Microcampuses operate in collaboration with universities worldwide where we deliver dual degrees, build capacity with partners, and incubate research. Students earn degrees from the University of Arizona and the partner university, including accelerated master’s options.
The University of Arizona and partner universities share students, allowing them to earn a U.S.-accredited degree on a campus that is convenient to them.
Students earn a University of Arizona degree and a degree from the partner university, with bachelor’s and master’s level options available across multiple disciplines.
University of Arizona and partner university faculty co-design and co-teach courses that have been articulated to meet the academic standards and requirements of both institutions, encouraging pedagogical mentoring and shared student support.
When possible, a shared space facilitates faculty and student connections for teaching, study groups, tutoring, and socializing.
In collaboration with the UA Center for the Study of Higher Education, microcampus programs and activities are continually assessed and refined. These developments are based on the latest research-informed strategies for success, including student outcomes, cross-border faculty collaboration, and meaningful community impact.
The University of Arizona provides content on the UArizona learning platform (Desire2Learn) that can be accessed asynchronously. Partner university faculty deliver in-person classroom instruction synchronously. These courses align with the partner university’s schedule.
University of Arizona courses are taught fully online by UArizona professors. Partner students participate as a cohort alongside other UArizona students. These courses align with the UArizona schedule.
The University of Arizona provides full-time, in-person instruction from UArizona faculty for UArizona courses at the partner university. These courses align with the partner university’s schedule.
Students learn from Arizona and partner university faculty, access Arizona and partner university resources, earn two or more degrees, and become part of two alumni networks.
The University of Arizona ranks number 69 out of more than 20,000 schools, according to the Center for World University Rankings—making it a top 1% university worldwide!
Our teaching style embraces technology and encourages active learning, empowering students to apply concepts they learn in the classroom to real-world situations.
Undergraduate and graduate degree programs vary by location and include everything from engineering, business, and law to the arts, social sciences, and public health.
Students may complete their program entirely in their home country or study abroad at our Tucson, Arizona campus in the U.S. for a summer, semester, or longer.
Students pay significantly less than earning the same degree in the U.S. and also earn a degree from a partner university.
“I wanted to stay in my home country and not go anywhere too far from my family, so UA Phnom Penh was the best chance for me to earn a U.S. degree.”
“This program created so many opportunities. My classmates and I can choose to pursue a license, another position, or to further our education in the U.S. or China. It was a transformative experience.”
“I always wanted to continue my studies abroad, but UA in Amman gave me a chance to develop myself and get a degree from an American university while staying close to my family, friends, and my career.”