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Bring Your Ambition.
We’ll Help with the Rest.

Your 鶹ý bachelor’s degree may be more affordable than you think. No matter your background or family’s financial situation, you have options to make it manageable. Read on to learn how students like you are funding their futures.

Don't Let Sticker Price Scare You

At 鶹ý, nine out of 10 students receive financial aid. That means most students pay less than the estimates shown here. By maximizing your financial aid – scholarships, grants, loans, or work-study – you can lower your costs while earning a degree that will pay you back for a lifetime.

Net Price Calculator

Get Your Estimate
Your campus choice, degree program, and financial aid offer are all factors that affect your tuition, fees, and estimated net price. Our Net Price Calculator* can give you a better idea of your actual cost. All you need is a few pieces of information and about 10 minutes.

Please note that the Net Price Calculator provides estimated figures only. Your actual costs and award amounts may vary. Tuition amounts are determined by the 鶹ý Board of Regents and are typically announced in spring.

Estimated Cost of Tuition*

$13,900
鶹ý Residents

$42,300
Non-鶹ý Residents

*Transfer tuition estimated cost is cost of main campus in Tucson.

Unsure if you qualify for 鶹ý Resident Status for tuition purposes?

How Students Pay

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Mary

“Finding ways to pay for college can be very daunting. Thankfully, the 鶹ý provides so many resources to give you opportunities to make it work.”

—Mary, Chemical Engineering Major

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Graph of Mary's mix of financial aid

Gift Aid

  • Pell Grant
  • ​​​Supplemental Scholarships

Self-Help Aid + Out-of-Pocket Savings

  • Federal Direct Student Loan(s)
  • Savings
  • Federal Work-Study
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David

“In my sophomore year, I applied to become a resident assistant and I have not looked back since. Not only has this experience helped me personally and academically, but it has also helped me tremendously financially.”

—David, Physiology Major

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Graph showing David's mix of financial aid

Gift Aid

  • Wildcat Tuition Aid
  • Supplemental Scholarships

Self-Help Aid + Out-of-Pocket Savings

  • Federal Direct Student Loan(s)
  • Working on Campus as Resident Assistant
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CYNTHIA

“I want other students to know that there are a lot of resources available to pay for school. Don’t let money be the reason you give up.”

—Cynthia, Business Administration
and Management Major

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Gift Aid

  • Transfer Tuition Scholarship
  • Supplemental Scholarships
  • University Grant

File Your FAFSA

The first step to finding financial aid is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA form). This is how millions of students across the U.S. receive federal aid to help fund their college education. There is no cost to complete your FAFSA – all you need are a few financial documents

FAFSA Open Fall 2024

鶹ý School Code: 001083

FAFSA Priority Submission Date: April 1

Make it Manageable

Interested in dividing your tuition into smaller amounts that you pay over time? You may qualify to pay in installments thanks to our Tuition Payment Plan.

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What Do I Get For My
Investment?

Your 鶹ý education will pay you back in many ways. But don’t just take our word for it. Become an 鶹ý Wildcat and you’ll see why we’re named a Best Value University by both the Princeton Review and Forbes.

MORE MONEY
Our Graduates Earn an Average Starting Salary of $54,900 (Highest Among 鶹ý’s Public Universities)

—According to U.S. News & World Report

LESS DEBT
鶹ý Wildcats Are 12% Less Likely to Take Out Student Loans Than Students from Other Universities

—According to a

A HEAD START
9 Out of 10 Students Are Using University Services to Get Career-Ready Before Graduation

—According to a Universium Study

NO REGRETS
9 Out of 10 Alumni Report Their鶹ý Education Was Worth the Cost

—According to a Gallup Study

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How Do I Find Transfer Scholarships?
(Hint: We'll Make it Easy)

When you apply for admission, we’ll consider you for a wide range of transfer scholarships.

Don’t forget to using 鶹ý school code 001083 by our FAFSA priority filing date of April 1. If you’ve already filed your FAFSA and been admitted to 鶹ý, you’ll be notified of your financial aid offer by our

Still Need Funding?
We’ll Help You Find It

Our Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid will work with you to build a financial aid offer that could include one or more of the following options:

Gift Aid

Gift aid includes scholarships and grants – money for college that doesn’t need to be repaid. This kind of aid can be merit-based or need-based and comes from a variety of sources.

Self-Help Aid

Student self-help options includes Federal Work-Study and Federal Direct Student Loans. Students who accept and use self-help options are committing to either working while attending school and/or repaying loans borrowed as a student to supplement other financial aid and savings to pay for educational expenses.

Self-help aid includes loans, which require repayment over a set amount of time and usually with interest. Most federal loans have a six-month grace period, giving you time to land a job after graduation before your first payment is due. And if you’re worried about debt, LendEDU.com reports that our students who use loans graduate with nearly 10% less debt than the national average.

Self-help aid also includes Federal Work-Study, a financial aid program that provides part-time jobs for students who are determined eligible by the FAFSA. The program encourages community service work and work related to your course of study.

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Attention Admitted Students: Even More Scholarships Are Waiting for You

Once you’re admitted to the 鶹ý, you’ll gain access to Scholarship Universe. This powerful scholarship-matching tool connects Wildcats to millions of dollars for their education each year.

If you have been admitted, you will be notified about your personal financial aid offer from our . And when you’re ready, you can officially become an 鶹ý Wildcat by visiting your Next Steps Center.


Still Have Questions?

Our Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid is standing by, ready to help.

Explore More Ways to Transfer

Earn your bachelor’s degree fully online while paying per credit hour. Financial aid and payment plans are available, and there’s no extra costs for out-of-state students.

With locations across 鶹ý, you can earn your bachelor’s degree while staying close to home and making your education more affordable.

Learn 鶹ý Opportunities For:

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Military Members, Veterans and Their Families »

If you are a military member or a dependent, you may be eligible for tuition assistance and fee reimbursement.

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DACA/Dreamer Students »

Get information for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Dreamer students interested in applying to 鶹ý.

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Residents of Western States and Territories »

Eligible non-鶹ý residents choosing specific majors may qualify for reduced tuition through the Western Undergraduate Exchange.

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Non-Residents with 鶹ý High School Degrees/GEDs»

If you don’t currently live in the state of 鶹ý but graduated high school or earned your GED here, you could qualify for a special tuition rate.
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Learn about unique funding opportunities available or speak with a staff member who specializes in tribal-related financial aid opportunities.

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Get information about international student loans and scholarships, including our Global Wildcat Award.