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UA Ranked as a Top Global University by World Rankings Center

The University of Arizona has been recognized as a top global university worldwide by the Center for World University Rankings. The UA placed in the top 0.3 percent among more than 27,000 higher-education institution, ranking No. 75 among universities worldwide and No. 45 among U.S. universities.

CWUR rankings are based on the quality of education, training of students, prestige of faculty, and quality of their research without relying on surveys and...

UA Increases Affordability, Access to College Textbooks

The University of Arizona is making it easier for students to afford and gain access to college textbooks. Last spring, 1 out of 5 students opted out of buying a required course text due to high cost, according to a survey by the National Association of College Stores. 

E-textbooks have emerged as a way for colleges to fix this problem and the UA is one of the institutions leading the way. 

For example, the UA BookStores has created an e-textbook program that directly delivers...

UA Platform Bridge Affordability Gaps in Higher Education

The University of Arizona is improving accessibility to education for all students by bridging the affordability gap in higher education. Today, nearly 1 out of 3 high-achieving, low-income students are discouraged from applying to college due to its high cost, according to the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

But the UA has found a solution. Scholarship Universe, created in 2009, provides students and families with listings of both institutional and...

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