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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
  • valery from mesa, az
  • 2
  • the dorms are overly priced and the amenities are not great unless you pick a really expensive dorm. even then, they are still not that good. the rooms tend to…

  • May-24-2016 Read More
  • Chelsea from Florence, AZ
  • 4
  • Many dorms on the campus have a very close-knit, family-like structure and feel to them. Many of the dorm assistants take the time to get to know everyone. Although meal-plan…

  • Jan-08-2012 Read More
  • Wil from Apo, AE
  • 4
  • Lots of new dorms have been built in recent years with a modern western style to them... Join the Dorm Association, and attend all of the mixers - free BBQ.…

  • May-12-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Allison from Springfield, VA
  • Sep-30-2017 I am a current student here

    Wide variety of choices, reasonably priced. Cactus grill at the union is my personal favorite (awesome omelets and noodle bowls!). The restaurants along university st add a lot of variety to campus food and the grocery store isn't too far away if you want to cook for yourself.

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  • 5
  • Natasha from Concord, CA
  • Sep-25-2017 I am a current student here

    The UA has the best food! On campus my favorites are Core plus and Cactus Grill. Off campus there's a ton of yummy restaurants to choose from on University like No Anchovies and Miss Saigon.

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  • 4
  • Fiona from Laveen, AZ
  • Aug-03-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The campus has a wide array of restaurants and foods to choose from. There are also meal plans for students and vending machines for those who are in a hurry.

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  • 3
  • Ashley - Grove City, OH
  • Dec-21-2016 I am a current student here

    There is a lot of fast food on campus and it's hard to eat healthy. There also isn't much to eat after 7pm.

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  • 2
  • curious
  • Jun-07-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    would like to know more about.

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  • 1
  • catherine
  • May-31-2016 I am a current student here

    there are not very many dining options on the university of arizona campus. the dining area is set up like a mall food court with a variety of restaurants. as a result, the university of arizona is not really known for its healthy options. if you are on a budget, you will eat panda express, chik-fil-a, and pizza hut every day. on days when you really crave a salad, core will make you one for about $11. with the limited choices for on campus eating, many students go a block or two off campus to eat at a nearby restaurant. this will often provide healthier options for a similar price to campus dining. for students with dietary concerns, the university of arizona is also not very accommodating. there are limited pre-prepared options in the u-mart campus store for students who are vegan or gluten free, but these are first-come-first-serve.

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  • 4
  • valery from mesa, az
  • May-24-2016 I am a current student here

    the food is amazing! there are so many places to get food and there is a variety for everyone. there have all kinds of food and there are many places to eat on campus. they also have options to accommodate people with dietary needs.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • brianne from phoenix, az
  • Aug-17-2016 I am a current student here

    i am in a sorority on campus and it's one of the best decisions i've made at the school. i always have a house to go to a a great group of girls i can count on.

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  • 0
  • curious
  • Jun-07-2016 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    is there a greek club?

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  • 0
  • valery from mesa, az
  • May-24-2016 I am a current student here

    greek life is very popular at this school and many people are involved in it. there are many houses for almost any girl and there is also multicultural greek life.

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  • 0
  • Madeline from Denver, Colorado
  • Oct-22-2015 I am a current student here

    I know the greek life is supposedly not as good as other campuses, but it seems like there are a lot of hazing and incidents that do not end in a positive way. The U of A is said to have the worse greek life in the collegiate society and may result in losing their funding for the sororities and fraternities. So if you're planning on joining the U of A just to come for the parties, I suggest a different place for the greek life, because it is said to be not the best.

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  • 0
  • Alex from Phoenix, AZ
  • Jun-10-2015 I am a current student here

    GO GREEK. I was super hesitant at first to rush because of all the negative connotations and preconceived notions about it but once you become a part of it you see how great it really is. You have so much support, meet a ton of new people, help the community, and make great connections. All my jobs I have had are because of people in my chapter. I always see a familiar face on campus and have made life long friendships already.

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  • 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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