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You may submit an international online application if you meet the following criteria:
- You are NOT a citizen of the United States
- You are NOT a permanent resident, asylee or refugee of the United States
Meet Our Students
Country: Saudi Arabia
Country: Saudi Arabia
Salam, my name is Hala and I am a Geology major from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
I came to the University of Arizona first in the year 2011 as a freshman where the sole reason that I picked the school was because it had one of the best Geoscience programs in the US and because I had many friends who are attending the school.
Although silly, these are the reasons that brought me to Tucson. The reasons that kept me here though are very different. The university is in a city full of immigrants from various middle eastern countries making the community very understandable of the culture I come from and very positively inquisitive about it. This is best portrayed in the presence of a couple Middle Eastern restaurants and Halal restaurants around campus, a masjid at the tip of the university, and a very active Muslim Student Association, Arabic Club, and Saudi Students Club.
Other than that, living in Tucson is very much affordable on a Saudi scholarship allowance and the weather is not too cold in the winter and not as hot as Saudi in the summer. During the two years that I spent here I was able to achieve so much and be involved in various extra-curricular activities like being a community speaker for the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CEMS) representing Saudi Arabia, an online translator for the United Nations, a language partner for Arabic learning ROTC students, an independent researcher on the Geology of the Red Sea, and lastly my favourite of being a Mandarin and Korean language student.
In the scope of my degree, I get to go on so many field trips, being in a very hands on field trip oriented program, to the Grand Canyon and San Diego hiking, exploring, licking and chewing samples of rocks during the day and curling around the campfire and sleeping in a tent at night.
The UA has provided me with the perfect college experience through a well-balanced academic life and an eventful social live. You have to come and see for yourself though!
Hi, my name is Jingxing and I'm from Chongqing, China!
Studying psychology has been my dream since 8th grade. UA offered me a great opportunity to achieve my goals. There are many labs covering many subjects in the psychology department. Working in the lab will not only help you to successfully apply for graduate school, but it also provides you the opportunity to work with a professor while you are still an undergraduate student. If you have a dream, come here to fulfill it! Don’t have regrets later in life where you realize “I should have done that when I was in college!”
I have fulfilled many achievements both academically and socially at UA. For example, I volunteer in the Tucson community, work on campus in the Office of Admissions, and I work as a research assistant in a psychology lab.
The cost of living in Tucson is also affordable and you can find a variety of delicious restaurants from all around the world. Also, the weather is nice here, especially if you don’t like snowy winters. There won’t be any blizzards like on the east coas of the United States!
I have visited several colleges in the U.S. and I think UA has one of the prettiest campuses. The tall palm trees sometimes make you feel like you are away on a vacation. If you love turtles as I do, there is even a turtle pond on campus!
If you have a dream, follow it wherever it may lead; don’t let it fade away. The professional faculty and learning environment here will help you to achieve your goal.
Hi, my name is Valon and I come from Kosovo! I am currently studying Pre-Business at the University of Arizona.
I chose UA because of its outstanding environment in terms of academia, campus life, and the opportunities offered here. Being part of the University of Arizona is a distinctive experience.
UA offers a variety of activities that one can choose from. These activities include: outdoor adventures, sports, as well as clubs and organizations. I am a member of Honors Student Council, a club in which I get to meet distinguished students.
The University of Arizona is ranked as a top university both in sports and academia. It is a perfect environment for those looking to achieving their dreams.