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University of Arizona (AZ)

Features

 UNIVERSITY IN ARIZONA (UA or U of A) is the no. 1 public university in Arizona. The National Science Foundation (NSF) ranks the UA 21st in research and development expenditures among US public universities. The University is also a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), an organization of 62 leading public and private research universities in the United States and Canada.

Student reviews:

“The University of Arizona is a great school, the class offerings are very diverse meaning there is a class for anyone. The campus is beautiful and has a community feeling about it.”

“The professors are great, they take their time to help you if you need. Students are nice and there is always something to do with your friends in Tucson. The food is also great! There are so many different restaurants to try in Tucson. The view of the mountains are amazing. The sunsets are incredible.”

 “Campus is a great source of entertainment, galleries, science events, museums, seminars, with community events on campus and at Fox Tucson Theatre.”

The Basics
Setting City
School Type Public
Housing 23 dorms of various sizes and location
Popular Subjects Psychology, Liberal Arts and Humanities, Physiology and Pathology, Economics, Communications, Human Resources, Political Science and Government, Marketing, Econ.
School Website http://www.arizona.edu
General Information
Location Tucson
Enrollment 34,000+ (full time 29,150)
Student-to-Teacher 20:1
ESL Yes

Student Life

The UA’s mascot is the Wildcat, which is fitting because a spirit of curiosity and ambition is felt throughout campus.

600+ student clubs and organizations

Easy transportation on and around campus

First-class campus facilities for fitness, outdoor sports, aquatics and more

Housing

The University of Arizona’s 23 residence halls come in all shapes, sizes and locations (districts) on campus.

7,000 students live in campus housing

23 different residence halls (dorms)

Students who live on campus their first year can focus more on their study

Dining

There are over 35 different eateries, conveniently situated throughout the campus to meet your dining needs for every meal, every day. From cafeteria dining, to national franchises and brands - plus a variety of specialty restaurants and value added meal plans.

Campus safety

Campus safety resources and services to help keep the UA a safe community include:

SafeCats: A proactive educational campaign that disperses information related to safety on and off campus through various avenues.

CatTran Shuttle: Offers both on-campus shuttle service and express service to off-campus lots.

Safe Ride: ASUA Safe Ride provides a safe, night-time method of transportation to all university-affiliated persons on and around the main campus.

UA Police Department: Provides law enforcement and security services to the campus community.

UA Alerts: A service that allows registered users -- including UA students and employees, their families and other community members -- to receive emergency alerts on their cell phones or other mobile devices during a campus emergency.

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