As a public research university serving the diverse citizens of Arizona and beyond, the mission of the University of Arizona is to provide a comprehensive, high-quality education that engages our students in discovery through research and broad-based scholarship. We aim to empower our graduates to be leaders in solving complex societal problems. Whether in teaching, research, outreach or student engagement, access and quality are the defining attributes of the University of Arizona’s mission.
Our undergraduates study ways to design computer networking protocols, create and distribute innovative software, develop wireless and mobile computing, create novel programming languages, develop computational biology algorithms, invent highly efficient algorithms for computer graphics, and push the limits of high-performance computing.
Our dynamic program of graduate study integrates quality research and teaching. Our alumni include researchers at AT&T Labs, HP Labs, and IBM Almaden, and faculty at Davis, Purdue, and Virginia.
Specifically involved in the NCWIT Academic Alliance are the School of Information, the Department of Computer Science, and the Department of Management Information Systems.