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University of Arizona - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data


University of Arizona

University of Arizona

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University of Arizona Description:

The first classes at the University of Arizona met in Old Main, its only building at the time, in 1891. The historic building is still in use today. Now, however, the campus has about 180 buildings on its 380-acre campus in Tucson. On the academic front, the University of Arizona has numerous well-respected programs ranging from engineering to photography. The university is a member of the Association of American Universities because of its strengths in research and education. In athletics, the Arizona Wildcats compete in the NCAA Division I Pac 12 Conference.

Admissions Data (2014):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 40,223 (31,565 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 48% Male / 52% Female
  • 89% Full-time

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Costs (2013 - 14):

  • Tuition and Fees: $10,391 (in-state); $27,383 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,000
  • Room and Board: $9,714
  • Other Expenses: $4,074
  • Total Cost: $25,179 (in-state); $42,171 (out-of-state)

University of Arizona Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 84%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 77%
    • Loans: 39%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $9,748
    • Loans: $5,875

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Animal Physiology, Cellular Biology, Communication Studies, Elementary Education, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology

Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 80%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 36%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 61%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

University of Arizona Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.arizona.edu/about

"To discover, educate, serve and inspire.

The University of Arizona is the leading public research university in the American Southwest. The UA produces more than $530 million in annual research and is the state's only member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. This is a diverse community of people who thrive on innovation and collaboration. Our world-class faculty create discoveries that improve the human condition and fuel the state's economy. Our research enterprise provides undergraduate students with opportunities for hands-on experiences that can be found in few universities in the world. As the state's land-grant university, our research and resources enrich communities around the state and around the world."

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