First-time undergraduate students

Take the next step in your education after high school with the College of Agriculture, Life & Environmental Sciences (CALES). Whether you dream of a career in fashion or environmental science, financial planning or agriculture, CALES has more than 20 diverse undergraduate majors to help you find your future.

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How to apply

  1. Find the CALES major that will allow you to make an impact in the areas that matter most to you.
  2. Confirm whether you meet the University of Arizona high school competency requirements.
  3. Start your university application. To request a paper application, contact admissions at 520-621-3237 or Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (MST).
  4. Follow the application instructions for reporting your official high school transcripts and any additional requirements needed to finalize your application.
  5. The university's review process typically takes 2-3 weeks. Once you've been admitted, you will receive instructions on next steps leading up to orientation.
  6. Once you are admitted, visit the financial aid page to learn how to apply for over $1 million in scholarships dedicated to CALES students.

Main campus application deadlines

The application deadlines are based on the semester you plan to start.

Spring 2024:

November 1, 2023

Summer 2024:

May 1, 2024

Fall 2024:

May 1, 2024


Want to learn more about CALES and the different majors we have? Our recruitment team is ready to answer your questions.

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