To support the world’s growing needs, we need people like you—dedicated, skilled, and creative people—driven to advance discoveries that enable us to grow more with less. Our program provides a comprehensive foundation in biology, chemistry, physics, and math through hands-on learning alongside faculty mentors and industry partners. These real-world experiences equip you with the confidence, expertise and connections to enter post-graduate studies or careers in research, medicine, pharmacy, plant breeding, microbiology or biotechnology. Soon, you will be creating solutions to feed, clothe, and fuel our planet for generations to come.
Sow a Bright Future
Our curriculum allows you to tailor your program based on your interests and career goals. This flexibility better prepares you for postgraduate study or competitive positions in a range of emerging fields, including: biotechnology, genomics, molecular biology, molecular and traditional breeding, medicinal chemistry, and plant pathology.
Our Backyard is Your Classroom
Arizona’s rich flora of almost 4,000 species of native plants is unequalled by few other regions of the United States. Our location in a botanically rich desert climate positions us to excel in research discoveries addressing 21st Century challenges in agricultural, pharmaceutical, industrial and technological fields.
World-renowned faculty and scientists work with you to generate discoveries and connect you with industry leaders to gain additional hands-on learning and meaningful professional connections. The combination of coursework, assured faculty guidance, and industry partnership prepares you to achieve in a range of influential careers.
UA ranks in the top 100 of all US four-year public institutions, based on 19 indicators of academic excellence, affordability and diversity
The Business Journals
#1 Public university in Arizona and #58 in the Nation
US News & World Report
#1 Undergraduate salary potential among Arizona public universities
Students rank the UA among the best in the nation for student engagement and are more likely to recommend the UA to their peers
Times Higher Ed and The Wall Street Journal