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University of Arizona: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

University of Arizona

Website: http://www.arizona.edu
Address: 1401 E University , Tucson , Arizona - 85721-0066
Phone: (520) 621-2211
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Public
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate
Campus setting
Large City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Pacific-10 Conference
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $25
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
22,544
10,783
11,761
Percent admitted
81%
78%
83%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
37%
37%
37%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
480
600
SAT Math
500
620
SAT Writing
-
-
ACT Composite
21
26
ACT English
-
-
ACT Math
-
-
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $5,274
Out-of-state tuition $18,408
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $7,812
On-campus other expenses $3,936
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
77%
-
Federal grant aid
19%
$3,888
State or local grant aid
4%
$1,918
Institutional grant aid
67%
-
Loan aid
26%
$4,747
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
38,057
48%
52%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 29,719
Estimated graduates enrolled 8,338
Undergraduates 24 years old 88%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 10%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 57%
Men 54%
Women 60%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 32%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 52%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 57%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees          
In-state $4,766 $5,048 $5,542 $6,855 23.7%
Out-of-state $14,972 $16,282 $18,676 $22,264 19.2%
Books and supplies $816 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $7,850 $7,370 $7,812 $8,614 10.3%
Other $3,120 $3,726 $3,936 $4,050 2.9%
Off Campus          
Room and board $8,390 $8,550 $9,086 $11,234 23.6%
Other $5,050 $6,238 $6,510 $7,950 22.1%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $3,580 $3,726 $3,936 $5,016 27.4%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
In-state          
On Campus $16,552 $17,144 $18,290 $20,519 12.2%
Off Campus $19,022 $20,836 $22,138 $27,039 22.1%
Off Campus with Family $9,162 $9,774 $10,478 $12,871 22.8%
Out-of-state          
On Campus $26,758 $28,378 $31,424 $35,928 14.3%
Off Campus $29,228 $32,070 $35,272 $42,448 20.3%
Off Campus with Family $19,368 $21,008 $23,612 $28,280 19.8%
 

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Map of University of Arizona

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $25
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 24,756 11,800 12,956
Percent admitted 78% 76% 80%
Percent admitted who enrolled 36% 36% 37%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA   X
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program   X
Formal demonstration of competencies   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 5,286 76%
ACT 2,946 42%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 480 600
SAT Math 490 620
ACT Composite 21 27

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1917 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs 4/30/1949 -   Accredited
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools 1/1/1930 -   Accredited
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics 3/1/1974 -   Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 3/1/1962 -   Accredited
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs 10/19/1979 -   Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs 4/10/1972 - 12/31/2006 Resigned
Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs 4/10/1972 -   Accredited
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology 2/1/2004 -   Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels 4/20/2002 -   Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels 4/20/2002 -   Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language 4/1/2004 -   Accredited
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health (PH) - Graduate schools of public health 9/23/1994 -   Accredited
Public Health (PH) - Graduate schools of public health 9/23/1994 - 9/23/1994 Accredited
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree 7/1/1965 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs 4/1/1998 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1982 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1930 -   Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs 9/1/1990 -   Accredited

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