the university of arizona

The University of Arizona (also known as U of A, or just "Arizona") is one of the most frequently searched universities in America, according to a recent internet keyword search of American colleges. 

U of A, established in 1885, is a public research university whose main campus is located in Tucson. The school currently maintains an enrollment of nearly 44,000 undergraduate and post graduate students. U of A is the oldest university in the state of Arizona. 

Notable U of A alumni include Triple Crown winner Bob Baffert, Sesame Street creator Joan Ganz Cooney, and NFL quarterback Nick Foles, as well as numerous professional NBA players and several astronauts, among others.  

U of A is an elected member of the Association of American Universities.

Shown above: The Arizona Wildcats logo. 

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U of A consists of the following schools:

  1. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  2. College of Architecture, Planning and Landscaping
  3. College of Education
  4. College of Engineering 
  5. College of Fine Arts
  6. College of Humanities 
  7. College of Letters, Arts, and Science
  8. College of Medicine (Phoenix) 
  9. College of Medicine (Tucson) 
  10. College of Nursing
  11. College of Optical Sciences
  12. College of Pharmacy
  13. College of Science 
  14. College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
  15. Eller College of Management
  16. Graduate College
  17. Honors College
  18. James E. Rogers College of Law 
  19. Zuckerman College of Public Health 

Shown above: Old Main, the central building on the U of A campus at Tucson.


university of arizona Q&A

Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about U of A. 

1. Where is the University of Arizona?

The main U of A campus is located in Tucson, Arizona, although there is another campus in Phoenix.

The address of the university's main campus is:

University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona


The address of the Phoenix campus is:

University of Arizona

550 East Van Buren Street

Phoenix, Arizona


2. What programs are offered at the University of Arizona?

Arizona offers a great number of Bachelor degree, Masters degree, Doctoral degree, and professional degree programs in various fields of study, including law and medicine.

Here is an alphabetical list of the undergraduate programs offered at U of A: 

  • Accounting
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Africana Studies
  • Agribusiness
  • Agriculture
  • American Indian Studies
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Sciences
  • Arabic
  • Architectural Engineering 
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Art History
  • Astronomy 
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Engineering 
  • Biosystems Engineering
  • Business Administration 
  • Business Economics 
  • Business Management
  • Care, Health, and Society
  • Chemical Engineering 
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Commerce
  • Communication Studies
  • Computer Science 
  • Creative Writing 
  • Criminal Justice 
  • Dance
  • Early Childhood Education  
  • East Asian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering 
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering Management
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Environmental Engineering 
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental Studies 
  • Family Studies and Human Development 
  • Film and Television 
  • Finance 
  • Fine Arts
  • French
  • Gender and Women's Studies 
  • General Studies
  • Geographic Information Systems 
  • Geography
  • Geosciences
  • German Studies
  • Global Studies 
  • Government and Public Services 
  • History
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Sciences 
  • Italian
  • Journalism
  • Judaic Studies 
  • Latin American Studies
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Literacy, Learning, and Leadership
  • Management Information Systems 
  • Marketing
  • Materials Science 
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering 
  • Mexican American Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Middle Eastern and North African Studies 
  • Mining Engineering 
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Music
  • Music Education 
  • Musical Performance 
  • Musical Theatre 
  • Natural Resources 
  • Neuroscience 
  • Nursing
  • Nutritional Sciences 
  • Operations Management
  • Optical Sciences 
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Physiology 
  • Plant Sciences 
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Public Management
  • Religious Studies
  • Retailing and Consumer Science 
  • Russian 
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Special Education 
  • Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
  • Studio Art 
  • Sustainable Built Environments 
  • Systems Engineering 
  • Theater Arts
  • Urban and Regional Development 
  • Veterinary Science 
  • World Literature 

Arizona also features more than 500 graduate and professional certificate programs. These include most of the ones mentioned above, plus many others. 

Go here to see a full list of the University of Arizona's PhD programs

Above: The main (Tucson) campus at night.


3. What courses are taught at the University of Arizona Law School?

The law programs offered to students at Arizona's James E. Rogers College of Law include the following areas of interest:

  • Community Law
  • Criminal Law and Policy
  • Environmental Law, Science, and Policy
  • Family and Juvenile Law
  • Global Mining Law 
  • Government Law
  • Health Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Trade and Business Law
  • Legal Writing 
  • Quant Law
  • Regulatory Science
  • Tax Law and Policy 
  • Trial Advocacy

Above: The James E. Rogers College of Law at U of A


4. How much does it cost to attend the University of Arizona?

According to the U of A website, the estimated cost of tuition and fees for enrollment at the school is as follows:

Campus Tuition:


  • Undergraduate Rate: $12,200 per year
  • Graduate Rate: $10,900 per per year
  • Law School (JD): $25,826 per year


  • Undergraduate Rate: $35,700 per year
  • Graduate Rate: $22,000 per year
  • Law School (JD): $30,326 per year

UA Online: 

The online tuition varies by program, but usually falls between $500 and $550 per unit, regardless of residency status. 

Additional fees may also apply to any of the above costs. These may include application fees, registration fees, lab fees, materials fees, technology fees, parking fees, and others. 

Financial aid is frequently available to U of A students who complete and submit the FAFSA form. Aid may come in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, and work-study programs. 

Above: A dive meet at the Hillenbrand Aquatics Center


Above: U of A cheerleaders stand on the Wildcats, who cannot resist the urge to look up.


5. What is the University of Arizona campus like?

The main campus of U of A, located in the heart of Tucson, spans 380 urban acres. Campus landmarks include the Steward Observatory, the Arizona State Museum, the Arizona Mineral Museum, the Arizona Museum of Art, and others. The campus also features an impressive 7 libraries:

  1. Creative Photography Library
  2. Fine Arts Library
  3. Health Sciences Library
  4. Law Library 
  5. Main Library 
  6. Science-Engineering Library 
  7. Special Collections Library

The U of A campus is very bike-friendly, and cycling is a favorite mode of transportation around here. Still, if biking is not your thing, vehicles are abundant, and public buses run all over this town. 

The school colors are cardinal and navy. The student varsity athletes at U of A are collectively known as the Arizona Wildcats. They play for the Pac-12 Conference of Division I of the NCAA. Intercollegiate sports for men and women at U of A include

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming / Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball

Intramural sports include most of the ones listed above, as well as ice hockey and synchronized swimming, among others. 

In addition to sports, the campus is home to more than 500 non athletic clubs and organizations. These include academic clubs, arts clubs, drama clubs, language clubs, music groups, science clubs, multi cultural clubs, and community service associations, to name only a few. 

Above: The Wildcats Stadium at Arizona.


6. What are the distance learning options at the University of Arizona?

Arizona offers more than 80 complete degree and certificate programs available online. To learn more about distance learning at U of A, use the phone contact info shown below. 

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Shown above: The U of A College of Medicine in Phoenix. 


7. What is the contact information for the University of Arizona?

You can reach an operator at the Tucson campus by calling 520-621-2211

To reach the school's Phoenix campus, call 602-827-2002. 

To reach the Law School, call 520-626-1832. 

To inquire about online classes at U of A, call 520-621-0898. 

To speak with someone in the admissions office, call 520-621-3237.

To inquire about financial aid, call 520-621-1858. 

For questions about parking and transportation, call 520-626-7275. 

Above: Downtown Tucson, Arizona

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