University of Arizona

United States of America

81st US-News World Ranking

Established in 1885, the University of Arizona (UA) is a public research university which situated in Tucson, Arizona. The university hosts the Arizona’s only MD-granting medical school. UA was the first university in the Arizona Territory. The university operates two  famous medical schools, College of Medicine Tucson and College of Medicine Phoenix, and is affiliated with the region's only academic medical centers. The university is also home to the James E. Regers College of Law and  various other ranked graduate and professional schools

The university comprises of 20 colleges and 11 schools. The students can choose from over 125 undergraduate and more than 135 graduate programs. The most popular majors at University of Arizona are: Social Sciences; Business, Management, Marketing and Related Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Psychology and Health Professions and Related Programs.

University of Arizona has a student population of more than 42,000 of which more than 33,000 are enrolled in undergraduate programs. The university has a student to faculty ratio of 22:1 and the acceptance rate of 76%. The University has a very well known space exploration program and has discovered about 50% of the known asteroids (near to Earth) and assisted NASA to launch a probe to intercept an asteroid and bring back samples. It is the fifth largest recipient of NASA funding.

UA is classified as a research university with Highest Research Activity, by the  Carnegie  Foundation of Advancement of Teaching.

Notable Alumni: Michael Biehn (Actor, Aliens, Terminator), Joseph M. Acaba (NASA astronaut), Daniel W. Bradley (Co-discoverer of Hepatitis C), David Chalmers (Philosopher specializing in philosophy of mind), Andrew Weil (Pioneer in integrative medicine), Nicolaas Bloembergen (Nobel Laureate in Physics)

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test
English

Industrial engineers design and implement systems integrating people, materials, machines, energy, and information. Such systems might include production planning, quality assurance, management information, facility planning, inventory control, and workplace design. Students learn how to design and operate manufacturing and services systems. In addition to basic engineering, courses include mathematical and computer modeling and decision making.

Official high school transcript, Self-reported grades and Official college/university transcript(s), Average GPA 3.38

Industrial production manager,Logisticians,Management Analysts,Materials Engineers

15th May

English

The mission of the School of Information Science, Technologies and Arts (SISTA) is to promote research in computational methods across disciplines and teach students to understand the computational aspects of any discipline.

Official high school transcript, Self-reported grades and Official college/university transcript(s), Average GPA 3.38

Webmaster,Scientific Programmer,Knowledge Engineer,Data Miner

15th May

English

The Integrated Science Program at the University of Arizona was created in 2008 to provide a unique opportunity for students to explore the inter-connections between fundamental scientific areas, including astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer science, geosciences, mathematics, physics, and planetary sciences.

Official high school transcript, Self-reported grades and Official college/university transcript(s), Average GPA 3.38

Educational Software Developer,Data Miner,Information Broker,Government Archivist

15th May

English

Materials scientists study the structure, properties and behavior of metals, ceramics, glasses, polymers, semiconductors, and composites. They strive for a deeper understanding of existing materials and work to develop new ones.

Official high school transcript, Self-reported grades and Official college/university transcript(s), Average GPA 3.38

Materials engineer,Metallurgist,Product/process development scientist

15th May

English

Mining engineers plan, develop and operate mines, as well as other engineering excavations. They engineer the individual systems within a mining operation or large earth engineering project. Students gain extensive knowledge of the engineering systems necessary for planning and operating mines. They learn how to determine the economic worth of a mineral deposit and how rock behaves when excavated.

Official high school transcript, Self-reported grades and Official college/university transcript(s), Average GPA 3.38

Mine planning engineer,Mine engineer (drill and blast),Geologist,Human Resources Manager

15th May

a) University online application

b) Official high school transcript, Self-reported grades and Official college/university transcript(s)

c) Official SAT/ACT scores

d) Typical SAT scores: Math (480-620), Critical reading (480-600), Writing (470-590), ACT Composite (21-27)

e) Average GPA 3.38

f) Acceptance rate: 76% (2015)

Requirements vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: $36,600

Fees vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at the University is $15,000 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Fall- May 15, Spring- November 15, Summer- March 15

Graduate: Fall- June 1, Spring-October 1

Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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US News
55
QS
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Shanghai
53
Times Higher Education
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University Stats

43000

Students

35000

Undergraduates

8000

Postgraduate

3000

Faculty Strength

14

Student Faculty Ratio

76
%

Acceptance Rate

$
36600

Tuition Fees

$
15000

Living Cost

$
2500

Other Fees

3.3

Avg. GPA

1220

Avg. SAT

27

Avg. ACT

* All cost are in USD