Arizona State University

Arizona State University has created a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and access. ASU is visionary, scaling its commitments to a world that needs big ideas and bold action. It has the strength in numbers to achieve meaningful change, with four distinctive campuses in Metropolitan Phoenix serving more than 73,000 students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. ASU transcends boundaries, with research inspired by real world application to address the challenges facing Arizona, the nation and the world.

Arizona State University has developed a new model for the American research university, creating an institution that is committed to excellence, access and impact. ASU measures itself by those it includes, not by those it excludes. ASU pursues research that contributes to the public good; and ASU assumes major responsibility for the economic, social and cultural vitality of the communities that surround it. ASU is a New American University.

Foundation year: 1885
Short name: ASU / Arizona State
Type: Public
Students: 46360
Faculty: 2230
Faculty/Students Ratio :21:1
Region: North America
Location: Tempe / Phoenix / Mesa, AZ