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The University of Arizona is home to 20 colleges, each with their own academic programs. Explore our different areas of study by clicking on a college below.

With an education and research portfolio that stretches from soil sciences, to resource management, to retailing, and from beneath the soil to outer space, the University of Arizona's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences offers 20 undergraduate degree programs across five schools and five departments. CALS research touches on nearly every aspect of modern life and has played a pivotal role in Arizona's and the global economy over the course of its 137-year history.

College of Agriculture & Life Sciences

Headquartered at the University of Arizona's Sierra Vista campus, the College of Applied Science & Technology (CAST) specializes in innovative, online programs that prepare students for the most in-demand 21st-century jobs. CAST degrees equip transfer students with Bachelor's degrees, leading to exciting new careers with tremendous employment potential.

College of Applied Science & Technology

CAPLA is comprised of the School of Architecture and School of Landscape Architecture and Planning, which together offer undergraduate degrees in architecture, design arts and practices, landscape architecture and sustainable built environments; master's degrees in architecture, landscape architecture, real estate development and urban planning; and graduate certificates in heritage conservation and real estate development. Additionally, the Drachman Institute fosters interdisciplinary research on the built environment while enhancing the student experience and supporting communities.

College of Architecture, Planning & Landscape Architecture

The University of Arizona College of Education believes in the power of education to transform lives, and is committed to preparing the next generation of teachers, scholars, and leaders through our diverse academic programs for undergraduate and graduate students. By collaborating deeply with the communities and environments around us, the college is establishing the foundation of a more equitable and inclusive world. 

College of Education

At the College of Engineering, voices are diverse, teaching is tied to the real world, and students graduate ready to join a global workforce. 

College of Engineering

The College of Fine Arts at the University of Arizona has a world-class reputation. Accomplished faculty and alumni contribute to its identity as a distinguished student-centered place of learning and creative inquiry. Its success is built upon our community of artists and scholars in art, dance, music, theatre arts, and film and television. 

College of Fine Arts

The Graduate College provides central support and leadership to serve, oversee, and advance all aspects of the graduate enterprise at the University of Arizona.

Graduate College

Grounded in the resources of a globally ranked research university, the W.A. Franke Honors College provides the opportunity to take small classes with the University of Arizona’s top educators, engage in research and creative expression with the University’s top researchers, designers, and artists, experience the world through study abroad, and create lifelong friends through shared experiences.

W.A. Franke Honors College

Through its various programs, the College of Humanities aims to help students become both concerned citizens and employable graduates. The college offers specialized study in fields as diverse as foreign languages, literature, classics, studies of cultures from all over the world, applied linguistics, public and digital humanities, translation and interpretation, study abroad, hip-hop, video games, intercultural competency, and religious studies

College of Humanities

Since its founding in 1915, University of Arizona Law has offered one of the nation's best legal educations. And yet, it is constantly motivated to search for a better way forward. Together with its faculty, students, alumni and the legal profession, it is exploring new paths for the sake of advancing legal education and the legal profession.

James E. Rogers College of Law

The Eller College of Management’s mission is to discover and share new knowledge that shapes the future of business and to educate the next generation of responsible, global leaders who embody the changing business world and possess the knowledge and drive to impact it.

Eller College of Management

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix inspires and trains exemplary physicians, scientists and leaders to optimize health and health care in Arizona and beyond. It is uniquely positioned to accelerate the biomedical and economic engines in Phoenix and the state by leveraging vital relationships with key clinical and community partners.

College of Medicine - Phoenix

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson delivers cutting-edge programs in medical education, highly innovative and collaborative research opportunities as well as advanced patient care in an environment where inclusive excellence and diversity create a foundation for community responsive action.

College of Medicine - Tucson

The College of Nursing innovates nursing and interdisciplinary education, practice, research, and service to develop leaders, address health care challenges, and promote health, equity and inclusiveness.

College of Nursing

The University of Arizona Wyant College of Optical Sciences is one of the premier educational and research institutions in optics and photonics worldwide. Its research program spans from optical engineering to fundamental optical physics, from photonics to image science, and provides unique opportunities to pursue cutting-edge applications of optics in real systems.

James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences

Better science. Better health. At the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, that isn't a tagline — it’s the college's purpose. Whether educating the next generation of pharmacists, conducting ground-breaking research to advance drug discovery and development, or creating solutions to improve access to better patient care, the college works tenaciously to achieve this vision.

R. Ken Coit College of Pharmacy

The Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health is dedicated to promoting the health and wellness of individuals and communities in the southwest and globally with an emphasis on achieving health equity through excellence in education, research and service.

Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

As the largest college at the University of Arizona, the College of Science helps students forge a path that is uniquely their own. The college is comprised of award-winning departments, schools and research units, spanning a variety of scientific disciplines.

College of Science

In the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, students study people and their interactions with each other and the world. Faculty and students work to understand and find answers to the major issues of our times, including political conflict, privacy and climate change.

College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Designed from the ground up to equip students with the skills needed for a career in veterinary medicine today, the University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine is revolutionizing how future veterinarians learn. Progressive hands-on learning, a student-centered curriculum and team-based training take students out of the classroom. Interpersonal skills, business acumen, leadership and well-being are vital elements in a program that prepares day-one, career-ready professionals.  

College of Veterinary Medicine