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University of Arizona

Men's MCLA Contact: Matt Blamey
Profile
Size
10 / 10
34,153 Undergrads / 44,097 Students
Cost
4 / 10
$15,594 Net Price
Selectivity
1 / 10
84% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    MCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Large

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
15 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
81%
Overall Graduation Rate
64%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
47% / 64%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Coach Recruiting Interview

This year first year head coach Derek Pedrick brought eight years of NCAA lacrosse coaching experience to the University of Arizona. The “LaxCats” finished the season ranked #14 in the MCLA national polls after beginning the season unranked. Coach Pedrick believes that the Wildcats have the talent to bring a national title to Tucson.

What positive surprises did you see from your team this season?

I thought we had many positive moments this past season. We had some players step up in key situations and that was great to see. It was also fun to watch some of our younger players develop into solid collegiate lacrosse players.

How did your season stack up against your expectations going into the season?

I think we all agree that our team improved and did a lot of great things this past year. However we are all pretty disappointed in not making the MCLA tournament and not winning some more of our big games. On the bright side 5 out of our 6 losses came to teams ranked in the top 10 as we were in every game we played this year.

Where did your team improve the most during the season and which player’s took a step forward in their game?

I feel our defense did a great job at the end of the year keeping us in a lot of games. I was really impressed with our goalie Tanner Knego who ended up having a really solid season. I truly believe every player on the D side of the ball improved throughout the year.

Where can next year’s team improve in order to reach your ultimate goal for the season?

We need to continue to compete day in and day out with each other to create the level of competition we need to be successful. I truly believe we have the talent to win a national title. My goal for our team next year is to become a true tight knit group. All of the successful teams I have ever been on and or coached have been a family. This is something that we are continuing to work on and next year its only going to get better.

Which incoming players are you most excited about and how do they fit with the type of team you are building?

We have around 20 freshmen recruits coming into the fall. I feel this group is an athletic diverse group that will make an impact right from the start. I look forward to seeing what they can bring to the table this fall.

Team Road Trips

Most road games for Arizona are scheduled for the Arizona and California areas against teams including Arizona State, Grand Canyon University, and San Diego State. The team has also traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah to play Westminster and Seattle, Washington to play Washington. Other trips have included Burnaby, British Columbia where they played Simon Fraser.

Recruit Commits
2018
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Seamus Hughes IL Att
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Patrick Phelan Lambert Suwanee, GA Def
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Christian Brady Mountain Vista Highlands Ranch, CO Mid
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Events By University of Arizona Coaches
Sep 28 '18
Tucson, AZ
 
Men's 13-18
Location
1401 E University, Tucson, AZ, 85721, Tucson, AZ, 85721 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Tucson Arizona Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Orange County California Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Houston Texas Area
Where Grads Work
  • Intel Corporation
  • IBM
  • Raytheon
  • Wells Fargo
  • Microsoft
  • Raytheon Missile Systems
  • Arizona State University
  • Pima Community College
  • Pima County
  • US Army
  • The University of Arizona Health Network
  • Honeywell Aerospace
  • Bank of America
  • Boeing
  • Hewlett-Packard
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Engineering
  • Operations
  • Research
  • Media and Communication
  • Information Technology
  • Healthcare Services
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Consulting
  • Arts and Design
  • Program and Project Management
  • Support
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
480 - 600
Math
530 - 660
Total
1060 - 1300
ACT
English
20 - 27
Math
20 - 27
Composite
21 - 28

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 470 - 580 for SAT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 39,941 17,715 22,223
% Admitted 84% 83% 85%
% Admits That Enroll 23% 23% 23%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.48
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
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    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (16%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (10%)
    Engineering (8%)
    Health Professions (8%)
    Social Sciences (7%)
    Psychology (7%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (7%)
    Communication & Journalism (5%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (4%)
    Education (4%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (3%)
    Architecture (2%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (2%)
    Foreign Languages (2%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences (2%)
    English Language & Literature (2%)
    Agriculture (2%)
    History (1%)
    Legal Professions (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation (1%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (1%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (1%)
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies (1%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences
    Engineering Technology
    Science Technologies
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $15,594

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$12,467 $34,967
    Books & Supplies$800 $800
    Cost of Living$12,550 $12,550
    Personal Expenses$3,400 $3,400
     
    Sticker Price$29,217 $50,367

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    92% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship87%$12,043
    Federal Grants28%$4,959
    Pell Grants28%$4,730
    Other Federal4%$1,786
    State & Local Grants9%$6,340
    Institutional Grants84%$10,108
     
    Student Loans36%$6,744
    Federal Loans35%$5,027
    Other Loans4%$17,777

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $960 Million $21,762

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $19,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $13,000 $202

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 6.2%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 12,262 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $47,300

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.87 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 47% of students graduate on time.

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    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 11 8
    Fondling 2 1
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 1
    Aggravated Assault 4 1
    Burglary 30 11
    Motor Vehicle Theft 13 -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, with medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily nonresidential

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