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University of Arizona
University of Arizona 1401 E University Tucson, AZ 85721 Phone: (520) 621-2211
  • General Information
    About University of Arizona

    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. Bold History that Fuels the Future It was a bold move in 1885 to start a university in the middle of the desert. UA faculty and students have been on the cutting edge ever since. Research That Improves the Human Condition From planetary science to medicine to the arts, UA research is changing the world. Being ranked #16 by the National Science Foundation doesn’t just make us great; it creates great opportunities for students. Our researchers teach. Students work alongside world-class professors to discover new knowledge and launch their own careers. Prestigious Faculty Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners, members of esteemed national academies and world-renowned experts in dozens of disciplines, our faculty brings international attention to the University, and puts us in the ranks of the top public universities in the nation. Enviable Academics The UA is a diverse and talented community. From astronomy to communication to entrepreneurship, our programs and our people are among the best in the country. We offer a rich and rewarding educational experience to all who choose to focus on excellence. Outreach to the Community and the World As the state’s land grant university, we honor our three-fold commitment to education, research and community service. UA faculty and students share their knowledge, their time and their resources throughout the state and around the world. Economic Impact That Benefits All The UA generates $530 million in research and gives the state an annual $2 billion boost. We partner with industry so that innovative ideas become thriving enterprises.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Public
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • General Education Courses
    • Career Services available upon completion
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Postbaccalaureate certificate
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 24,756
    Percent Admitted 78%
    Men Admitted 76%
    Women Admitted 80%
    Full Time Retention Rate 78%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 480 600
      Math 500 620
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 21 26
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 42,053
    Native American 728
    Asian 2,211
    African American 1,297
    Hispanic 6,727
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 26,911
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 6,065

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