The Graduate College provides central support and leadership to serve, oversee and advance all aspects of the graduate enterprise at the University of Arizona. Over 130 individual colleges, departments and programs offer world-class graduate degrees and maintain outstanding facilities and opportunities for research and creative scholarly activity. The University of Arizona is one of the nation's top 20 public research institutions, enabling graduate students to work with leading researchers and providing an ideal environment for graduate study. We place high priority on interdisciplinary studies; we strongly promote intellectual and cultural diversity; and we encourage international exchange.
Kirsten H. Limesand, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Graduate College
- Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs transcend departmental boundaries by facilitating cutting edge teaching and research where traditional disciplines interface.
- Graduate College Diversity Programs coordinate and lead the Graduate College initiatives in the recruitment, funding, retention, and graduation of a diverse graduate student body.
- The Graduate College coordinates financial assistance such as graduate assistantships, fellowships, tuition scholarships, community engagement, grant writing and post-doctoral support.