The University of Arizona


The University of Arizona is a research institute founded in 1885 by the 13th Arizona Territorial Legislature. It is in Tucson, Arizona. In the whole Arizona Territory, it was the first university. Furthermore, UA is one of the three institutes governed by the Arizona Board of Regents.

This institute is a member of the Universities Research Association and the Association of American Universities. Formerly, it was the only institute in the state of Arizona that was part of these associations. It is classified among "R1 Doctoral Universities" with very high research activity.

The UA is home to the following 20 colleges, which offer different academic programs.

  • Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Applied Science and Technology
  • Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Fine Arts
  • Graduate College
  • W.A. Franke Honors College
  • Humanities 
  • James E. Rogers Law College
  • Eller College of Management
  • College of Medicine-Phoenix
  • College of Medicine Tucson
  • Nursing
  • James C. Wyant Optical Sciences College
  • Pharmacy
  • Mel and Enid Zuckerman Public Health College
  • College of Science
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Veterinary Medicine

UA has four campuses. The main campus has 179 buildings which cover an area of around 380 acres in central Tucson. And other campuses are Sierra Vista, Pima community college east, and Fort Huachuca.  

Sports are highly encouraged at the University of Arizona. The intercollegiate athletic teams of this university are members of the Pac-12 Conference of the NCAA. In basketball, softball and baseball, UA has won many national titles.


Institute host more than 4,000 international students and scholars from all over the world. The University of Arizona has various programs for study, and this provides you with the opportunity to select your favourite field of study.

International Student Service (ISS) is a special department developed by the university to help international students coming from around the globe. This service provides information related to immigration, personal support, and academic opportunities through advising programs and sessions. And it is committed to your educational, professional and personal success.


The University of Arizona provides on-campus accommodation. Living on campus in dorms gives you the opportunity to become a part of the institute's diverse community. The significant facility of this housing offer is that they allow you to live close to campus activities and classes. 

This housing provides international students with a strong support system which helps them to adjust their life in the United States. Moreover, students living on campus have a 50% higher graduation rate than those living off-campus.

Suppose you plan to live off-campus, for that UA has developed a dedicated website for Off-Campus Housing. On this website, you find rentals and various housing options. It is entirely a free resource. You can sign up here using your university credentials.


  • On a national level, the University of Arizona is ranked 103 by US News and World Reports.
  • By QS World Ranking, UA is ranked 268 in 2022.
  • US News and World Reports ranked 103rd in Global university rankings in 2022.
  • According to Times Higher Education University Ranking 2022, it is ranked 150. 
  • Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked 101-150 in 2021. 


The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721, United States

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