First-Year Student Admissions


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First Things First

Pursue an education after high school. With more than 300 undergraduate degrees, a diverse student body, and beloved traditions, there’s nowhere quite like the University of Arizona. Explore the major or degree you’re interested in, prep to apply, and begin to see yourself as a Wildcat.

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Student Stories

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How I Knew I Belonged at Arizona

These University of Arizona students have one thing in common. Whether it was a feeling, an experience, or a lesson learned, they’ve all had a moment that made them realize they were meant to be an Arizona Wildcat.


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Insider Application Tips From Our Admissions Team

Psst… Can we let you in on a secret? Regional recruiters and admissions counselors share how to make your application to the University of Arizona stand out from the crowd.


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Incoming First-Year Students Events Calendar


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Join the Honors College

Enhance your education as a member of the University of Arizona Honors College. Perks include the opportunity to make an immediate impact with a First Year Project, priority class registration, access to the Honors Village dorm and learning community, honors-only research, clubs, internships, study abroad opportunities, and more.

Why Be an Honors Student?

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Honors students

Get Connected

Students share a real-life sneak peek about what life is like as a Wildcat on Instagram, and fill you in on interesting student clubs and organizations, things to do in Tucson, and more on YouTube.