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UA South By the Numbers

We Bring the Power of The University of Arizona to You.

The University of Arizona South brings the power of a world-class education to local communities. We challenge students to think and move beyond barriers, opening doors to unforseen opportunities. Graduates advance their career paths with elevated perspectives, and move forward to live their ideal lives.

At a Glance: What makes UA South Special


#1
STUDENTS FIRST
means we support each one’s unique educational journey.
54% of our students are the first in their family to go to college, 30% are military affiliated, and 39% are Hispanic students
Average age: 33
Undergraduate GPA: 3.1
Headcount: 630 per semester
#2
OUR PROGRAMS
respond to the needs of the communities we serve.
UA South offers:
2 Master’s Degrees
3 Certificates
19 Bachelor’s Degrees
250 students served each year via continuing education workforce development
#3
WE BRING
the power of UA to locations across Arizona.
UA learning centers are located in Chandler, Douglas, Mesa, Nogales, Paradise Valley, Sierra Vista, Yuma, and at UA Tech Park and Pima Community College East

#4
OUR PEOPLE
make UA South a great place to learn and work.
27 Full-time faculty
78 Part-time faculty
47 Full-time staff
Our faculty and staff are recognized for excellence again and again
#5
WE SUPPORT
students by empowering them to succeed.
Over $100,000 in scholarships awarded in 2017
Students Pell Grant eligible: 59%
Student to teacher ratio: 24 to 1
Students completing an engagement experience: 60%
#6
WE’RE RECOGNIZED
for our innovation, leadership, and unique mission.
Our BAS degree is the 2nd most popular for transfer students at the University of Arizona
Grants awarded to UA South programs exceeded $4 million over the last five years
Recognized Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)
Designated a Military Friendly Institution, SOC, AU-ABC