48 months
37122 USD/year
37200 USD/year
12700 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Study in the nation's first academic systems engineering department, where you'll learn about the design, modeling and analysis of technological systems used for everything from health care to homeland security.  Systems Engineering major is offered at University of Arizona.

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Systems engineers are experts in the interaction of machines, people, materials, energy, software and hardware. Students earning the Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering do projects and conduct research in supply chain management, smart manufacturing and transportation, and autonomous surveillance, for example. They gain proficiency in how systems interact with one another other and society. Systems engineering undergrads have worked on exciting projects with major agencies such as NASA and high-profile industry partners. Undergraduates master skills for careers in fields ranging from entertainment to national security. Join the Systems Engineering major from University of Arizona to pursue your career.

Career Fields

  • Medical diagnostics
  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation
  • Security
  • Communications


ABET accredited Systems engineers work with the processes of modeling, analyzing and designing technologically advanced systems. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Factors & Ergonomics in Design
  • Simulation Modeling and Analysis
  • Vector Calculus
  • Object-Oriented Modeling and Design
  • General Education
  • Engineering Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a 3.00 recalculated grade point average (GPA) (a "B" or better where "A"=4.00) from a secondary school. Please note: GPA recalculation occurs during the admissions evaluation process. 
  • Have three years of high school work. Please note: If you are currently in high school, UA needs to see 9–11 grade work. If you have completed high school then UA needs to see 10–12 grade work. 
  • Have and present a completed high school diploma or certificate.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37122 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37122 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    37200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37200 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    12700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12700 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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