Preparing our students for success and helping our communities thrive.
The College of Applied Science & Technology provides opportunities for students to earn high-quality and meaningful University of Arizona degrees at sites throughout Southern Arizona, including key border communities in Cochise and Santa Cruz Counties. CAST partners with community colleges to offer regionally-relevant transfer programs that are low cost, and geographically accessible.
Students can choose from Bachelor of Applied Science programs, Select Master’s programs, and a variety of continuing education programs designed to meet the workforce needs of area industry.
The College of Applied Science & Technology
WHAT MAKES US UNIQUE
means we support each one’s unique journey. View services
54% are first generation college students
30% are military affiliated
39% are Hispanic students
Average age: 33
Undergraduate GPA: 3.1
Headcount: 630 per semester
respond to the needs of our communities.
UArizona CAST offers:
1 Master’s Degree
12 Bachelor’s Degrees
make the College of Applied Science and Technology a great place to learn and work. View directory
27 Full-time faculty
78 Part-time faculty
47 Full-time staff
Our faculty and staff are recognized for excellence again and again
students by empowering them to succeed.
Over $100,000 in scholarships awarded in 2017
Students Pell Grant eligible: 59%
Student to teacher ratio: 24 to 1
60% of students complete an engagement experience
for our innovation, leadership, and mission.
$4 million in grants awarded in last five years
Recognized Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)
Designated a Military Friendly Institution,
Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations -
Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence
MESSAGE FROM THE INTERIM DEAN
We are in the midst of a global economic revolution.
Dr. Linda Denno
Interim Dean, College of Applied Science & Technology
University of Arizona classes began in 1891 with 32 students and six teachers.Learn More