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UA Welcomes Saudi Arabian Students Transferring to US Universities

Submitted on August 13, 2018

The University of Arizona Graduate College is committed to helping Saudi Arabian students in Canada who are seeking to transfer to the UA. Our enrollment teams are prepared to help students who wish to start a graduate program in January or August 2019.

To request information about graduate programs of study, visit

To discuss graduate program options and campus resources, please reach out to Dr. Margaret Pitts, Associate Dean, who will also make referrals to campus colleagues.  She can be reached via or +1 520-621-7815.

To apply for admission, visit  Please note that official transcripts are not required for initial admission review; official transcripts are required only after students have been admitted and before the second semester of registration.

To obtain a visa, inbound Saudi Arabian students must first complete the admission process for a UA program and receive approval from the Saudi Ministry of Higher Education.  The sooner UA receives and processes an admission application, the sooner the visa process can start. Many standard protocols are in place graduate admissions and International Student Services to help students.  For more information, visit

For additional support, visit the International Student Services website at  The UA Saudi Students Club is also available provide assistance. Questions may be directed to the club’s president.