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University of Arizona definition

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The University was founded in 1885 as a Land Grant institution with a three-fold mission of teaching, research and public service. Today, the University is one of the top 20 research universities in the nation, with a student enrollment of more than 35,000, a faculty and staff of 12,500, and a 345-acre campus.
(http://arizona.edu/).
Address: Tucson, Arizona, USA.
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university of arizona

public, coeducational institution of higher learning in Tucson, Arizona, U.S. The university has a broad curriculum in liberal arts, sciences, agriculture, architecture, engineering, business and public administration, and education. It also offers instruction in nursing and pharmacy and operates professional schools in law and medicine. Bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degree programs are available in most areas of study. The Office of Study Abroad and Student Exchange provides students with the opportunity to study in Europe, Latin America, Australia, and Asia. In 1995 Cochise Community College, with a focus on continuing education, became an official branch of the university and is now known as UA South. Total enrollment in the university exceeds 35,000.

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