Founded in 1885, University of Arizona or UA as it is popularly called, is a public research university in Tuscon, Arizona. With an average enrollment of over 43,000 students, the university offers graduate, post graduate, doctoral and professional degrees in 334 areas of study. Being considered a ‘selective’ university, UA is very particular about the students who study there, so much so that many freshmen who join the university are usually National Merit Scholars. With a diverse student body wherein students from 114 countries are represented, teaching, research and innovation knows no boundaries in University of Arizona. Handpicked students of course need a panel of competent faculty who will help them expand their horizons academically; the faculty in UA consists of distinguished academics including Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winners. The university was ranked 124th among National Universities by U.S News & World Report in 2017. The main university campus occupies a sprawling 380 acres in central Tuscon and offers various programs in the fields of arts, humanities, space sciences, medicine, business and so many other unique programs. Besides excellence in academics, the University of Arizona is renowned for its athletes who have excelled in various sports such as basketball, baseball and softball. Many celebrated personalities have attended UA, such as John Hughes, Kourtney Kardashian, Kristen Wiig and so on. Here is a list of some notable alumni of the University of Arizona.
Kourtney KardashianKourtney Kardashian
(Model, Reality Star)

18 April 1979

American

Kristen WiigKristen Wiig
(Actress)

22 August 1973

American

Craig T. NelsonCraig T. Nelson
(Actor)

04 April 1944

American

Bob DoleBob Dole
(Politician, Lawyer)

22 July 1923

American

Steve KerrSteve Kerr
(Basketball Player)

27 September 1965

Lebanese,American

Geraldo RiveraGeraldo Rivera
(Journalist)

04 July 1943

American

Jerry BruckheimerJerry Bruckheimer
(Film & TV Producer)

21 September 1943

American

Richard JeffersonRichard Jefferson

21 June 1980

American

Barbara KingsolverBarbara Kingsolver
(Novelist, Poet, Essayist)

08 April 1955

American

Dexter KeatonDexter Keaton
(Daughter of Diane Keaton)

1995 AD

American

Barry Morris GoldwaterBarry Morris Goldwater
(Former United States Senator)

02 January 1909

American

David Foster WallaceDavid Foster Wallace
(Writer, Novelist, Essayist, University teacher)

21 February 1962

American

Nicole RichieNicole Richie
(Actor, Socialite, Model)

21 September 1981

American

Garry ShandlingGarry Shandling
(Actor, Screenwriter, Film producer, Comedian, Television producer, Film actor, Television actor, Television director, Film director)

29 November 1949

American

Luke WaltonLuke Walton
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)

28 March 1980

American

Gilbert ArenasGilbert Arenas
(Basketball player, Blogger)

06 January 1982

American

Rande GerberRande Gerber
(Model)

27 April 1962

American

Andre IguodalaAndre Iguodala
(Basketball player)

28 January 1984

American

Adam HousleyAdam Housley
(Correspondent, Baseball player, Journalist)

13 August 1972

American

Jason TerryJason Terry
(Basketball player)

15 September 1977

American

Kurt BuschKurt Busch
(Racecar driver)

04 August 1978

American

Mike BibbyMike Bibby
(Basketball player)

13 May 1978

American

Bo WelchBo Welch
(Film director, Screenwriter)

30 November 1951

American

Dick ScobeeDick Scobee
(Officer, Astronaut)

19 May 1939

American

Bob BaffertBob Baffert
(American horse trainer)

13 January 1953

American

Brian SchmidtBrian Schmidt
(Astronomer, University teacher)

24 February 1967

Australian,American

Amanda BeardAmanda Beard
(Swimmer, Model)

29 October 1981

American

Aline Kominsky-CrumbAline Kominsky-Crumb
(Comics artist)

01 August 1948

American

Stuart RoosaStuart Roosa
(Officer, Astronaut, Aviator)

16 August 1933

American

Joseph M. AcabaJoseph M. Acaba
(Astronaut, Teacher, Mathematician)

17 May 1967

Puerto Rican

Sherman FairchildSherman Fairchild
(Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Financier, Businessperson)

07 April 1896

American

David Douglas DuncanDavid Douglas Duncan
(Officer, War photographer, Photojournalist, Writer, Photographer, Journalist)

23 January 1916

American

Guy ConsolmagnoGuy Consolmagno
(Astronomer, School teacher, Writer, Planetary scientist)

19 September 1952

American