About Us


Learn and grow amid southwestern splendor! 

Located in a sweeping valley surrounded by mountains 65 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border, the University of Arizona College of Nursing in Tucson offers cultural diversity and educational excellence. Whether you are in one of our online graduate programs or take all your courses on our spectacular campus, you’ll have access to the very best in learning resources and opportunities.

Highly Ranked

The University of Arizona—one of the country’s most respected research institutions—is a leader in health-sciences education and scholarship. The College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and ranks among the top 15 percent of graduate nursing programs in the United States.

As one of 21 colleges at the UA, and one of five colleges comprising the Arizona Health Sciences Center, the College of Nursing offers a wealth of educational resources. In addition, the University of Arizona Medical Center provides exceptional clinical and research opportunities.

A Wealth of Resources

Our faculty includes diverse professionals with expertise in clinical practice, research and teaching. Nursing students can choose from a broad array of courses that support and extend their nursing program. Resources available include the Steele Innovative Learning Center, Instructional Resources Center, Computer Laboratory, Behavioral Studies Laboratory, Biological Studies Laboratory and the Office of Nursing Research.

Proximity to the Mexican border and tribal communities offers opportunities to serve and learn about issues in health and culture. Clinical sites available in the community and surrounding rural areas include nurse-managed clinics, health-maintenance organizations, Indian Health Service sites, community health centers, physician–nurse practitioner practices, mental-health centers, health departments, long-term-care settings, retirement centers, schools and acute-care settings.

Find out more about Tucson, the University of Arizona and opportunities for UA nursing students.

Mailing Address:

University of Arizona
College of Nursing
P.O. Box 210203
Tucson, AZ 85721-0203

Street Address:

1305 N. Martin Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85721
Phone: 520-626-6154
Fax: 520-626-6424

Student Affairs (Rm. 112):

520-626-3808 or 1-800-288-6158