Higher Education in Tucson

The University of Arizona

The University of Arizona, with an enrollment of more than 30,000 undergraduate students and nearly 10,000 graduate students, is located in the heart of Tucson. It is ranked among the top 10 research institutions nationally and is renowned for advances in optical sciences, medical sciences, electronics, scientific instrumentation, astronomy, geology and business studies. It has the heaviest concentration of astronomical science study programs and facilities in the world, and its Management Information Systems Department program, part of the Karl Eller Center in the School of Business, is ranked fourth in the country.

Click here for a list of classes available at the University of Arizona.

Check out the Arizona Wildcats website for more information on University athletics.

Pima Community College

Pima Community College, the fifth-largest multi-campus college in the U.S., has an enrollment of more than 90,000 students at five Tucson campuses and 145 satellite facilities in the region. Pima Community College offers both credit and non-credit courses across a wide breadth of academic and technical subjects. There are several degree programs offered as well as the ability to transfer credits to other institutions of higher learning.

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Check out the Pima Aztecs athletic programs available at Pima Community College.

Additional Educational Opportunities

There are several other colleges, universities and technical schools located in Tucson. Some include:

  • The University of Phoenix
  • Brown Mackie College
  • ITT Technical Institute
  • Pima Medical Institute
  • The Art Center Design College
  • Arizona State University Tucson campus
  • Northern Arizona University Tucson campus
  • Grand Canyon University Tucson campus