University of Arizona
Undergraduate Student Programs

14 Engineering Majors to Start You on Your Path

Earn a bachelor of science in engineering, and get ready to help solve the world’s greatest challenges. Roll up your sleeves and work alongside some of the University of Arizona’s brightest students, most recognized researchers and expert industry partners all with the same goal: Help people live better lives.


  • Mining Engineering

    Gain expertise in mine operations, geomechanics, sustainable resource development and mineral processing

  • Optical Sciences and Engineering

    Design lenses, microscopes, telescopes, lasers and fiber optics

  • Systems Engineering

    Manage complex space, transportation, telecommunications, healthcare and environmental systems over their life cycles

  • Undecided?

    There's plenty of time to decide which major is right for you. Most engineering students spend their first year at the University of Arizona with no major selected – immersed in interdisciplinary design classes and taking required courses.

contact For more information on UA College of Engineering programs, please call 520.621.6032, or email engr-admissions@email.arizona.edu

Engage in Engineering!

Experience the challenges professionals face every day turning ideas into reality and bringing positive change to the world.

We are 100-percent committed to your academic success.

Good Return on Investment

Requirements for admission to the UA College of Engineering vary depending on whether you are an incoming freshman, international student, transfer student or current UA student.

An education at the University of Arizona is ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek as the best return on investment in the state.

Estimated tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year is $11,400 for Arizona residents and $32,600 for out-of state students. Financial aid is available, and the University and College of Engineering offer a number of scholarships to help offset tuition and fees.

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We Are There for You, Every Step of the Way

Engineering is not an easy major. Yet, the UA College of Engineering has a 91-percent first-year retention rate, far higher than the national average. We pair some of our best instructors with freshmen; provide hands-on, interactive learning; and offer a number of advising, tutoring and mentoring services.

Services & Support

Academic Advising Tutoring and Study Groups Career Development

Contact Academic Advising
520.621.6032
engr-advising@email.arizona.edu