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University of Arizona Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
30,343
Total Undergrads
Including 3,627 Part-time
7,025
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 215 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

52% Women
48% Men

Athletics

NCAA Division I-A

Pacific-12 Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports

Coaches

8
Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $762,502)
11
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $182,562)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 34 - Yes -
Basketball 15 11 - Yes
Football 109 - - -
Golf 15 9 Yes -
Gymnastics - 14 - -
Soccer - 27 Yes Yes
Softball - 19 - Yes
Swimming and Diving 34 27 - Yes
Tennis 9 9 - Yes
Track and Field, Indoor - 38 - -
Track and Field, Outdoor 38 38 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 11 15 Yes -
Volleyball - 15 Yes Yes
Adaptive Sports - - Yes -
All Track Combined - - Yes -
Badminton - - Yes -
Court Sports - - - Yes
Cycling - - Yes -
Dance - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Field Hockey - - - Yes
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Ice Hockey - - Yes -
Lacrosse - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Synchronized Swimming - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - Yes Yes
Water Polo - - Yes Yes

Diversity

Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1.5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 5.3%
Black/non-Hispanic 3.1%
Hispanic 16.6%
Non-resident alien 6.0%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 5.2%
Two or more races 2.7%
White/non-Hispanic 59.6%
Disabilities
Percent of students with disability 5%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
Living
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
Other
  • International Student Organization
  • Model United Nations
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 180
Liquor Law Violation 317
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 61

Notable Alumni

  • Craig T. Nelson, actor
  • David Foster Wallace, author
  • Don Pettit, astronaut
  • Greg Kinnear, actor
  • Jason Terry, NBA player
  • Joan Ganz Cooney, "Sesame Street" creator
  • Kitty Kelley, author
  • Kristin Wiig, actress, comedienne
  • Richard Carmona, former U.S. Surgeon General
  • Steve Kerr, NBA player
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Ruth from San Jose, CA
  • 5
  • the university of arizona is known for its outstanding residence life! with over 20 different halls to choose from, both incoming and returning students have to opportunity to live in…

  • Feb-27-2012 Read More
  • Summer from Mesa, AZ
  • 5
  • Dorm life has its positives and negatives, but it's something everyone should experience. The RAs and DAs are very friendly and helpful. I've met so many cool and interesting people…

  • Nov-08-2012 Read More
  • Joshua from Phoenix, AZ
  • 4
  • There are multiple brand-new comfortable and even stylish dorms, with many events going on weekly sponsored by the Residence Life group (they are in charge of the dorms). If you…

  • Aug-03-2012 Read More
  • Maria from Tucson, AZ
  • 4
  • Dorm life at the University of Arizona is a wonderful yet sometimes overwhelming experience. I have successfully developed many friendships and study groups by living in a dorm. However, I…

  • Mar-20-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Elizabeth from Peoria, AZ
  • Oct-23-2014 I am a current student here

    You have to hunt for the good stuff. Panda and Chick-fil-A, I hate to say it, gets a little boring. The PSU (a smaller version of the main dining student union) makes home-made types of dishes that are different daily. Time market, three blocks from campus, has the best pizza and coffee in the universe. Cellar Bistro has killer burgers. Chipotle is right off University Blvd. IQ Fresh has the best juices ever. You just have to be willing to look for the good stuff. Its there. I promise.

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  • 5
  • Matthew from sahuarita, AZ
  • Oct-14-2014 I am a current student here

    There are so many places to eat on and around campus. If you try hard enough, you'll never have to eat the same food twice, ever.

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  • 4
  • Alyssa from Tucson, AZ
  • Oct-13-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    The options for food and dining are endless. I like how they offer the choices of comfort food that you need every once in a while, and the healthy food to keep you energized and on track!

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  • 5
  • Taylor from Tucson, AZ
  • Aug-18-2014 I am a current student here

    The U of A has so many food options. Mexican, Italian, Sushi, fast food, smoothies, breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, WE HAVE IT ALL!!!! Plus if you're willing to walk within a mile there are so many options that you will never get bored, or hungry.

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  • 5
  • Ashley from Yuma, AZ
  • Aug-14-2014 I am a current student here

    Cactus Grill is amazing! Chipotle is right off of campus on University Boulevard along with many other restaurants so if you get bored of what is on campus there are more choices right by campus.

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  • 3
  • Jorge from Tucson, AZ
  • May-26-2014 I am a current student here

    The UA has two student union locations, each with different types food options. After eating there for a while, you might get tired of the same things all the time.

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  • 3
  • Kaila from Tucson, AZ
  • May-22-2014 I am a current student here

    Although the campus is beautiful and offers great academics, the food choice is only so-so. The University of Arizona does not have a cafeteria on its main campus, but does offer a variety of restaurants. They have many healthy options in addition to the BBQ, buffet, and burger joints. The food around campus that is available is wonderful and there are many Tucson-specific restaurants which are out of this world!

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Matthew from sahuarita, AZ
  • Oct-14-2014 I am a current student here

    It's everywhere and everyone loves it. If you're ever alone you can count on a group of 15 dudes in polo tee-shirts with 27 pizzas and a flatbed-hot tub to come in out of nowhere and make your day awesome.

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  • 0
  • Kristi from Tucson, AZ
  • Feb-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is great for socializing and networking. They do activities and even do volunteer work. They also help each other out, for example, doing resume-building workshops. You're never lonely.

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  • 0
  • Luz from Phoenix, AZ
  • Dec-21-2013 I am a current student here

    Personally I still hadn't join a sorority, but many of my male friends are in a fraternity. Honestly I can see how much they love it and the love they have for all their brothers. All because of greek life, once a person is in they make a new family that involves volunteering and making more new friends. To stay in they always have to have good grades and best of all they have fun with this experience.

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  • 0
  • Meagan from Elk Grove, CA
  • Dec-07-2013 I am a current student here

    I have met a few frat guys and sorority girls and NO they are not the same type of people. Some of them just have to be for their frat.

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