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Arizona State University

Arizona State University

Arizona State University


Highly ranked

  • 400+‘prestigious faculty’ National Academies-honored faculty
  • 1,000+ scholars National student scholars
  • 87 elite programs Ranked in the top 25 in the U.S., including 39 in the top 10
  • 270+ athletic championships National and conference titles
  • $4.48 billion FY21 economic impacts of $4.48 billion on the state’s gross product
  • 559,300+ alumni Leading, shaping, changing our world

Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the country’s most innovative school, Arizona State University is where students and faculty work with NASA to develop, advance, and lead innovations in space exploration.

This is where Nobel laureates and Pulitzer Prize winners teach master learners. This is where nationally ranked and internationally ranked programs prepare next-generation innovators to thrive while advancing pioneering research, strategic partnerships, entrepreneurship, and economic development.

ASU’s nationally ranked programs inspire the top-qualified graduates and have positioned the university as a “top-tier” recruiting and hiring institution by more than 50 of the country’s top corporations, according to professional recruiters and rankings services around the world.


  • More than 61,600 students applied as incoming first-year students to ASU for the fall 2021 semester.
  • More than two-thirds of first-year students admitted for fall 2021 had unweighted GPAs of 3.42 and above.
  • 89% of ASU undergraduate students received some level of financial assistance in fall 2020.
  • 33% of ASU undergraduate students received Pell Grants in fall 2020.


For fall 2021 campus immersion, 80% of first-year students who are Arizona residents earned one of ASU’s top academic scholarships collectively called the New American University Scholarships.

The most diverse class ever, 46% of ASU’s incoming first-year students in fall 2021 came from minority backgrounds.

Reflecting ASU’s commitment to higher education access, 30% of ASU’s student body are first-generation college students.

ASU ranks No. 1 among the state’s public universities for its 86.2% first-year students retention rate.

Students in Barrett, The Honors College at ASU average a weighted high school GPA of 4.29. Seventy-three percent of the nearly 1,100 National Scholars enrolled at ASU are Barrett students, including 402 National Merit Finalists and 392 recipients of the College Board Recognition Program for students who are African American or Black, Hispanic American or Latinx, Indigenous, or who attend school in a rural area or small town.


ASU offers more than 400 academic undergraduate programs and majors led by expert faculty in highly ranked colleges and schools.

Through more than 450 graduate degree programs and certificates, ASU master’s and doctoral students work directly with the nation’s top researchers.

U.S. News & World Report ranks 86 ASU degree programs in the top 25 in the country, including 39 programs ranked in the nation’s top 10.

ASU is ranked top 10 nationally for best online bachelor's programs by U.S. News & World Report. It offers nearly 300 online degree and certificate programs taught by award-winning ASU faculty.

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    • 411 N Central Ave, Ste 750, 85281, Central City

    • 4701 W Thunderbird Rd, Glendale, AZ 85306, United States, 85123, Arizona City

    • University Center, 411 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA, 85004, Tempe