Tucson, AZ
University of Arizona


1201 Ratings

Named Arizona’s Best College by Forbes, the University of Arizona is a public university where teaching, research, service, and innovation merge to improve lives in Arizona and beyond. The UA serves as the state’s super land-grant university with two medical schools, producing graduates who are real-world ready to take on today’s most pressing challenges.

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divyasari
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I am out of state, and my course is only offered Online-I came to visit to see if I would prefer to be on campus- my visiting...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I am out of state, and my course is only offered Online-I came to visit to see if I would prefer to be on campus- my visiting experience was awful,I actually hated it,everything about it-first the car park,no permits,broken gate,the search for where to go,no signs anywhere, the library,horrible, bathrooms dirty,students faces looked like they've been up all night,couldn't find a serious, studious face anywhere,found the 'tallest building on campus', tutoring white board sign with scribbled messages for Math,Spanish,etc. looked to have been written by illiterates pointing to a dreary old uninviting building with 50 steps to climb,steps everywhere,long long long walkways and then dozens and dozens and dozens of steps to climb, not conducive to the ease and flow of learning whilst carrying books in that oven baked climate ... so very poor design to climate ratio, found the white building, which resembled a sprawling greyhound bus station-the signage - who was the brainless person who designed this building? The all important signage is up high above the head on cement blocks,print size 9,single space,imagine-so to find where you need to go,you have to stop in the middle of people traffic,tilt your head way back and scan the 9 size font,hoping to find your direction- I walked back nd forth searching,when I finally found where I needed to go,it point to 3 flights of stairs in 100 degree heat-I gave up- walked back to library asked if there was a Cafe was told 'there are vending machines',went to work on computer,the log in did not work-was surrounded by girls dressed for yoga and guys dressed for football,gave up, walked back to car park,congratulating myself for having survived the impossibilities,now the car park barrier was working,couldn't get out because when I entered the barrier was open,talked to attendant,had to shout into the box,whilst being turned crispy by the sun,went to drive out was a maze with giant buses to move around,left two messages for adviser,she never returned a call- I am going to reject my acceptance because I would never want to be associated with school-

Nicole
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Excellent!!! I would highly recommend the University of Arizona to anyone who is interested in a nursing program. The staff ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Excellent!!! I would highly recommend the University of Arizona to anyone who is interested in a nursing program. The staff and faculty are approachable and help to support your learning as well as support research projects. The staff is helpful and really cares about the students.

Cole
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I think the University of Arizona is a very good academic university if you put your mind to it. You have to avoid the party...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think the University of Arizona is a very good academic university if you put your mind to it. You have to avoid the party life if you are in a hard degree and are taking many classes. The campus itself seems to be very safe and on multiple occasions have I been out alone with no issue.

Jordan
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Overall, the University of Arizona is the complete package. Initially, in high school, I was completely against in-state scho...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall, the University of Arizona is the complete package. Initially, in high school, I was completely against in-state schools. But, U of A had greek life, an amazing honors college, a great education, perfect location, and many major options. I sincerely love the University of Arizona and I am incredibly elated with my decision.

Alfredo
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My experience since I got here has been very surreal. It's a great place to feel at home and find a place to fit in so it's o...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

My experience since I got here has been very surreal. It's a great place to feel at home and find a place to fit in so it's one less thing to worry about in college. The activities and events held around campus are frequent and fairly well known. The school is rather pricey for the quality of living and food that's on campus. The school is worth it in other ways with useful services like free tutoring, counseling, and the recreational center which is loaded with a lot of activities anytime of the week. This is a dream school that is moderately attainable and spirit and friends never goes away.

ap
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FOR ANYONE VISITING OUT OF TOWN This campus makes it very clear visitors are not welcome!!!! I had the unfortunate experienc...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

FOR ANYONE VISITING OUT OF TOWN This campus makes it very clear visitors are not welcome!!!! I had the unfortunate experience of attending a conference here. I informed the conference sponsors just how horrible this campus is and how no one should attend this campus (it was poorly attended so I can imagine I didn't need to tell them much). I live here in this state, but my children will not be attending this institution. The campus is dirty, overcrowded, and in a dangerous part of town. The conference sponsors were great, however the people working at the campus were not. Navigating the campus is a nightmare, parking is another nightmare. The people that are employed at this campus are untrained, rude and incompetent and made it clear outsiders are not wanted there. I recently attended a meeting at NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY- WONDERFUL SCHOOL!!!! The campus is lovely, the people are friendly and accommodating to both locals and visitors. The professors are some of the best and brightest in their fields. They presented their research as teacher-scholars- no comparison to the U of A who relies on untrained part-timers to teach your children (think about what you are getting for the high cost of tuition). There are much higher quality institutions in this state, for much less!! Small class sizes taught by full-time faculty that know how to teach in a safe part of the state. I'm sure there are other decent schools in this state, but there is no way I would let my child attend UofA ever. As a side note, I work in a STEM field in this state for a company that has employed several grads from UofA to save money. They could not perform the job so out-of-state applicants are relocated at high expense (they are always the better candidate- its unfortunate, but they are better educated, better trained, better workers, and then would invariably leave because Tucson was an awful town and the candidate and their family couldn't stand it here). There's a whole new fresh world out there everyone! Don't be afraid to look elsewhere, even if its up north or out of state- the education is better and it will take you places- trust me!

Valerie
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I truly believe the University of Arizona is an amazing school that provides something for everyone, no matter your interests...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I truly believe the University of Arizona is an amazing school that provides something for everyone, no matter your interests. The varsity of classes and majors allows for so many career pathways. Your experience comes down to the effort and attitude you choose to put into it. Over all, I believe the University of Arizona is a great school that offers many opportunities in a safe, fun, and positive environment. Also the weather is great!

Cole
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The University of Arizona is a decent school, but sadly is a little more on the party end of the spectrum. It can be hard to ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Arizona is a decent school, but sadly is a little more on the party end of the spectrum. It can be hard to form meaningful relationships in the first couple years, because most entertainment that can be found cheap involves drinking or doing drugs at someones house (and since most people are out doing this, if you don't you may have trouble meeting people) Professors are great and available to help students. Most of them are willing to go the extra mile for students in making sure we have the resources we need to be available in their class

Abolfazl
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My overall rating for University of Arizona(UA) is 4 star. The school is great by itself, it has lots of opportunistic for st...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

My overall rating for University of Arizona(UA) is 4 star. The school is great by itself, it has lots of opportunistic for students to study and flourish. But, in my point of view, the town in which the school is located is important too. Tucson, is not a great place to live, nonetheless is too hot. Therefore, students need to consider this fact too.

Nicole
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I love the U of A. It's my home away from home. Everyone is friendly and there are people always willing to help. There are s...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love the U of A. It's my home away from home. Everyone is friendly and there are people always willing to help. There are so many clubs to join and the faculty is approachable. The whole school gets into the game day spirit and you can hear the chant "Bear Down!" throughout campus. You'll make lifelong friends here and learn so many valuable lessons, not only in the classroom, but outside it as well. Become a Wildcat if you are looking to not only further your education, but to join a family that will always have your back! Bear Down!

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I love the U of A. It's my home away from home. Everyone is friendly and there are people always willing to help. There are so many clubs to join and the faculty is approachable. The whole school gets into the game day spirit and you can hear the chant "Bear Down!" throughout campus. You'll make lifelong friends here and learn so many valuable lessons, not only in the classroom, but outside it as well. Become a Wildcat if you are looking to not only further your education, but to join a family that will always have your back! Bear Down!

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