The University of Arizona College of Science brings together globally prominent faculty in disciplines at the core of scientific inquiry and education. One of the largest colleges at the University of Arizona, we are a nexus of award-winning programs that encourage both independent and collaborative-driven research. Our 21 academic departments and schools encompass the range of physical, mathematical, environmental, cognitive and life sciences. UA Science is among the most powerful and prolific academic research centers in the world, recognized and rewarded for the unparalleled caliber of our achievements. With nearly 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students, we are an integrative learning institution, where accomplished faculty and next-generation scientists engage side-by-side in groundbreaking research on a scale, according to the National Science Foundation, that exceeds all other colleges of science. As a Research 1 institution, the College of Science epitomizes the pioneering spirit that has characterized the University of Arizona since its founding in 1885.
Joaquin Ruiz, Dean