• Address: 1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

  • Phone Number: 520-621-2211

  • Website: http://www.arizona.edu/

About

University of Arizona (UA) is a public university headquartered in Tucson, Arizona. The first class of the university graduated in 1895 and had only two male and one female student. The university is a long-term partner with NASA. The university fosters dreams and known for creating the magic to make the dream a reality. The university currently works with all of NASA's mission and is into a research to cure ALS and Alzhemeirs.In 2018, the university also received the position of a Hispanic Serving Institution by the United States Department for education. The university is currently part of the United States, Medicinal Research Programs and aims to bring significant differences in the lives of people.

  • The total population of the university is 43,161 out of which 36,054 are full-timers and 7,107 are part-timers.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the university is 20: 1.

  • UA acceptance rate is 79%.

  • The graduation rate of the university is 60%.


Online Education at UA

The credits of these courses can be transferred conveniently.

  • The university offers programs in Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate Levels along with a few Graduate Certificate programs.

  • UA majors include Accounting, Agriculture, Arts, Behavioral Sciences, Business Management, Education, Environmental Science, Fine Arts and many more.


Reviews

A few reviews that the university has received are as follows.

  • The university provides opportunities for students to choose their course-subjects based on their choice. The subject that interests them the most then becomes part of their course.

  • The diversity in student and the faculty population instills a belief of togetherness in the people.

  • The beautiful campus offers academic, mental and spiritual nourishment.

  • The eligible faculty and the ready-to-help advisers make your voice heard.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Public

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Headquartered at

Tucson, Arizona

FAFSA/Federal School Code

001083

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Institutional Accreditation

HLC

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Programmatic Accreditation

ABET, ABA, ALA, CCNE, COA, CEPH

Historically Black College or University

No

Data Source: http://www.arizona.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Accreditation

The university was regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Programmatic Accreditations

  • The Engineering programs have been accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

  • The Law-programs have been accredited by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, American Bar Association.

  • The Nursing programs have been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

  • The Nursing-Anesthesia programs have been accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.

  • The Public Health programs have been accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 20: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 80 % Part Time: 64 %
Total Population 43,161
Student Population Full Time: 36,054 Part Time: 7,107
Gender Division Male: 48 % Female: 52 %

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 55 %

The College Monk

Female: 64 %

Total Graduation Rate: 60 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

The University of Arizona (UA) offers 110 online programs across 23 Majors

Accounting

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Business Management

Offering 9 programs accross 3 degrees

Nursing

Offering 10 programs accross 3 degrees

Engineering

Offering 18 programs accross 3 degrees

History

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Psychology

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Health Science

Offering 9 programs accross 3 degrees

Arts

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Information Systems

Offering 9 programs accross 3 degrees

Education

Offering 12 programs accross 3 degrees

Behavioral Sciences

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Criminal Justice

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Public Administration

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Human Services

Offering 4 programs accross 3 degrees

Information Technology

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Environmental Science

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Philosophy

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Sociology

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Agriculture

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Fine Arts

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Law

Offering 13 programs accross 2 degrees

Interdisciplinary Studies

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Homeland Security

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Admissions

The University of Arizona (UA) Acceptance Rate is 79%

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $50
Graduate Application Fee $75

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 36,166
Total Applicants Admitted 28,433
Applicants Enrolled 7,753
Full time Applicants Enrolled 5,997
Part Time Applicants Enrolled 1,756
Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Scholarships, grants,work-study programs, and loans are the provisions of financial aid. Students looking for financial aid facilities can fill the FAFSA Form. University of Arizona (UA) federal school code is 001083.

  • The Federal Aid includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, TEACH Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan and many more.

  • The Institutional Aid includes Engineering Grant, University Grant Award, Silver and Sage Award, Arizona Tuition Award and many more.

  • The Military Aid includes Post 9/11 GI Bill, Tuition Assistance Program, Yellow Ribbon Program and many more.

Contact the university to know more about financial aid information. The Financial Aid Phone Number is 520-621-1858.


Scholarships and Grants

Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Engineering Grant $1,000 Permanent U.S. resident or a U.S. citizen. Undergraduate engineering Student. May 1st, 2019
University Grant Award Varies Undergraduate. Arizona Resident students. March 1st, 2019
Silver & Sage Award Varies Enroll in a minimum of 12 UA credits. CGPA with 2.0 or more. March 1st, 2019
Achievement Award Renewal Varies Non-Arizona resident. Satisfactory academic progress. April 1st, 2019
Wildcat Tuition Awards $8,500 A Full-Time Student. Satisfactory academic progress. Varies
Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
All-Arizona Academic Team Award Varies Undergraduate. Student pursuing a first Bachelor's Degree for Undergraduate studies. CGPA with 3.25 or more. April 1st, 2019
Arizona Tuition Award Varies Undergraduate. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. April 1st, 2019
Dean's Exemplary Award $2,000 Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Students must be pursuing a first Bachelor's Degree for Undergraduate studies. May 1st, 2019
Flinn Semi-Finalist scholars $5,000 Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident Students must be pursuing a first Bachelor's Degree for Undergraduate studies. April 1st, 2019
Foster Care Success Tuition award Varies U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Arizona resident for tuition purposes. April 1st, 2019

Data Source: http://www.arizona.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,478 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen March 1st, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $2,097 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen March 1st, 2019
TEACH Grant $2,097 Undergraduate or Graduate. Students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school. CGPA with 3.25 or more. March 1st, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,170 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. March 1st, 2019
Direct PLUS Loans $19,802 Need to be a citizen of U.S. or an eligible immigrant. Should be accepted as a regular student. Enrolled as half-time eligible for a direct loan. March 1st, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized loan $5,170 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. March 1st, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. Satisfactory academic progress. March 1st, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $10,301 Individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001. Honorably discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. Varies
Tuition Assistance Program $2,875 Eligible Members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. Varies
Yellow Ribbon Program Varies Eligible for the maximum benefit rate (100%) under the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Must not be on active duty or a spouse transferee of an active duty member. Varies

Data Source: http://www.arizona.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $12,914
$30,001 - $48,000 $14,777
$48,001 - $75,000 $17,715
$75,001 - $110,000 $19,545
Over $110,000 $20,103

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 31% $4,417
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 76% $9,068
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 26% $4,425
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 74% $7,521
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 37% $6,862
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 36% $5,217
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 16,466
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 1,096 $10,245
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 878 $10,435
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 218 $9,478

Data Source: http://www.arizona.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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