Undergraduate Cost & Scholarships

Undergraduate
Cost & Scholarships

  Cost  

The University of Arizona helps students estimate costs like tuition, fees, books, living expenses, and required health insurance. The costs listed below are for one full academic year, and the range of tuition and fees.

Tuition & Fees

$18,474–$41,474

Living Expenses

$17,100*

Health Insurance

$2,765

Total Yearly Cost: $38,339–$61,339

*Actual living expenses will vary, but students must be able to prove they are able to fund this amount per year to obtain their I-20.

82%

of admitted students received the
Global Wildcat Award!

  Scholarships  

The University of Arizona offers a range of merit based scholarships to incoming freshmen and transfer students.

First-Year Student

The University of Arizona offers two scholarships to first-year students: the First-Year Global Wildcat Award and the Gatos MX Discount.

The First-Year Global Wildcat Award is a merit based scholarship offered to first-year students. The amount of the award is based on your grade point average (GPA) that calculated during the admission process by converting your grading system to the US GPA grading system. The table included here gives you a sense of the range of scholarship amounts provided by the Global Wildcat Award.

The Gatos MX Discount is partial tuition discount offered to first-year Mexican students from the states of Baja California, Chihuahua, Sinaloa, and Sonora. Click here for more information about the Gatos MX Scholarship.

How To Be Considered

Students are automatically considered for the Global Wildcat Award and Gatos MX Discount during the admissions process. The award will be automatically applied if the student qualifies.

Award Terms & Conditions

To learn more about the terms and conditions for the Global Wildcat Award, please visit the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid website and select "Global Wildcat Award" from the list.

First-Year Global Wildcat Award

2024–2025

GPAAmount
4.00$23,000
3.75–3.99$19,000
3.50–3.74$13,000
3.25–3.49$8,000
3.00–3.24$5,000

2023–2024

GPAAmount
4.00$22,000
3.90–3.99$18,500
3.75–3.89$15,000
3.50–3.74$11,000
3.25–3.49$7,500
3.00–3.24$5,500

Transfer Student

The Transfer Global Wildcat Award is a merit based scholarship offered to incoming transfer students. Transfer students are defined as students who have earned 12 or more transferable units taken at a non-U.S. college or university or at a U.S. junior or community college. The amount of the award is based on your grade point average (GPA) that calculated during the admission process.

If you are coming from a non-U.S. institution, your GPA is calculated by converting your grading system to the US GPA grading system. The table included here gives you a sense of the range of scholarship amounts provided by the Transfer Global Wildcat Award.

How To Be Considered

Students are automatically considered for the Transfer Global Wildcat Award during the admissions process. The award will be automatically applied if the student qualifies.

Award Terms & Conditions

To learn more about the terms and conditions for the Global Wildcat Award, please visit the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid website and select "Global Wildcat Award" from the list.

Transfer Global Wildcat Award

2024–2025

GPAAmount
4.00$15,000
3.75–3.99$10,000
3.50–3.74$7,000
3.25–3.49$4,000
3.00–3.24$2,000

2023–2024

GPAAmount
Phi Theta Kappa Member with 3.5+$15,000
3.90–4.00$11,000
3.75–3.89$6,000
3.50–3.74$2,000

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