Graduate Students

The University of Arizona ranks among the top 20 U.S. universities in research funding and among the top 25 in PhDs awarded annually. The College of Science is ranked first by the National Science Foundation on research expenditures and sixth in the country on number of citations per faculty member. The College is further distinguished by having many of its departments and programs ranked among the top graduate programs in the country.

All of this means opportunity for graduate students. It ensures access to top quality education and research experience: the chance to train with world-class faculty and gain experience with state-of-the-art research instrumentation. Our interdisciplinary focus provides graduate students opportunity to pursue their research interests with faculty from many diverse disciplines.

Graduate education within the College of Science trains our students to think, to solve problems and prepares them for a wide range of career options in industry, government and academia.

For detailed information about specific programs, visit the websites of our individual departments and units.