Individual Arizona Medical School Websites
Arizona is the Grand Canyon State or the Copper State and was the 48th state to be admitted to the USA. It is the 16th most populated state in the USA. Phoenix is the capital of Arizona and also its largest city. Other large cities in Arizona include Tucson, Scottsdale and Tempe. Arizona has a desert climate with exceedingly hot temperatures in the summers, though the Northern half has much more moderate weather due to its mountain ranges (with ski resorts) and canyons. Arizona is one of the Four Corners states and borders California, New Mexico, Utah and Nevada. It also borders Mexico for 389 miles. Because of its proximity to Mexico, Latinos make up approximately 30% of Arizona’s population. Arizona’s largest employers include Walmart, Banner Health, and Well’s Fargo and Co. There are a number of national monuments and state parks in Arizona, including the Grand Canyon National Park, home to one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Grand Canyon. Arizona is home to many active Native American tribes including the Navajo, Hopi, and Apache tribes, with 25% of Arizona’s land serving as home to these tribes. Arizona has 4 professional sports teams: the Arizona Cardinals (football), the Arizona Diamondbacks (baseball), the Phoenix Suns (basketball), and the Phoenix Coyotes (hockey).
There are 4 medical schools in Arizona, depending on how you count. The University of Arizona has two medical school campus’ which you can now apply to separately. This is new as of the entering class of 2013 when the Phoenix campus gained full accreditation. The other University of Arizona campus is in Tucson. These are both allopathic medical schools. A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona and the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University are both osteopathic medical schools in Arizona.