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University of Arizona

4.7 out of 5 (10 reviews) Tucson, Arizona, United States
The University of Arizona is a premier, public research university. Established in 1885 as the first university in the state and the state’s land grant university, the UA is building a better Arizona through access, quality and discovery.

Master's Programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (8)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Journalism & Media (1)



Established in 1885, the University of Arizona, the state's super land-grant university with two medical schools, produces graduates who are real-world ready through its 100% Engagement initiative. Recognized as a global leader, the UA is also a leader in research, bringing more than $606 million in research investment each year, and ranking 20th among all public universities.


The University of Arizona offers a wide variety of academic programs, many of which are among the nation’s best. Students can choose from more than 300 undergraduate and graduate degrees through 20 colleges and 11 schools on three campuses.


Researchers and scholars at the University of Arizona ask the big questions that generate the important answers. As one of the Top 20 public research universities in the nation, the University combines excellence in research with an outstanding classroom experience for our students—in an environment of creativity and innovation.

Our role in the Office for Research & Discovery is to provide our researchers and students with the tools and resources that they need to be creative and to ask the important questions that lead to the important answers.


The mission of Career Services is to maximize your career potential by providing you with opportunities to explore your interests and gain valuable professional experience while also connecting you to our powerful network of employers and community partners.

Whether you are still deciding what you would like to do or you're ready to make your first professional move, let our staff help you prepare. We offer a large suite of online tools and resources as well as personalized assistance with everything from finding your first on-campus job to helping you polish your resume and prepare for your first professional interview. Click on some of our most popular resources below or in the top menu to get started.

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University Ranking

Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.


Library services

The Main Library houses extensive collections in the social sciences, humanities, fine arts, education and business as well as media, maps and government documents. The complete holdings of the University Libraries are accessible through the library's online catalog.

Student Life

Campus life

The University of Arizona’s branch campus headquartered in Sierra Vista—extends the University’s educational mission to the region’s people, in multiple locations and with targeted degree programs.

UA South provides affordable, accessible opportunities to earn high-quality and meaningful University of Arizona degrees in sites throughout Southern Arizona, including key border communities in Cochise and Santa Cruz Counties. We partner with community colleges to offer bachelor degrees that are of high quality, low cost, and geographically accessible.


The University of Arizona is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), one of 62 leading public and private research universities in the United States and Canada and the only AAU member in Arizona.

Student Reviews

amazing international environment
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars
its quite an amazing experience as the university has many international students which makes it a good life experience to know people from many different countries
Bear down
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars
Personnel very helpful, a lot of professional opportunities
Academics are ranked very high, overall it is a great school...
Marita Hill rated 5 out of 5 stars
Academics are ranked very high, overall it is a great school for academics.

Tucson, Arizona, United States