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Arizona State University

Bachelor's programmes

Social Sciences (115)
Humanities (85)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (83)
Business & Management (82)
Arts, Design & Architecture (73)
Engineering & Technology (47)
Medicine & Health (45)



On Feb. 8, 1886 — almost 30 years before Arizona was granted statehood — the Territorial Normal School, Arizona’s first higher education institution, opened its doors to 33 students in a four-classroom building in Tempe.


ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.


Arizona State University provides an innovative and dynamic environment for over 25,000 dedicated employees, each plays a vital role in the University's mission. Explore exciting employment opportunities with us today by selecting an area of interest.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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220 -5
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Student services

As the #1 public university chosen by international students, we serve international students across ASU’s five campuses and location in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. We work to facilitate the success of our more than 10,000 international students and scholars during their time in the United States. We serve more than 700 international scholars and faculty members that come to ASU for our research facilities and expanding international partnerships.

Housing services

West Residential Colleges

  • New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
Casa de Oro
  • Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
Casa de Oro
  • Barrett, The Honors College
Casa de Oro
  • W. P. Carey School of Business
Casa de Oro
  • Thunderbird School of Global Management
Casa de Oro
  • Sophomore Year and Beyond
Las Casas

Library services

At Arizona State University, we are building a new library for the 21st century – one that is as inspiring as it is welcoming, both an incubator of creativity and a monument to human complexity. As new technologies, disciplines and opportunities for discovery continue to emerge, the learning and research needs of ASU students and faculty demand a library that is both agile and robust.

Medical services

Arizona State University provides a safe, healthy, and secure environment. Maintaining a healthy and secure campus community for students, staff, and faculty means knowing what to do in the event of an emergency and having the right tools to respond. In order to achieve this, the university offers education and multiple resources to ensure that all members of the university are safe and secure.

Student Life

Campus life

Students at the Polytechnic campus focus on interdisciplinary science, engineering,management, technology, entrepreneurship, and education, in a supportive environment. Here,students form connections that last a lifetime and build skills that define their future careers.With high-tech facilities and project-based learning, the Polytechnic campus provides theideal environment for intellectual exploration.

Sports facilities

  • Frank Kush Field/Sun Devil Stadium
  • Wells Fargo Arena
  • Mona Plummer Aquatic Center
  • Papago Golf Course
  • Phoenix Municipal Stadium
  • Sun Devil Soccer Stadium
  • Weatherup Center

Student clubs

Alumni Association

The ASU Alumni Association works to forge a stronger alumni and university community. Through the three foundational principles - honoring traditions, advancing the university and enhancing the alumni experience - that guide our work, we endeavor to preserve the university’s rich history and enhance the university’s future.


Arizona State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges.

Arizona is a member of SARA and ASU is an approved SARA institution.

Student Reviews

Quite disappointed
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I'm currently in my last year of the online biochemistry major at ASU. I would grade the overall experience as average, but some professors are really bad. Some of them have very limited knowledge of the subjects they are teaching, are unable to answer questions and very unpleasant to interact with. Complaining about this gave absolutely no results. The content of the...

Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

everyone knows that nowadays english teachers must have hight qualifications and knowledge by 5 steps reading ,writing ,speaking,listening and grammar. but we were taught only grammar , writing and reading. i want to improve my english by contacting native speakers and learntheir metadalogy of teaching

Greatest Strength and Weakness: Extremely Passion for Music
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I had really wonderful instructors and really loved the support I received the short time I was there. While I appreciated the opportunity and ability to study remotely, the curriculum in the course was not geared towards my desire field and career path. It didn’t focus on music composition as much as I desired, and I couldn’t justify the cost of attendance with the...

Tempe Junction, Arizona, United States

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