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The University of Arizona

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private


  • FOCUS Comprehensive


Tucked in between five mountain ranges and blessed with an average 350 days of sunshine per year, the University of Arizona (UA) offers degrees at all levels in a wide range of subjects. Highly esteemed both within the US and beyond, it is a member of the prestigious invitation-only Association of American Universities (AAU), a collective of leading research universities in the US and Canada.

Take a virtual tour of the University of Arizona (UA)’s gorgeous campus here!

Ranked 233rd in the QS World University Rankings® 2016-2017, UA is also particularly competitive in a number of subjects featured in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016. It ranks among the world’s best for archaeology, philosophy, Earth and marine sciences, anthropology and mining engineering, amongst other subjects.

Outstanding facilities and services available on campus include:

  • Integrated Learning Center
  • Clinical and Translational Sciences Research Center (CATS)
  • Think Tank (for tutoring and academic support)
  • Swimming pool
  • Sand volleyball courts
  • Tennis center
  • Football stadium with 56,000 seats
  • Students’ union with 35 restaurants
  • Seven libraries
  • Student gym
  • Center for English as a Second  Language
  • Disability Resource Center

UA is based in Tucson, a mid-sized city of almost a million people with a diverse range of restaurants, shopping, lively nightlife and world-class museums. In a setting known for its natural beauty, Tucson also offers a boundless number of outdoor activities, including hiking, golf, tennis, and cycling on over 1,000 miles of bike paths and trails.

Of UA’s students, 8% are international, representing more than 120 countries. International students are eligible for scholarships. For more information, contact UA by email:  [email protected] 

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  • 42.80
    Overall Score
  • 52.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 67.1
    Citations per Faculty
  • 21.8
    International Faculty
  • 70.30
    Overall Score
  • 60.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 97.6
    Citations per Paper
  • 54.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 97
    H-index Citations
Graduate Employability Ranking
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

Number of academic faculty staff

In total

Number of students

Postgraduate 20%
Undergraduate 80%

Number of international students

Postgraduate 43%
Undergraduate 57%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

113 Undergraduate Courses

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133 Postgraduate Courses

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