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 we exclude, but rather by whom we include 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.
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Students who learn online have access to all of ASU Libraries' resources through the Libraries' website. This includes research databases, electronic journals, e-books. Library One Search allows you to search for books, journal articles and other materials through one easy-to-use search box.Library Guides provide quick access to the best resources in many subject areas.
ASU’s approach to residential living is centered on Residential Colleges which place you next door to classmates, faculty and advisors from the same college. This promotes creative connections and innovation both inside and outside of the classroom while providing a supportive, close-knit environment designed to help you succeed at ASU. As an ASU residential student, you will have access to academic resources programs and events tailored to your personal development and educational interests. Living on campus will help you make the most of your years as a Sun Devil.
Alumni AssociationThe 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.
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Arizona State offered me the environment I needed to thrive and to learn while earning my degree
I have had so many great opportunities to learn and expand my horizons as both a sustainability student at ASU and a member of the Barrett honors honor's college. I am lucky enough to have studied abroad twice and am currently preparing for a semester abroad.
I had several inspiring teachers during my time at ASU. However, I feel that the program left out some important features relevant to today's workplace such as job-specific training and hands on experience opportunities.