University of Arizona

Public, Four-years School Located in Tucson, AZ

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How much is the Arizona tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Arizona's tuition & fees is $13,626 for Arizona residents and $41,095 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $31,976 for Arizona residents and $59,445 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

Arizona Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Arizona Residents Tuition & Fees$13,626
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$41,095
Books & Supplies Costs$900
On-campus Room & Board$13,650
On-campus Expenses$3,800
Off-campus Room & Board$11,100
Off-campus Expenses$5,850
2023-2024 Estimates
Arizona Residents Tuition & Fees$14,968
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$48,041

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Arizona for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $209,854 at Arizona. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $283,845. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $216,035.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$45,209$63,069$48,460
Sophomore (2024-25)$49,736$68,014$51,943
Junior (2025-26)$54,715$73,423$55,742
Senior (2026-27)$60,194$79,340$59,889
4 Years Total$209,854$283,845$216,035
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$49,736$68,014$51,943
Sophomore (2025-26)$54,715$73,423$55,742
Junior (2026-27)$60,194$79,340$59,889
Senior (2027-28)$66,220$85,815$64,418
4 Years Total$230,865$306,592$231,993
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$54,715$73,423$55,742
Sophomore (2026-27)$60,194$79,340$59,889
Junior (2027-28)$66,220$85,815$64,418
Senior (2028-29)$72,850$92,905$69,365
4 Years Total$253,979$331,483$249,415
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$60,194$79,340$59,889
Sophomore (2027-28)$66,220$85,815$64,418
Junior (2028-29)$72,850$92,905$69,365
Senior (2029-30)$80,144$100,669$74,773
4 Years Total$279,408$358,730$268,445
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$66,220$85,815$64,418
Sophomore (2028-29)$72,850$92,905$69,365
Junior (2029-30)$80,144$100,669$74,773
Senior (2030-31)$88,168$109,175$80,685
4 Years Total$307,382$388,565$289,241

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Arizona' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Arizona, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $14,498.
University of Arizona$13,626$41,095
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Arizona Four-years Colleges$18,472
Public Schools$5,723$14,498
Private Schools$19,834

Financial Aid and COA

At University of Arizona, 31,470 students (84%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $13,279.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Arizona is $46,166 for students living on-campus and $45,666 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 5,897 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $15,279 and the average amount of student loans is $6,934.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Arizona ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$31,976$59,445
COA (off-campus)$31,476$58,945
Tuition & Fees$13,626$41,095
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$18,350$18,350
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$17,850$17,850
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$18,697$46,166
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$18,197$45,666
Average Financial Aid$13,279$13,279
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship31,47084%$13,279
Pell Grants10,41228%$4,850
Federal Student Loan10,32028%$6,405
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid5,89798%-
Grants or Scholarships5,87498%$15,279
Federal Grants1,45524%$5,275
Pell Grants1,45224%$5,117
Other Federal Grants4608%$533
State/Local Grants1182%$2,786
Institutional Grants5,74496%$14,232
Student Loan Aid1,55026%$6,934
Federal Student Loans1,46724%$5,026
Other Student Loans1803%$18,746
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,5651,559$12,961
110,001 or more295289$7,452

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Arizona's acceptance rate is 87.27%. A total of 48,065 applicants applied to and 41,946 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 8,436 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 20.11%.
To apply to Arizona, 2 items are required - Secondary school GPA and Secondary school record and 2 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program and Formal demonstration of competencies. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate87.27%85.48%88.61%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)20.11%19.08%20.86%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsConsidered But Not Required
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Considered But Not Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Arizona. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,245 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 25.
Its SAT score is slightly higher than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
SAT Total1,2451,1201,370
National Average1,168
Arizona Average1,207
SAT EBRW620560680
SAT Math625560690
ACT Composite252129
National Average24
Arizona Average24
ACT Math242028
ACT English252029

Student Population

University of Arizona has a total of 49,403 students including 38,751 undergraduate and 10,652 graduate students. By gender, there are 21,394 male students and 26,880 female students attending Arizona. The school offers online degree programs and 9,617 students enrolled online exclusively (19.47% of all students).
Total48,274 21,39426,880
Undergraduate37,434 16,57320,861
Graduate10,840 4,8216,019

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address1401 E University, Tucson, AZ
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered538 Programs
Online Program Offered10 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered251 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate86.76%
Student Population49,403
Graduation Rate67%
Transfer-out Rate18%
Retention Rate86% (Full-time), 67% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate17 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties2,077 (Full-time), 558 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs10,705 (Full-time), 2,029 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$102,791
Average Staff Salary$63,349