University of Arizona

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Arizona, University of,

at Tucson; land-grant and state-supported; coeducational; chartered 1885, opened 1891. Because of the proximity of Pueblo villages and rich archaeological sites, Native American archaeology and ethnology are important fields of research. The university is also involved in astronomical research, through the facilites of Steward Observatory.
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University of Arizona

(body, education)
The University was founded in 1885 as a Land Grant institution with a three-fold mission of teaching, research and public service. Today, the University is one of the top 20 research universities in the nation, with a student enrollment of more than 35,000, a faculty and staff of 12,500, and a 345-acre campus.

Address: Tucson, Arizona, USA.
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