Hotel Near U of A
Our hotel is near U of A and is just minutes from the Eller School of Business, McKale Center, Old Main and the Student Union.
The University of Arizona has quickly became a leading University in the country for it’s quality of programs in medicine, engineering and education. Also, in the past 20 years it has quickly risen to the national stage as a PAC 12 competitor in basketball and football. The University of Arizona is home to about 40,000 students and hundreds of thousands of dedicated Wildcat Alumni.
Local History and Culture at U of A. The University of Arizona is also a rich center of local culture history, hosting a number of museum sites including the Arizona Historical Society, Arizona State Museum, The UA Science Center, Gem & Mineral Museum, Museum of Art and Pharmacy Museum.
Top Academic Programs at U of A.
The University of Arizona (also referred to as UA, U of A, or Arizona University) is a land-grant and space-grant public institution of higher education and research located in Tucson, Arizona, United States. The University of Arizona was the first university in the state of Arizona, founded in 1885 (twenty-seven years before the Arizona Territory achieved statehood), and is considered a Public Ivy. UA includes the only medical school in Arizona that grants M.D. degrees. In 2006, total enrollment was 36,805 students. UA is governed by the Arizona Board of Regents. More than 150 undergraduate and 200 graduate programs are available at the University of Arizona offered through 18 colleges and 12 schools located on three different campuses. More than a dozen of the U of A’s graduate programs are ranked in the Top 10 nationally in their fields. The University’s colleges and schools cover such disciplines as agriculture and life science, architecture, engineering, education, dance, nursing, public administration and many more.
Research Expertise at the University of Arizona
Many of the University of Arizona researchers have played a part in groundbreaking projects ranging from the exploration of Mars to the development of new cancer treatments and pioneering breakthroughs in heart transplantation.
Areas of Research Expertise
- Space Exploration and Observation
- Lunar and Planetary Laboratory (LPL)
- Climate, Environmental, Water & Energy Sustainability
- Bioscience and Biotechnology
- Cancer Research
- Optical Sciences
- Management Information Services (MIS)
- Electrical & Computer Engineering
HILLENBRAND AQUATIC CENTER
University of Arizona is home to some of the top sports team in the NCAA including their competitive swim and dive team. Located next to the McKale Center, the Hillenbrand Aquatic Center can seat up to 600 people and is ideal for watching races, relays and diving. The aquatic center also underwent renovation to include the Kasser Family Pool, which serves as diving center, training pool, and water polo facility. Besides hosting University of Arizona’s swim and dive team the Hillenbrand Aquatic Center is also used to host local aquatic teams for practice and state meets.
THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA MEDICAL CENTER
The University of Arizona Medical Center in Tucson, Arizona is a private, non-profit hospital and a part of the Arizona Health Sciences Center. it is located adjacent to the University of Arizona campus and the Aloft Tucson University hotel. This medical center is known for its renowned patient care, training of future medical professionals and pioneering medical research. Also, the Diamond Children’s Medical Center is the UMC’s pediatric facility which includes child and adolescent unit, an infant and toddler unit and a pediatric intensive care unit.
The University of Arizona Medical Center focuses on outstanding care and research in many medical fields including: