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U of A announces new Oro Valley campus

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Posted at 8:49 AM, Sep 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-28 11:49:44-04

The University of Arizona announced on Monday the opening of its new campus in Oro Valley where the university’s veterinary education program will live.

The U of A will open its program at their Oro Valley campus, located about 30 minutes north of their main Tucson campus. This program will support a combined human-animal health research initiative, called “One Health,” that will provide new insights in both human and animal disease, diagnostics and treatment.  

The new campus is planned to have a dedicated facility for clinical veterinary training in 2017. The U of A expects the program to save students and families up to a quarter of a million dollars in tuition.

Near the campus is Oro Valley’s Innovation Park, which is home to global bioscience businesses Sanofi and Ventana Medical Systems. 

For more information on the program, visit U of A's website.