Undergraduate Programs Overview

Undergrad Programs Overview

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If you’re looking for a rewarding career that protects and develops the environment, the School of Plant Sciences is a great fit. We offer four majors that provide a wide range of job prospects and opportunities to tackle global challenges and increase sustainability.

Your path to a career that makes a difference

Job opportunities are abundant for people who major through the School of Plant Sciences. Our graduates find work as botanists, environmental scientists, researchers, food scientists, microbiologists, agronomists, and so much more. In fact, employment in the fields of life, physical and social sciences is projected to grow faster than average for all occupations through 2029, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In 2023, people who pursued careers in these fields earned a median annual salary of $78,280.

A degree or minor from the School of Plant Sciences positions you well to pursue your dream of a career in science, technology, business, human and veterinary medicine, the food industry, and more.

How to apply

A completed application includes any required self-reported grades, transcripts, application fee (fee waivers are available based on financial need), and proof of English proficiency, if required. Visit the University of Arizona Office of Admissions for a complete list of admissions requirements.

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Lower your cost to attend

The estimated cost to attend the university depends largely on whether you’re a resident or non-resident and whether you plan to live on campus, off campus paying rent, or live with a family member rent-free. You can lower your cost through scholarships and financial aid. You can also use our net price calculator to estimate your scholarships and aid eligibility, and total cost.

Undergraduate programs

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