University of Arizona Reviews

3.99 out of 5 stars
(100 Reviews)
  • Tucson (AZ)
  • Annual Tuition: $11,800
89% of 100 students said this degree improved their career prospects
98% of 100 students said they would recommend this school to others
Find an Online Degree:
GradReports is supported by advertising. Schools that compensate us advertise via school search results. This does not influence our college rankings or our content.

Student & Graduate Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
Ali Isenia - 12/27/2019
Degree: Health Education
Graduation Year: 1988
"My degree was in health education and special education with the purpose becoming a headmaster of chancellor. It was a great university and the program of education was excellent. I liked the teachers and the student and the community. I did not live on campus but there was always something fun and exciting to do. The library was a great place to study. The advisors were really helpful and the teachers were understanding and supporting."
4.3 out of 5 stars
Julie Dwyer Gower - 11/11/2019
Degree: Architecture
Graduation Year: 1989
"The University of Arizona Architecture program was a great fit for me because we as students were encouraged to create our own field of focus for our studies. My specific focus was a combination of Architecture and Behavioral Psychology. This exploration was further developed with a semester abroad in Denmark. The school was a unique place that encouraged students to find their individual path forward in a profession that can lead to so many careers. My one disappointment was that there were no female faculty members while I was there. However, that has completely changed."
3.8 out of 5 stars
Stephanie H. - 10/30/2019
Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2008
"The College of Nursing at The University of Arizona was a great beginning to my career in Nursing. The professors were largely compassionate, experienced nurses themselves. I believe their combined experience and passion for nursing inspired me to be better. The practicals were easily arranged in various schedules to fit around work. The community health program encouraged our cohort to make a visible difference in people's lives. That being said, I felt a little shocked as a new graduate nurse and did not feel prepared practically for nursing. I am sure they have changed this by now, but learning how to do IV starts was on a unrealistic mannequin where the technique did not translate to an actual arm. The Professors who taught our clinicals were inspiring and the debriefs after our shifts greatly helped my understanding."
3.8 out of 5 stars
Stephanie H. - 10/30/2019
Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2008
"The College of Nursing at The University of Arizona was a great beginning to my career in Nursing. The professors were largely compassionate, experienced nurses themselves. I believe their combined experience and passion for nursing inspired me to be better. The practicals were easily arranged in various schedules to fit around work. The community health program encouraged our cohort to make a visible difference in people's lives. That being said, I felt a little shocked as a new graduate nurse and did not feel prepared practically for nursing. I am sure they have changed this by now, but learning how to do IV starts was on a unrealistic mannequin where the technique did not translate to an actual arm. The Professors who taught our clinicals were inspiring and the debriefs after our shifts greatly helped my understanding."
5.0 out of 5 stars
Candace - 9/25/2019
Degree: Journalism
Graduation Year: 2010
"I loved the community at UA. Everyone was also very helpful and I had several mentors, people who took my under their wing to teach me and mentor me. Not only was the college community like family, but the Tucson community was amazing as well. I also believe that the financial aid office was amazing. They were always attentive to the students' needs and did everything to ensure that focusing on school, and not worrying about how to pay for things, was the priority. Even to this day, I believe that the financial aid office took really good care of me. I will always have a love for UA and the Tucson community."
4.0 out of 5 stars
Donna Salazar - 8/27/2019
Degree: Sociology
Graduation Year: 1996
"I completed my Bachelor Degree at the University of Arizona several years ago. Therefore, on-site classes were the only types of classes available to me at that time. Unlike today, where online classes are growing in popularity. I lived off campus and commuted several days per week to attend classes. I found the advisers to be very helpful. When I attended, there was a high ethical standard and academic integrity was expected. The campus was easy to navigate; however, parking was an obstacle and expensive. However, that may have changed after all of these years. I found the professors to be knowledgeable and were able to incorporate their life experiences into the coursework. I felt the staff could have been more helpful in educating me about scholarship availability and the application processes. Overall, I am pleased with my experience at U of A and would recommend this university to others."
4.7 out of 5 stars
Deanne Nelson - 8/26/2019
Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 1993
"The University of Arizona offers excellent opportunities in various studies pertaining to medicine and the medical field. They have a top-rated medical school, as well as prestigious pharmacy and nursing degree programs. The faculty are expertly trained and supportive. The success of the students is paramount in their teaching style and philosophy. The campus is easy to navigate and very user-friendly for students. There is a health science library that holds a wealth of resources and data to help students achieve their learning goals and potential. I would not hesitate to recommend the University of Arizona to any prospective student."
3.9 out of 5 stars
SJ - 7/12/2019
Degree: Social Psychology
Graduation Year: 2017
"I was a student at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona from the years of 2013-2017. I majored in Social Behavior and Human Understanding. I spent my first year in the dorms, and my three subsequent years living off campus. I found the University of Arizona to be very helpful with tutoring centers, advising appointments, and found that I was always able to meet with my teacher if I ever needed clarification on anything. The math department, however, is one of the worst aspects of the University of Arizona. The school has been under investigation for quite some time surrounding the math department. Many of my colleagues had to retake several math courses due to the fact that they have graduate students teaching the courses. The atmosphere of the University, however, was one of the greatest aspects of going to school there. The town and school are heavily centered around football and the other sports offered at the University, and Friday nights and weekends were often dedicated to preparing for and attending the games at Bear Down stadium. The school and town have a great sense of pride for the University and the traditions will likely live on forever. The campus was beautiful, Tucson was beautiful, and the friends you will make during your time at the University of Arizona will be friends that you will likely have forever. I would recommend attending the University of Arizona to anyone who wants to further their career through the many connections being a student and alumni of the University of Arizona."
4.0 out of 5 stars
Cassandra - 7/8/2019
Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2022
"The instructors are very understanding, the labs teach scientific thinking as well as the concepts required in the course, and they have an on-campus health service. However, I know they advertise themselves as having "300 days of sunshine", but in Arizona that is not a good thing, the first and last month of the academic year the temperatures will be in the 90s or even reach triple digits."
4.9 out of 5 stars
Emily Walsh - 7/1/2019
Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2018
"U of A was a very opening and diverse community which I enjoyed from the start. There are a lot of different opportunities to get involved. Don't be afraid to try new things. As a result of this, I think that as an undergraduate student that clubs are a great way to start. As a freshman, it can be hard to feel plugged in right away especially if you attend a large school. I would encourage you to find people in your major who you can study with. As part of the college of public health at U of A, they often held study hours for students so that we could meet each other as well as get to know the faculty. They also host other fun events for engagement so I would encourage getting involved as a top resource. It also is good with networking once you leave."
Was this page helpful?