Reach out to The University of Arizona's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.
Here's an overiew of some of U of A's admissions stats.
|U of A 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||39%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||12%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||18%|
Check with The University of Arizona directly for more info on application deadlines.
The University of Arizona may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with U of A directly for more information about early applications.
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For more information on transferring to The University of Arizona, contact the school directly.
U of A has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.
Curious about the factors that are considered by U of A during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with U of A for more information on admission factors.
To apply to U of A, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with U of A's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to U of A have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 41% submitted a class rank. At U of A 39% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 66% were in the top 25% and 88% were in the top 50%.
At The University of Arizona, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||24.41%|
|3.50 and 3.74||16.52%|
|3.25 and 3.49||13.69%|
|3.00 and 3.24||11.32%|
|2.50 and 2.9||16.71%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1.59%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to U of A directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
U of A considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
U of A is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 12% of U of A's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 18% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other U of A applicants, you should strive to earn between 1140 and 1360 (or higher!) on the SAT. At U of A 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1360 and 25% of scored lower than 1140, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of U of A students scored 690 or higher and 75% of students scored 560 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of U of A students scored 680 or higher, and 75% scored a 560 or higher.
To be most competitive at U of A, you should strive to earn between 21 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for U of A's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for U of A students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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Do I have to submit test scores to U of A?
❌ No, U of A is test optional, so you can choose if you want to to send your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at U of A?
🟨 U of A may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At U of A, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.48. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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