About ASU

Arizona State University is one of the largest and most comprehensive urban-serving research universities in the United States. Located in the beautiful Southwest’s Phoenix metropolitan area, ASU is boldly pursuing its vision of a New American University, striving for student access and success, research and discovery that benefit the public good, and assuming responsibility for the economic, social and cultural vitality and health and well-being of the community.

Named one of the top 100 universities in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, ASU ranks among the top in the nation in student entrepreneurs and one of the top 10 producers of Fulbright Scholars in the U.S.

ASU attracts top faculty and experts on campus with two Nobel laureates, 11 National Academy of Sciences members, nine National Academy of Engineering members, 10 American Academy of Arts and Sciences members, 127 Fulbright American Scholars, 25 Guggenheim Fellows and three members of the Royal Society.

ASU’s research expenditures are in the top 20 among universities without a medical school, including MIT, UC-Berkeley, Georgia Tech, UT-Austin, Purdue, Cal Tech and Rockefeller.

ASU is building a multicultural community of students and scholars who take on local and global challenges and work together to create solutions. ASU students come from all 50 states, plus 130 countries. Join the students who have placed ASU among the top choices for international students.

ASU ranked 88th in the world and #48 among U.S. universities by the 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities from The Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

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