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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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The Sound of the Future

Valeria Tapia, a first-gen Wildcat and Arizona native, plans for a future in the science of sound, fueled by her family roots.


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Preparing for College: A Checklist for High School Juniors

Now is a great time to transform your aspirations into action by making a plan. Here are four steps you can take right now to get ready for college.


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Incoming First-Year Students Events Calendar


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Join the W.A. Franke Honors College

Enhance your education as a member of the W.A. Franke 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 a Franke Honors Student?

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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.