The University of Arizona, founded in 1885, is a public institution and one of the nation's top research universities. In addition to its long list of academic offerings, UA is home to one of the nation's largest honors colleges and more than 200 National Merit Scholars. The University offers a guaranteed tuition program to all undergraduate students enrolled on the university's main campus and pursuing a bachelor's degree. The program provides students with a constant tuition rate, including mandatory fees, for eight semesters. University of Arizona's 353-acre campus is located in a residential area of Tucson.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
35,801
Undergraduates
16,648
Men - 46.5%
19,154
Women - 53.5%
10,117
Graduates
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
85% of 40,854 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.39
SAT Math
620 average
550-690 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
611 average
560-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
21-29 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $30,154
Out-of-state: $52,437
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $12,379
Out-of-state: $34,662
Room and Board
$13,050
Average Percent of Need Met
61%
Average Freshman Award
$16,301
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$26,414
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
2,118
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
13%
10-19
26%
20-29
28%
30-39
12%
40-49
5%
50-99
9%
Over 100
7%
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Tucson Population
524,295
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Tucson
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
20% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Wilbur Wildcat; Wilma Wildcat
Sororities
20% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.2%
Asian
5.6%
Black/African-American
4%
Hispanic/Latino
28.7%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
5.2%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.2%
White
52.3%
Unknown
2.7%
International Students
5.9% from 120 countries
First-Year Students Returning
83.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
47.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
12.7%