The University of Arizona, a land-grant university with two independently accredited medical schools, is one of the nation’s top public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report. Established in 1885, the UA is widely recognized as a student-centric university and has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. The UA ranked in the top 25 in 2018 in research expenditures among all public universities, according to the National Science Foundation, and is a leading Research 1 institution with $687 million in annual research expenditures. The UA advances the frontiers of interdisciplinary scholarship and entrepreneurial partnerships as a member of the Association of American Universities, the 62 leading public and private research universities in the U.S.
The mission of UA is working together to expand human potential, explore new horizons and enrich life for all. Their vision is to create a world where human potential is realized, and we’re all working together to create solutions to big problems so that life in our communities, in Arizona and on our planet can thrive.
At the University of Arizona, students develop skills that are crucial to succeed in today’s global marketplace. We provide accessible, engaging environments that inspire creativity, enhance our ability to think critically and challenge us to fully realize our leadership potential. As a result, we approach some of society’s most complex problems without hesitation, enriched by many perspectives and challenge the status quo to achieve excellence in our teaching, research, and service.
Why University of Arizona?