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The University of Arizona is one of the nation's leading public universities. Established in 1885 as the first university in the Arizona Territory, the UA has a long history of academic excellence, research innovation and student success. It is one of only 62 members in the Association of American Universities, a prestigious organization that recognized universities with exceptionally strong research and academic programs. The University of Arizona has become one of the nation's top 20 public research institutions. It offers more than 300 degree programs on three campuses. With world-class faculty in fields as diverse as astronomy, plant science, biomedical science, business, law, music and dance, the University of Arizona offers a rich and rewarding educational experience to all who choose to focus on excellence.