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About the College

Learn and grow amid southwestern splendor The UA College of Nursing offers cultural diversity and educational excellence

A sweeping valley surrounded by mountains is the home of The University of Arizona in Tucson, 65 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border. Whether you’re in one of our online graduate programs or take all your courses on our spectacular campus, you’ll have access to the very best in learning resources and opportunities.

Highly ranked

The UA—one of country’s most respected research institutions—is a leader in health-sciences teaching and scholarship. The College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and ranks among the top 4 percent of graduate nursing programs in the United States.

As one of fourteen UA colleges and one of the three colleges comprising the Arizona Health Sciences Center, the College of Nursing offers a wealth of educational resources. The UA Medical Center provides exceptional clinical and research opportunities.

A wealth of resources

The college’s faculty includes diverse professionals with expertise in clinical practice, research, and teaching. Nursing students can choose from a broad array of courses that support and extend the nursing program. Resources available include the Patient Care Learning Center, Instructional Resources Center, Computer Laboratory, Behavioral Studies Laboratory, Biological Studies Laboratory, and Office of Nursing Research.

Proximity to the Mexican border and Native American reservations offer opportunities to serve and learn about issues in health and culture. Clinical sites available in the community and surrounding rural areas include nurse-managed clinics, health-maintenance organizations, Indian Health Service sites, community health centers, physician–nurse practitioner practices, mental-health centers, health departments, long-term-care settings, retirement centers, schools, and acute-care settings.

Find out more about Tucson, the University of Arizona, and opportunities for UA nursing students.

Mailing Address:
University of Arizona
College of Nursing
PO Box 210203
Tucson, AZ 85721-0203

Street Address:
1305 N. Martin Street
Tucson, Arizona 85721
Phone Number: 520-626-6154
FAX Number 520-626-6424

Student Affairs (Rm. 112):
520-626-3808 or 1-800-288-6158

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