Arizona State University

Tempe, Arizona, United States

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Ranked By 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities Rankings 101-150 101-150 101-150 101-150 101-150 NA
QS - World University Ranking NA NA 215 220 216 219
THE (Times Higher Education) - University Ranking NA 123 155 184 132 156
US News & World Report - Global Universities NA 146 146 146 165 156
US News & World Report - National University Ranking NA 115 117 103 117 121


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Arizona State University is known globally as a top knowledge company that focuses on solutions to society’s biggest challenges, promoting a better life for everyone.

Since the inception of the category in 2016 ASU has been on the top U.S. News & World Report list "Most Innovative Schools."

The graduate program of ASU, local government management, is number 3 in the country and number 1 in the Pac-12, ahead of Penn State, Georgetown, and USC by U.S. News & World Report.

It's one of nine ASU School of Public Affairs graduates classified among the top ten in the United States.

Times Higher Education rates ASU among the nation and the World's ninth-largest in the promotion of the Sustainable Development Objectives of the United Nations. The goals include global poverty and hunger impacts, clean energy solutions, and gender equality promotion.

ASU has been a leading-edge university for elite scholars for the last 10 years. This impressive list contains 262 Gilman Scholars; 192 Fulbright schoolchildren; 21 Goldwater Scholars; 14 Udall Students; 10 Udall Cambridge students; four Marshall scholars; 4 Truman scholars; 2 Rhodes Students; and 1 Churchill student.

ASU is ranked #16 among U.S. universities for undergraduate teaching by U.S. News & World Report. It is ahead of Caltech, Carnegie Mellon, and MIT in this ranking. This award recognizes the strong commitment of universities to high-quality undergraduate training.

ASU Online is ranked in the U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 online bachelor programs for five years in a row. The award-winning faculty of ASU has designed over 200 programs for students, graduates, and certificates online.


Frequently Asked Questions

The State University of Arizona ranks highly in comparison with other universities. According to the U.S. News & World Report, ASU was named No.1 for innovation for the third consecutive year in front of Stanford and MIT. According to the academic ranking of the World Universities and the World University Rankings Centre, ASU is a world top university. ASU is also one of international students' leading public universities.
ASU is committed to maintaining the smallest class sizes possible and therefore the student-to-faculty ratio is 18-to-1.