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Founded in 1885, University of Arizona. is a Public college. Located in Arizona, which is a city setting in Arizona, the campus itself is Urban. The campus is home to 33,694 full time undergraduate students, and 9,467 full time graduate students.
The University of Arizona Academic calendar runs on a Semester basis. In the school year the student to faculty ratio was 20:1. There are 1654 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at University of Arizona include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.
Admissions at UA are considered Less Selective, with ,596% of all applicants being admitted.
In the school year, of the students who applied to the school, only 21 of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.
86% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class. 58% were in the top quarter, and 30% were in the top tenth. You can apply online.
We asked, and students answered these important questions about student life at University of Arizona.
1124 Students rated on-campus housing 3.6 stars. 17 % gave the school a 5.0.
989 Students rated off-campus housing 3.7 stars. 0 % gave the school a 5.0.
1414 Students rated campus food 3.7 stars. 27 % gave the school a 5.0.
1442 Students rated campus facilities 4.3 stars. 45 % gave the school a 5.0.
1443 Students rated class size 3.7 stars. 22 % gave the school a 5.0.
1440 Students rated school activities 4.1 stars. 41 % gave the school a 5.0.
1447 Students rated local services 4.2 stars. 45 % gave the school a 5.0.
1445 Students rated academics 3.9 stars. 36 % gave the school a 5.0.
404 Students rated University of Arizona
It is such a joy to be part of the University of Arizona, especially coming from another state, UofA had become my home. I feel extremely welcome by everyone here at the university. There are many ways to get involved around here which is an amazing opportunity for first-year students since is our first big step into the real world. I can't to experience more of my life and education at the University of Arizona. Beardown.
As a current student at the University of Arizona and an Arizona resident for almost two decades, U of A stands out as the number one school in the state! (Even though Google may not agree with me). Going into my second year, I couldn't be more excited to return back to such a welcoming campus after a long summer. As a freshman, I didn't know what to expect from college, how to fit in, and was all around terrified like most young adults are going into their first year of living on their own in this world, but looking back as the school year approaches, I had no need for any of those concerns. Move-in day my freshman year is a day I will never forget. Heart thumping. Nerves jittering. I was welcomed by the most enthusiastic person I have ever met in my life! My first day as a freshman was made so much easier through smiles, laughs and acts of kindness and joy by not only the dorm staff, but also the other people living in my hall, making me feel like I was where I belong. However, that feeling didn't stop at move-in! It was there in every sports event, every on campus get together, every club meeting, every classroom and professor, every time you walked along The Mall, and through every step you took throughout the day, no matter the distance. The University of Arizona, although in an urban location, has a small rural town type feel. Everyone, including alumni from way back when, is involved with the sports teams and athletes. My aunt, who lives right off campus campus, chats with one of the varsity girls basketball team players on her evening walks daily, and wishes her luck on that nights game. In a rural city, the U of A can make such a big campus so welcoming and warm, and not just because everyone is looking for air conditioning from the summer heat! The staff, professors, advisors, and fellow peers make you feel like you belong. The beauty of the campus, its vast history and wide variety of majors pull you in and forces you to delve deeper into your passions, and to make the world their oyster.
I think that University of Arizona is a great school and offers many students a chance for a quality college education. There are many opportunities to socialize with other students. The campus is beautiful and there are many places to hang out and study. Overall, it's a great school.
The university of arizona is a great school with a lot of opportunities to grow and become somebody
Also there events are pretty fun and entertaining especially homecoming. Also there is many place to study and be productive with homeworks,projects,etc.
The fall 2020 acceptance rate for University of Arizona is 78%. That means, out of _____ applications received in 2020 , _____ students were offered admission. The number of males who applied was _____ vs the number of females which was _____.
If I had the ability to talk to myself in the past, I would have quite a few important things to say. First off, you should go to the University of Arizona. Watch your money, and don't waste any on the meal plan. Go to the grocery store instead - it's a lot cheaper. Drop computer science, it's not your thing. Go with business and psychology - that will get you much farther. Joining a fraternity is so worth it for community service and extracurricular activities. I would give myself advise on a few areas such as time-management, social/dating skills, and study techniques to myself in order to help live college life more effectively. As a farewell, I would warn myself about some bad life events to avoid, and wish me the best of luck in college.
The diversity of people at the University of Arizona is huge. There is every type of person you could imagine that create the beautiful tapestry that is Arizona. No matter what religion, race, ethnicity or gender you are, there is someone that will have a similar interest. People are very friendly at the U of Arizona and are often quick to make others feel welcome.
The U of A is a unique blend of social activities, spectacular sporting events, top rated research facilities and a truly beautiful campus.
There are no cafeteria/ dinning halls in dorms. Although there are food courts in the student union, the incovenience of students having to travel away from safety of dorm rooms is not a good idea. Food courts in student union is very convenient for commuters but not for students living in dorms, especially during the night.
