University of Arizona
The University of Arizona is a public research university in Tucson, Arizona, United States. Founded in 1885, the UA was the first university in the Arizona Territory. The university is home to the James E. Rogers College of Law and numerous other nationally ranked graduate and professional schools. As of Fall 2015, enrollment was more than 42,100 students, with the largest freshmen class ever at 8,100 students. The mission of the University of Arizona is, “To improve the prospects and enrich the lives of the people of Arizona and the world through education, research, creative expression, and community and business partnerships.” Arizona is one of the elected members of the Association of American Universities (an organization of North America’s premier research institutions) and is the only representative from the state of Arizona to this group.
Fort Hays State University
FHSU is the leading forward-thinking, entrepreneurial university of the Midwest. FHSU has an enrollment of more than 13,000 students and offers hundreds of certificate and degree programs at the associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s levels through 28 academic departments. The university attracts goal-oriented students who want premier learning opportunities both inside and outside the classroom combined with extraordinary one-to-one attention and support.