A Snapshot of Tucson Colleges and Universities Nearby

Stargate West Western Foothills Apartments

Tucson is full of leading edge educational institutions, and many of the students have chosen to live here at Stargate West Luxury Apartments while they attend their schooling. Stargate West is perfectly positioned as off-campus housing for post-secondary students. We have special rates for our students, offer lease renewals with no rent increases, and have a 30 day satisfaction guarantee. On top of that, there is a free bus for University of Arizona students, our apartments are fully furnished and feature washer/dryers in all units, there is an onsite computer centre and we even offer a GPA Rewards program giving cash rewards to students who receive a GPA of 3.0 or higher (view more of our student specials). If you’re a student looking for off-site accommodation, look no further than Stargate West. If you’re wondering what excellent schools we have nearby where many of our residents attend, here they are:

University of Arizona

The University of Arizona (UA) was established in 1885, before Arizona was even a state, and is one of the world’s most notable public research universities conducting more than $606 million in research each year. Staying on the forefront of discovery and innovation, UA’s BIO5 Institute develops and commercializes new technologies, diagnostics and healthcare treatments. The University has a 100% engagement initiative where every student has the opportunity to participate in internships, fieldwork, community service or student leadership roles.  The University of Arizona has an enrollment of approx. 43,088 students and is one of the largest Universities in the United States.

Pima Community College

Pima Community College is one of the largest multi-campus community colleges in the US. It features six campuses, four education centres, and many adult education learning centres. The college has online and traditional learning, and features over 144 different programs. The College offers two year programs awarding certificates and associate degrees. Pima Community College is committed to providing affordable, convenient and accessible high-quality education for its students.

Tucson College

Tucson College offers technical training programs combining education, hands-on training, and practical work experience. The College has developed strong relationships with the Tucson business community and because of this, is able to provide relevant and useful training to students looking to enter or re-enter the workforce. The school’s graduate placement strategy is dedicated to transitioning graduate students into the right career positions. The College offers both online and traditional learning, and has lots of support for students throughout their learning experience.

The Art Institute of Tucson

The hands-on learning environment at The Art Institute of Tucson gives aspiring artists the opportunity to learn from artists and professionals in an immersive and engaging environment. The goal of the school is to prepare students for a career in design, media arts, culinary arts, and fashion. Courses offered at the Art Institute of Tucson include: Visual Design, Interior Design, Marketing, Animation & Effects, Film & Production, Gaming & Technology, Fashion and Culinary Arts.

Carrington College Tucson

Carrington College Tucson is one of eight colleges in the US focusing on delivering exceptional healthcare educations. The College offers associate degree or certificate level education in some of the fastest growing health professions such as nursing, medical, dental, veterinary, and criminal justice programs. The small campus provides an intimate experience for students and the hands-on training offered means students learn by doing setting them up for successful careers in the healthcare industry.

Southwest University of Visual Arts

The Southwest University of Visual Arts is a leading University for Art and Design. The institution has values of high standards reflecting quality and integrity, adaptability, accountability, responsive communication and diversity. Southwest University of Visual Arts has a range of courses available in the discipline areas of Graphic Design, Motion Arts, Painting & Illustration and Photography.

There are so many choices for post-graduate study in Tucson and Stargate West is the preferred choice for off-campus housing for University and College students. Check out our functional floorplans, fabulous amenities and refreshing swimming pool. Make sure to fill out a rental application and we look forward to welcoming you here in the near future!