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91-Years-Old UA Online Student Proves It's Never Too Late to Get a Degree

UA Online student, Jim Chaffins, is proving it's never too late to get a degree. Chaffins, a WWII Navy veteran, and 91-years-old, is returning back to school after a 74-year gap. 

“I’m a 91-year-old freshman at the University of Arizona enrolled in online classes,” said Chaffins. “I enjoy it very much, but, like I tell people, it’s not the destination. It’s the trip. The getting there.”

Jim has always loved learning and thanks to UA Online and their vast network of student...

Relive UA's Bigger. Better. Bash!

No one knows how to welcome new students quite like the University of Arizona! Last week, the UA hosted its 2017 Bigger. Better. Bash. for its new student class. 

The new class is the most diverse in university history, with 46 percent coming from diverse backgrounds. It's also one of the highest academically achieving class, with academic performance of incoming freshmen from Arizona at an all-time high with a 39-percent increase in students with a cumulative 3.5 high school GPA and...

Wildcat Advice - Choosing a Major

What should my major be? It's a question many students ask themselves throughout their college career. For incoming students, the uncertainty of being in an undecided or undeclared major can lead to stress and anxiety, for not only themselves but also their families. 

Mary Frances Kuper, Associate Director of Career Education, was on hand to give her advice in a recent interivew with ...