About University of Arizona
The University of Arizona (Arizona, U of A, UArizona, or UA) is a public research university in Tucson, Arizona. Founded in 1885, the UofA was the first university in the Arizona Territory. As of 2019, the university enrolled 45,918 students in 19 separate colleges/schools, including the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix and the James E. Rogers College of Law, and is affiliated with two academic medical centers (Banner - University Medical Center Tucson and Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix). The University of Arizona is governed by the Arizona Board of Regents. The University of Arizona is one of 65 elected members of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is the only representative from the state of Arizona to this group. Known as the Arizona Wildcats (often shortened to "Cats"), the UA's intercollegiate athletic teams are members of the Pac-12 Conference of the NCAA. UA athletes have won national titles in several sports, most notably men's basketball, baseball, and softball. The official colors of the university and its athletic teams are cardinal red and navy blue.
- Offers certificate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees
- 33,428 students
- 0.36 faculty staff per student
- Campus housing available
Notable programs at University of Arizona
28,089 students out of 33,608 applicants were accepted into University of Arizona.
Tuition and costs
In 2017, the out-of-state cost of tuition at University of Arizona was $35,307, while for in-state students it was $11,877. After taking into account financial aid, the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for out-of-state students was $40,371.
The average financial aid at University of Arizona is $11,336. After factoring this in, out-of-state students pay $23,971 for undergraduate tuition on average.
Financial aid available at University of Arizona
68% of undergraduate students at University of Arizona received grants or loans in 2017.
The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of out-of-state tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.
Average student living expenses at University of Arizona
The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Arizona was of $12,300 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800.