A lot of adventages.
Advisors are just that, advisors. In highschool the advisors would tell you exactly what you needed to do. Here they merely offer suggestions and the student is responsibe for doing other research to really figure out what will be the best path to graduation.
The University of Arizona had more of a community feel to it than the rest of the schools I looked into. Being part of a school that truely feels like a community was a very important aspect to me and I believe that it helps new student adjust to being away from home.
The type of person that should attend this school is the type of person that is very determind to do well and go far in their life. This is not a school for slackers and rewards those to help themselves. People that are upbeat, happy and helpful is always a plus. Aside from that it's a very diverse school where everyone is welcomed with open arms. There is so much to do that most people, even with the rarest of interests can find groups and activities to participate in.
This is kind of a silly question. In terms of the business school, though, don't bother applying if you are not fully committed to the program and education. Entrance into Eller requires the passing of a written test, an interview, and a minimum GPA of 3.0.
Dance program is 2nd to Julliard
really safe programs around campus
I also brag about the aesthetic, the campus is beautiful!
The sports games, we have what we call "ZonaZoo", which is our student section at the games which is huge and full of spirit, along with the teams themselves which are generally pretty impressive.
the food selection is really good, a lot of healthy choices, along with well known things like Panda Express and Burger King, and an all-you-can-eat buffet that even has sushi
Our rec center is really huge and awesome too
When I was a freshman getting general education classes was the most frustrating process ever.
The University of Arizona is best known for a variety of things. It has a strong business college, is well-known for its good football and basketball teams, and is very research-oriented.
coming from chicago, the weather is one of the best things about arizona and it is a much more laid back atmosphere. i do not think there is as much school pride as i thought there would be when i came to college.
i think a lot of the professors at arizona are very good. being in the business school i feel it is very competitive and a good academic school. it is not all about partying.
I met my closest friends in the sorority I joined my sophomore year. People tend to party every weekend for sports events or just general events around campus. Saturday nights that don't involve drinking usually I am either studying or hanging out with my friends watching movies or swimming. Off campus there are so many great restaurants to check out, there are shooting ranges, downtown Tucson has a lot of shops and a very popular night life. The dating scene is pretty large here. The most popular groups on campus would probably be Greek life, intramural sports, and the student government.
people who party hard, don't care abou their education, and have everything paid for by their parents
no they are not accurate as a whole, any school is what you make of it
Greek life is definitely prevalent at Arizona, and sometimes it feels dominant. As a freshman, I remember feeling like I missed out on a lot because I wasn't in a house, because that's where the parties seem to be, and there is such a social network there.
The stereotypes are just what you would expect. The guys are all workout-freaks, handsy with girls, alcoholics, and dress West-Coast wasp with high socks, sandals, sperries, board shorts and Ray-Bans. The sorority girls are always decked out in neon shirts for their house, and act very ditzy and promiscuous.
The stereotypes are a little overstated, and there are good frat guys and bad frat guys out there. But Arizona definitely gets has a "Greek" feel to it, and the houses take over a lot of what you see.
But other than that, there are as many kinds of people as you can imagine. Arizona is a large school (~40,000) for undergrad, and part of the fun is that there are so many "crowds" out there. If you are a stoner, a math nerd, a student government do-good, an athlete, or a hipster, there are the circles out there. Again, it is not like high school where you know everyone's name. It's easy to get lost.
Stereotypes are only generalizations. There are a lot of people out there, and if you really want to branch out, you can't judge people by their associations, i.e. Greek house, where they went to high school, etc. The best thing to do is forego thinking in those terms, and just get involved and meet people. It's such a big school that if you make the right connections, you can find the kind of people you want to befriend.
Tucson is kind of a small town, so finding stuff to do can get a little challenging. However, if armed with your trusty ID (legitimacy optional but encouraged) take a nice stroll down 4th avenue. It has some, um, unique clothing stores and tiny restaurants with the BEST BURGERS EVER, and best of all, no fewer than seven bars all within fifteen minutes of each other, and you can end your bar-hopping with a San Francisco-style ride home. No driving necessary!
Wildcat Nation is crazy!!! BEAR DOWN!!!! ZonaZoo!!!
everyone in Tucson shows up for game days and the tailgates begin early for football games. The ZonaZoo for a football game is 10,000 students loud and proud! We still have some work to do to get back to being our "Desert Swarm" days but we will get there with our new North Endzone project set to start after this season.
Inside McKale its even crazier as "Point GuardU" our nickname when it comes to Basketball shows nothing less than an almost packed arena every game. As we are on track to get our next National Championship banner hung once again in McKale in the next few years.
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83% of students
attending University of Arizona receive some sort of financial aid.
26% were awarded federal grants.
While 36% received federal loans.
Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.
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