Degree choices. Built-in support. Student-focused faculty. An experience designed for master learners.

Unique student experience

ASU is committed to helping students create success — not just academically, but throughout their lives. Learning to thrive means access to an education that inspires students to become master learners, capable of learning anything at any time; during their time in classrooms, laboratories and on campus, as well as after graduation. This approach is vital in a rapidly changing world where new careers are constantly evolving and emerging while others become obsolete.

The university takes a “students-first” approach, creating a variety of groundbreaking opportunities designed to help students learn and thrive in personalized ways. Studying at an innovation powerhouse delivers access to use-inspired technology, the vast resources of a Research I university and programs that are unique to students’ needs.

President Michael Crow

“Our objective is to create an environment in which a person can learn anything, and thus we must avail ourselves of every tool, mechanism and means.”

— Michael M. Crow, president, ASU

Hundred dollar bills

88+ percent of ASU students receive some level of financial aid

Small group of students collaborating with their professor

22-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio ensures personal attention

The dining hall at Barrett, The Honors College

6,800+ students in Barrett, The Honors College at ASU

GIT Students work at a computer lab on the Polytechnic campus

350+ forward-thinking undergraduate degree programs

David Fought, graduate student, studies a tree

400+ graduate degree and certificate programs

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400+ meaningful student research opportunities

Degree options and innovative academic experience

Accelerated degree programs and concurrent degree choices provide students with the ability to create their own college-graduation timeframe.

ASU’s nationally recognized eAdvisor™ system guides, tracks and supports a student’s progress, helping identify a major where each can succeed and graduate on time. An innovative app, me3®, is another student support initiative that guides, counsels and advises students on degree major and career choices. Project-based courses such as ProMod offer class credit while providing real-world experience and satisfying general studies requirements. Comprehensive degree programs are developed as new career fields emerge.

More than 350 undergraduate degrees and 400-plus graduate degree and certificate programs exist across five metro Phoenix campuses. A top-ranked honors college, student research opportunities, internships and entrepreneurial endeavors and workshops prepare ASU students to succeed in their professional and personal lives. In short, ASU is where student learn to thrive.

Square-ASU is #1 in innovation for 2016, 2017 and 2018

“I love all the lab space and equipment available for students to use, and how easy it is for the professors to get to know you as a student.”

— Bobbie, mechanical engineering student with a focus in entrepreneurship

College adventure beyond the classroom

Just as ASU excels in classroom excellence, beyond the classroom lie programs and opportunities that match the enthusiasm and passion, the talents and commitment of the ASU student body.

Here, students enjoy the opportunity to dive deeper into the things they love, the things that matter in their lives. Being involved at ASU is a Maroon-and-Gold way of life. From student clubs at every turn for every passion to entrepreneurial and study abroad programs, and from big-time entertainment and Sun Devil varsity sports to community service organizations like Changemaker Central, students are able to customize their unique university experience at ASU. Off campus, in one of the largest and most vibrant metropolitan areas in the country, ASU students will find natural beauty, hiking, kayaking and exploring activities, music and arts festivals, shopping and dining and nightlife experiences.

Students dance in hip hop club

1,000+ student clubs and organizations

Sorority and Fraternity members participate in Greek Week

70+ values-based fraternities and sororities

Students coding for a hackathon

$1 million-plus of prototyping equipment and ideation space for budding innovators

A student smiles in front of Machu Picchu

250+ study abroad programs in more than 55 countries

A variety of student athletes from different sports with a coach

500+ student athletes across 26 NCAA varsity sports

A map of ASU locations around the Valley

Located in the cosmopolitan heart of Arizona

Most-qualified grads and outcomes

Like the university, its leadership and its faculty, ASU’s students have earned an enviable and well-deserved reputation as among the most qualified in the country to lead the next generation of change.

ASU graduates are prepared to succeed, ready to thrive personally and professionally. They are master learners who prosper from the benefit of an interdisciplinary approach to challenges and solutions, and who are deserving of the top-tier attention they receive upon graduation from businesses and professional recruiters in the U.S. and abroad.

Alumni Courtney Klein

“The leadership here has been phenomenal. ASU prepared me to enter a bigger world.”

— Courtney Klein, founder/CEO, Seed Spot; 2016 ASU Young Alumni Achievement Award; ‘05 BIS, ‘10 MNpS

A student speaks to a recruiter at a career fair

Top-10 in U.S. for graduate employability, ahead of MIT, UCLA, Columbia

A top school to land a Silicon Valley job

Listed among the top alma maters in the U.S. for Silicon Valley careers

Students with the resumes at a Career Fair

“Top-tier” designation for graduate recruitment by leading U.S. companies

Graduating student holding up mortarboard that says "Hired!"

88 percent of grads seeking a job receive an offer within 90 days of graduating

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53 percent of ASU students complete at least one internship before graduating

Students in a startup discuss ideas around a whiteboard

$2.5 million in student entrepreneurial projects in last 10 years

Every student has a different idea of what the perfect college experience is. Explore ASU’s campuses, each a unique environment, and its myriad of colleges and schools that collectively offer 300+ degrees to choose from. To create an optimum learning environment, ASU offers a full spectrum of student services that cover everything from health and housing to disability and career resources. Admission services offers details on how and when to apply.