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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.

Website: www.arizona.edu/

Public
Co-ed
35,123
Undergraduate
Students
(51.5%) 18,101 Women
(48.5%) 17,022 Men
9,708
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
84% of 33,608 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.30
SAT Math
560-690 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
586 average
540-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
21-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,601
Out-of-state: $49,822
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,851
Out-of-state: $33,072
Room and Board
$12,550
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Freshman Award
$16,047
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$23,956
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,985
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 26% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 7% of classes
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Campus Life

Tucson Population
524,295
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
20% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Wilbur Wildcat; Wilma Wildcat
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.8% Asian
4.2% Black/African-American
28.8% Hispanic/Latino
4.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
53.8% White
0.8% Unknown
International Students
8.0% from 112 countries
First-Year Students Returning
83.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
45.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
35%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
15.3%
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