College Rankings

University Analytics and Institutional Research provides ranking support to the university community by reviewing select methodologies and tracking ranks and scores. The ranking data listed below are not meant to be a comprehensive list because not all media reports are equally influential or equally sensible.

In general, there is wide variation in the data that inform these rankings, ranging from information collected from IPEDS and other publicly available sources, to detailed surveys that institutions must complete with their own data, to reputational surveys of peer organizations and high-school counselors.

National Rankings for The University of Arizona

U.S. News & World Report Rankings

  • Best National Universities 2019 - 106th
  • Top Public Schools 2019 - 46th
  • Best Online Bachelor's Degrees Programs 2019 - 56th 
  • Best Business Schools 2019 - 69th
  • Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs 2019 - 49th
  • Best Online MBA Programs 2019 - 33rd
  • Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs 2019 - 33rd

Times Higher Education

  • US Rankings 2019 - 217th


  • Public Colleges 2018 - 62nd
  • Research Universities 2018 - 106th
  • America's Best Top Value Colleges 2018 - 108th

International Rankings for The University of Arizona

Academic Ranking of World Universities/Shanghai Ranking

  • World University Rankings 2018 - 101-150

Times Higher Education

  • World University Rankings 2019 - 159th

QS Top Universities

  • World University Rankings 2019 - 246th