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University of Arizona
Acceptance Rate
SAT Range
ACT Range
Student/Faculty Ratio
Total Enrollments
Total Cost
Net Average Cost of Attendance
Overall Rating
B Good
Main Address
1401 E University
Tucson, AZ 85721-0066
Overall Rankings
Science Technologies/Technicians
#2 of 25
Legal Professions And Studies
#12 of 357
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
#17 of 413
Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science And Related Fields
#20 of 217
Natural Resources And Conservation
#32 of 794
Library Science
#32 of 70
Physical Sciences
#33 of 1,129
Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians
#35 of 421
Overall Scores
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Contact Info
Contact & Location
Phone Number
(520) 621-2211
1401 E University
Tucson, AZ 85721-0066
Large City
Key Info, Costs & Aid
Acceptance Rate (2020)
Completion Rate (2020)
Student Body
Total Enrollments (2020) 45,601
Women 55%
Men 45%
Total Enrollments (2020) 45,601
White 48%
Hispanic or Latino 26%
International (Non-Citizen) 7%
Asian 6%
Multiracial 5%
Unknown 4%
Black or African American 4%
Native American 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
In State Tuition (2020)
Out of State Tuition (2020)
On Campus Room & Board

* These statistics utilize the most recently released data from IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System)

Degree Overview
Total Awards (2020) 11,386
Bachelor's 70%
Master's 18%
Doctoral 9%
Certificate 3%
Total Awards (2020) 11,386
Human and Social Sciences 18%
Mathematics and Science 15%
Business 15%
Healthcare 13%
Education and Liberal Arts 13%
Engineering 11%
Computer Technology 7%
Art and Design 3%
Legal and Law 3%
Agriculture 1%
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Sources for school statistics and data include U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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Accredited By
Higher Learning Commission
Specialized Accreditations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship (University Medical Center Support Services Dietetic Internship)
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
  • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education
  • Veterinary Medicine (VET) - Programs leading to a D.V.M. or D.M.V. degree
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
  • English Language (Center for English as a Second Language)
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
  • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
Council on Education for Public Health
  • Public Health (PHBG) - Baccalaureate and Graduate level school of public health
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
  • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree (College of Medicine)

Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

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Questions & Answers
Who are the notable alumni?
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Famous graduates include producer/director Jerry Bruckheimer, former Secretary of the Interior Stewart Udall, former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona, reality star Kourtney Kardashian, pro basketball player Luke Walton, journalist Geraldo Rivera, and Sesame Street co-creator Joan Ganz Cooney. While recuperating at a veteran’s hospital in Tucson, politician Bob Dole took classes at the university before heading back to his home state of Kansas. Presidential candidate Barry Goldwater belonged to Sigma Chi fraternity during his time as a UA student.

What is the campus setting like?
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Tucson is part of the Sonoran Desert located in Southern Arizona and surrounded by five mountain ranges. The 392-acre campus features plenty of cacti and some 500 tree species, including olive trees planted in 1895. In the clock tower of The Student Union Memorial Center sits a bell from the USS Arizona battleship that sank at Pearl Harbor. Students hang out at the popular patio and porch areas of Old Main, the university’s first building.

What are the online learning and extension/adult learning opportunities?
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UA certificate and degree programs online truly run the gamut. Some uncommon disciplines that may surprise you include meteorology, intelligence studies, eSociety, sports and society, and study of American experience. Standouts at the graduate level include business, engineering, and nursing.

What are the athletic highlights?
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The Wildcats compete in 20 NCAA Division I sports in the Pac-12 Conference. They range from the traditional (football and basketball) to the slightly more unusual (sand volleyball). Of the school’s 21 national championships, four have been in baseball and eight were in softball. In 2008, both the men’s and the women’s swimming and diving teams took top honors in the nation.

What are the school's academic highlights?
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UA is the only educational institution in Arizona that is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. Among its many distinctions are housing the largest collection of children’s and adolescent literature in the world, constructing the world’s first lab dedicated to tree-ring research, and establishing the world’s first department of ecology and evolutionary biology.