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 the 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
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
WE ARE DEDICATED
to making CAST inclusive for everyone.
At the College of Applied Science and Technology, we are committed to creating and maintaining an environment where all are welcome, where diversity, equity, and inclusion define who we are and who we succeed, and where different backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences are celebrated.
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