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Academic Experience

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Beyond the Classroom

Every university can offer lecture halls and textbooks – the University of Arizona goes so much further. Discover how Wildcats achieve more with a customizable general education program, exciting research and career-building opportunities, and the cutting-edge Student Success District, a core for academic support.

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What Makes Arizona Different?

When your education is distinct, you stand out from the rest. The University of Arizona’s innovative academic experiences have been developed to set today’s students up for success, so they are prepared to create solutions for the future.


17:1

Student-To-Faculty Ratio


 

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An Elite Education

There are a plethora of majors and degrees at the University of Arizona, in addition to minors. The University of Arizona is one of the top 100 global universities, so no matter which subject you want to become an expert in, you’re backed by a world-class education. It’s a diploma you’ll work hard for, one you’re proud to lead your resume with, and one you’ll want to display in your future office.

FIND YOUR DEGREE


150+

Majors & Degrees


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Your Custom GenEd Program

The University of Arizona has completely updated its general education program – now, you get to choose the classes you want, and learn more about the topics that matter to you. Standard math, writing, and second language courses are enhanced by classes that take a deeper look at the world we live in – right now, and in the future. Courses focus on exploring perspectives and building connections, and are relevant to exactly what you want to study.

WHAT TO EXPECT


Top 50

Public Universities


The Student Success District

An innovative hub of support where Wildcats reach their full potential. Completed in spring 2022, the Student Success District is a one-stop combination of complementary learning opportunities. From wanting to learn more about a subject you’re studying to easy access to a creative outlet, the Student Success District is filled with endless – and seamless – resources.

What is the Student
Success District

The Student Success District encompasses four brand new and renovated buildings at the center of campus.

Where Wildcats Get More Out
of Their Education

Creatively
  • Podcast-recording studio
  • 3D printers
  • Vinyl cutters
  • VR Studio and green screen room
Academically
  • Tutoring services
  • Collaborative study spaces
  • Reservable quiet rooms
  • Video, audio, and design software
Personally
  • Borrow laptops, cameras, and more
  • Interfaith and serenity spaces
  • LifeLab career coaching
  • BearDownREC health and wellness

Academic & Career Support

All conveniently located within the Student Success District.

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Think Tank

Where students master skills – from test prep to tutoring for challenging subjects.

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Thrive Center

Focused on building community for historically underrepresented students.

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SALT Center

Academic support for students with learning and attention challenges.

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LifeLab

Resources for the future, from practicing interview skills to finding job openings.

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Application Information

Before you can excel at the University of Arizona, you have to apply. Learn more about application requirements.

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