Why UA

Why Tucson

Why the University of Arizona?

The University of Arizona is a premier research university known internationally for its commitment to education, research, and community impact. As a public, land-grant institution, the UA provides an accessible and inviting environment for discovery and learning. Explore the resources below to find out more about what it is like to work at this great institution.

Explore this website and discover why the UA is a premier research university, as well as learning about the southwest lifestyle, our commitment to personal wellness, and how we are a family friendly and diverse community with a lot going on.

Read this thoughtful overview of the campus provided by Human Resources.

Explore our wide variety of academic programs, many of which are among the nation’s best, including more than 300 undergraduate and graduate degrees through 20 colleges and 11 schools on three campuses.

Find out more about our campus commitment to diversity, including programs for inclusive excellence, diversity statistics and reports, and resources provided for students, faculty, and staff.

Compare the UA to other research universities, and see recent awards and honors

Learn about our commitment to personal wellness for employees, organizing such activities as free health screenings and fitness classes.

Find out about our commitment to environmental research, education, and sustainability.