UA Direct is for students with strong academic qualifications and high English-level proficiency. Students immediately begin taking classes that count toward earning their bachelor’s degree from the UA.
The UA offers a wide variety of academic programs, many of which are among the nation’s best. Students can choose from more than 300 undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs through 16 academic colleges and 22 schools on three campuses.
The UA College of Engineering is ranked #58 among graduate Engineering Colleges in the U.S. according to U.S. News & World Report (2018). With a tradition of excellence for both teaching and research, UA graduate engineering students go on to be leaders in a variety of industries, such as defense, information technology, public service and more.
The UA is Arizona’s only member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), an organization of 62 leading public and private research universities in the United States and Canada. The UA’s excellence in academic research, scholarship, and educational programming provides students with the opportunity to engage with and learn from and alongside current and future leaders in their fields.