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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.
Major: Economics & Linguistics
Major: Economics & Linguistics
Hi, I am Xiaodong and I am from Xi’an, China! I am currently studying Economics and Linguistics.
UA gives me so many opportunities to learn, and classes always keep me busy. I have been able to meet some excellent people, and I have learned more than ever! During the past couple of years, I have had so much fun being a Wildcat!
People are friendly in Tucson and it feels like home. Besides going to class, there are many other things to do at UA like working out at the campus recreation center, joining different student clubs, and interacting with classmates and professors outside of the classroom to increase your knowledge.
I love UA! They offer so many opportunities to help me pursue my future career goals. Last summer, I had an internship in Manhattan, New York with a digital signage company in the marketing industry. I worked hard and played hard in New York City. It was my best summer ever!
After graduating from UA, I plan to work in a field that is related to my major. I know UA will fully prepare me by the time I graduate. If you want to be successful and are looking to have a whole new experience, the University of Arizona should definitely be your first choice. It will make your dreams come true!