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No. 1 in the U.S. and No. 2 in the world for global impact

ASU continues to be a leader in global impact, ranking No. 1 in the U.S. for the third consecutive year and leaping to No. 2 globally for our work in helping to create a better world.

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The ASU difference:

We are measured not by whom we exclude, but by whom we include and how they succeed

— Excerpt from ASU charter

Experience world-class academics

As a comprehensive public research university, ASU is committed to providing excellence in education through the Academic Enterprise, and enables the success of each unique student and increases access to higher education for all.

Discovery and innovation that serves the public

As ASU focuses on research and discovery of public value, the Knowledge Enterprise advances research, innovation, strategic partnerships, entrepreneurship, technology transfer, and international development.

Serving all learners at every stage of life

Assuming fundamental responsibility for the communities it serves, ASU's Learning Enterprise aims to serve all learners at every stage of life by providing high quality, accessible and affordable learning opportunities to everyone.


Carve your path

At Arizona State University, you'll join a community that will help you explore your interests and learn new skills. Through quality academics, enrichment opportunities, and support from friends and faculty, you'll graduate prepared to accomplish your goals throughout your life.

Stories of excellence

ASU student innovators win global competition

With the support of ASU’s Luminosity Lab, two first-year ASU students beat finalists from 44 other countries to earn the top prize with their idea for a revolutionary note-taking tool.

ASU graduate programs rank among best in nation

U.S. News & World Report places many ASU graduate programs in the top 10 and top 20, with the homeland security program ranked as the No. 1 in the nation.

ASU — a key player in microelectronics

With state-of-the-art facilities, strategic partnerships, educational programming and research capabilities, ASU is positioning Arizona as the ideal hub for the important microelectronics industry.

ASU ranks 6th in national research rankings

With ASU placing top 10 in total research expenditures among universities without a medical school, students have an abundance of opportunities to conduct research throughout their college experience.


Education is for everyone

ASU's pursuit of access and excellence for all students drives our impact on meaningful social progress and a more equitable global future.

Making the state’s economy more resilient

As part of Arizona’s New Economy Initiative, ASU is playing a key role in transforming the state’s economy into a more resilient model better equipped to handle economic downturns.

Reimagining education for everyone

New programs for all ages

Ambition, curiosity, creativity and passion don't fit in any one box. No matter who you are or how you learn, ASU is ready to serve learners at every stage of life. ASU for You is the first step in a larger movement — a movement that's breaking down education barriers and building up high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities for everyone, from K-12 to midcareer to postretirement and every individual in between.