School and Ranking Information
There is only 1 school within a 50-mile radius of Tucson that offers degree programs in the field. The following school is available to students in the area looking to study psychology:
- Winner: University of Arizona is the only school offering programs in the field in the area. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in psychology.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of Arizona|
|Rankings||Tied at #121 for National Universities (2015)*|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||$10,391 (in-state), $27,383 (out-of-state)**|
|Psychology Degrees Offered||Bachelor's, Doctorate|
|Psychology Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013||549**|
|Most Popular Psychology Degree Level in 2013||Bachelor's (537 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||61%**|
|Noteworthy||University of Arizona features a chapter of the Psi Chi honor society for psychology students***; The graduate psychology program has been ranked at #40 nationwide (2013)*|
Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***University of Arizona
University of Arizona
- The psychology department has more than 30 faculty members
- The bachelor's program in psychology is one of the most popular majors at the university
- The Department of Psychology offers 4 different Ph.D. program areas
University of Arizona had an enrollment exceeding 40,000 students as of fall 2013. The university's main campus boasts more than 200 buildings and occupies nearly 400 acres. University of Arizona has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.
The Department of Psychology offers a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science and multiple Ph.D. options. The undergraduate program has a general psychology design, with students taking courses in numerous areas such as social, clinical and cognitive psychology; laboratory training is also included. Doctoral students may choose to pursue studies in evolutionary, social, cognitive or clinical psychology. The Ph.D. programs' typical timeline is between 5 and 6 years, with students earning a master's degree during the course of study.