University of Arizona is a public research university located in Tucson, Arizona, United States. The university was established in the year 1885 and it was the first UA University in Arizona.
The university has 22 separate schools and colleges including medical college and medical centers. The most popular majors offered at the university are:-
- Biological and biomedical sciences
- Multi/interdisciplinary studies
- Social sciences
Why Choose University of Arizona?
- University of Arizona had an endowment of $741.7 million in 2017
- The university has academic affiliations with AAU or Association of American Universities.
- Have sport affiliations with – NCAA Division I FBS – Pac 12 & MPSF.
- The library system of UA consists of 6 million printed volumes and thousands of electronic books and journals.
- It is the 4th most awarded public research university by NASA.
- It receives approx. $606 million annually as research funding.
University of Arizona Programs, Faculty and Divisions
University of Arizona offers 529 graduate programs and near about 250 undergraduate programs through 22 schools and colleges. Some of the schools and colleges are:-
- School of plant sciences
- Norton school of family and consumer sciences
- Eller college of management
- Mel and Enid Zuckerman college of public health
- College of optical sciences
University of Arizona Campus and Residence
UA has a one 380 acres campus at central Tucson, Arizona that accommodates 44,831 students and 3090 academic staff along with thousands of other employees every day. In the main campus there are 179 buildings present.
The university offers on campus housing facilities and assistance in finding off campus housing to its students. Around 7,600 students live on the campus in 23 different residence halls.
University of Arizona Admission Process
Pre-requisites for Admission into University of Arizona
- Test scores: SAT/ACT for UG students; GRE/GMAT for graduate students
- English language proficiency test score: TOEFL; IELTS; or PTE
- Statement of Purpose
- Letter of Recommendation
- Resume or CV(graduate students)
- Additional documents as specified by department one is applying for
- Health Insurance
- Apply directly through the online application portal on the official website
- Each department has its own website and its own set of requirements
- Application fee for undergraduate/graduate students: $ 50 for resident students and $ 80 for international students.
Graduate students to apply directly - http://apply.grad.arizona.edu/
Undergraduate students to apply directly - https://slate.admissions.arizona.edu/apply
University of Arizona Costs of Attendance
The estimated average annual expense for a year at –
|Tuition & Fees||$ 36,566|
|Living Expenses||$ 14,750|
|Health Insurance||$ 2,088|
|One time enrolment fee||$ 395|
University of Arizona Scholarships and Financial Aids
Students can apply for scholarships and financial aid including the international students. University of Arizona offers scholarships upto $35000 per year.
- The international students award of $ 5,000 for having a 3.50 to 4.00 GPA.
- The Alumni Association award more than $ 1 million scholarships to the UA students every year.
University of Arizona Alumni Network
UA has an alumni network of more than 290,000 alumni across the globe. These alumni enjoy lifetime benefits offered by the University of Arizona Alumni Association like –
- Campus Resources
- Scholarly Journal Access
- Career Assistance Programs
- Online library
- Alumni Magazine
List of notable alumni –
- Jerry Bruckheimer – he is a film and television producer.
- Terry Lundgren – CEO and president of Macy’s Inc.
- Brian Schmidt – winner of 2011 Nobel Prize in Physics.
- Jennie Finch – Softball player and Olympic gold medal winner.
- Kristen Wiig – Actress