen before, or even thought of, and, of course, I had to join a few. To my surprise there was a martial arts tricking/acrobatics club called UA Tricks. This was one niche that I most certainly fit in to, as I had actually started a similar club in my high school, but was pretty disappointed with our single digit membership. This club was packed with people, and because of that we had access to high quality trampolines, gyms, and equipment, that I could have only dreamed about last year. The clubs aren’t the only enjoyable aspects of the U of A. I quickly found that the campus was a microcosm, a city of its own. There was just about everything you needed, a high quality gym, futuristic dorms (seriously Arbol de la Vida is unbelievable), a movie theatre, cuisine from just about every country, nightly entertainment (so much so that I often have trouble deciding whether to see the improv-comedy group, or going to the socials in my dorm), and best of all this city is shared with young, friendly, idealistic, ambitious students that help to make every day memorable.

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  • 5
  • Sarah from Tucson, AZ
  • I am a current student here

    Once you find a balance between work and play, you'll have a great time (especially if you get involved in intramural sports or clubs).

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  • Julia from Scottsdale, AZ
  • I am a current student here

    I honestly have enjoyed being here very much. I have met and made so many friends that I believe I will have for the rest of my life. I have been introduced to not only peers, but teachers and professors that have made my experiences worth while. I have made so many connections that I hope to benefit my future career.

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