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For the third straight year, U.S. News & World Report ranks ASU No. 1 on its “Most Innovative Schools” list, ahead of No. 2 Stanford and No. 3 MIT. ASU again topped the list based on a survey of peers: College presidents, provosts and admissions deans around the country nominated up to 10 colleges or universities that are making the most innovative improvements. Read more
ASU graduate programs place among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2018 “Best Graduate Schools” rankings. Twenty-one graduate programs are top-10 in the country, ranking among the best schools for law, education, business, public affairs, fine arts and others. Read more.
ASU is in the top 1 percent of the world's most prestigious universities as ranked by Times Higher Education in the only global performance tables that measure research-intensive universities across core missions: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. Read more
ASU, Harvard, Stanford and the University of Chicago are the only four institutions in the nation with elite Rhodes, Marshall and Churchill scholarship winners. ASU’s six faculty and 15 student Fulbright scholars in the U.S. government’s flagship international exchange program are yet another testament to the breadth and excellence of the university’s programs. Read more
The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018 lists ASU as a “best buy” among just 35 U.S., Canada, and U.K. public and private universities earning the premier designation. Fiske describes ASU as a university “where ‘massive innovation’ is the norm and where an interdisciplinary culture is seen as the best means of developing ‘world-changing ideas.’” Read more.
Recognized for “stellar academics, affordable cost and strong career prospects for graduates,” ASU is Arizona's only school in the 2018 Princeton Review “Colleges That Pay You Back.” ASU's focus on innovation and efforts to “personalize every student’s experience,” along with “endless opportunities for success," are among student reviews listed in the annual survey. Read more.
ASU has 14 students who are prestigious Fulbright scholars in 2017-18, earning the opportunity to study, teach and conduct research abroad in this nation’s flagship international educational exchange program. Since 2007, ASU has produced more Fulbright students than any other U.S. university, public or private. Read more.
U.S. News & World Report ranks ASU’s online bachelor’s degree program No. 4 in the nation. The top-5 recognition is based on factors including graduation rates, faculty credentials, available support services and affordability available remotely. Read more.
Princeton Review ranks ASU as a top U.S. university for undergraduate education in its "The Best 382 Colleges 2018.” ASU again earns prestigious standing in the review, based on a survey of 137,000 students who cited "outstanding academics, quality of student life and numerous internship opportunities."
ASU ranks No. 5 on the most recent list of top universities favored by employers for producing the best-qualified graduates, according to The Wall Street Journal. The WSJ survey identified the academic degrees and colleges that “best prepare students to land satisfying, high-paying jobs with growth potential.” Read more.
ASU is the No. 1 public research institution for international students, according the Institute of International Education. ASU's international student enrollment has more than doubled in the past five years, with students enrolling from more than 135 countries. Read more.
Breaking North America into seven regions, Popular Mechanics lists ASU as the No. 1 STEM university in the U.S. Southwest, citing ASU for its innovation and student preparation through STEM classes, academic clubs, undergraduate research and ties to industry: “ASU is a premier research institution and gold mine for curious students.” Read more.
The Shanghai Ranking, one of the most prestigious annual rankings of international research universities, lists the ASU W. P. Carey School of Business management degree program among the top 10 in the world, based on a global survey of more than 500 top universities in 52 subject areas. Read more.
ASU is considered a premier school by Ford Motor Company for its recruiting and hiring needs — Ford’s highest possible distinction for a university. ASU is one of just 22 schools with this distinction, a prestigious group that includes MIT, Notre Dame and UC-Berkeley. Ford is not alone in its high regard for ASU talent: Nearly 50 of the country’s top corporations have identified ASU as a “top” recruiting target. Read more.
College Factual ranks ASU in the top 20 for its “Best Colleges for Veterans” list and praises the university for participating in the four main federal veterans programs and for offering military service members an online option. ASU is the only school in Arizona to make the top 10. Read more.
ASU is among the top 150 universities in the world and top 60 in the United States, according to the Center for World University Rankings. The list ranks the top 1,000 higher education institutions worldwide — out of more than 18,000 — and is considered one of the most prestigious world university distinctions. Read more.
ASU's Thunderbird School of Global Management is a world leader in executive education, says The Financial Times in its 2018 edition of top international programs. Thunderbird's executive ed program placed in the top 4 percent of more than 1,000 world universities surveyed. Read more.
U.S. News & World Report has spotlighted the School of Public Affairs in ASU’s College of Public Service and Community Solutions. The school’s city management programs rank No. 4 in the country, higher than Harvard, University of California-Berkeley and Syracuse. Read more.
Recognizing ASU for “improving teaching and learning, producing research that makes a difference in communities and revitalizing its civic and academic mission," the Carnegie Foundation bestows its "Community Engagement" classification on the university through 2020. Read more.
U.S. News & World Report ranks the W. P. Carey School of Business No. 5 in the nation for its online MBA program. The ranking considers factors such as admission selectivity, reputation for excellence among peer institutions, and academic and career support services offered to students. Read more.
ASU is a prestigious "Changemaker Campus," as recognized by Ashoka U, the world's largest network of social entrepreneurs. "Reserved for pioneering higher education institutions with a track record of excellence and innovation in social innovation and changemaking," ASU is one of just 47 in the U.S. Read more.
For the fifth consecutive year, ASU's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College ranks among the nation's top five producers of Teach For America recruits, ahead of UC Berkeley, Cornell, Harvard and Yale, among others. TFA is among the country's largest providers of teachers in low-income communities. Read more.
ASU has made the Peace Corps’ annual list of "Top 25 Colleges and Universities" for four consecutive years. ASU ranks No. 22 among all large universities, with 33 alumni volunteering. Since its inception in 1961, more than 1,000 ASU alumni have served in the Peace Corps. Read more.
ASU is one of 15 higher education institutions honored by the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment for its “Celebrating Sustainability” series. Recognized by ACUPCC for cutting-edge work in promoting sustainability, ASU earned the distinction because of its commitment to rely on solar power in fueling its energy needs. Read more.
U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs” lists ASU No. 11 overall for undergraduate online programs. The rankings factor in graduation rates, indebtedness of new graduates, and academic and career support services offered to students. Read more.
The ASU School of Public Affairs graduate program in the College of Public Service and Community Solutions is a top-10 "Best Public Affairs Schools” in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 list. The school ranks ahead of Columbia, Duke, Cornell and Johns Hopkins, among others. Read more.
Slate.com has named ASU President Michael M. Crow one of the 25 “Most Innovative and Practical Thinkers of our Time” for his efforts to reshape the American public university, combining inventiveness with practicality. The article explores Crow’s ideas about how universities can better connect with the real world. Read more.
ASU is one of fastest-growing universities in the U.S. for technology transfer, climbing 22 spots since the last Milken Institute Report. In "startups launched" scores, ASU ranks ahead of Stanford, MIT, Cornell and UCLA. Read more.
ASU Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication students won more awards at the Broadcast Education Association’s 2018 Festival of Media Arts competition than any other school in the nation for the eighth time in nine years. Read more.
Forbes magazine recognized three ASU graduates on its recent “30 under 30” list, which features people in their 20s who are changing the world. 60secondrecap.com notes that ASU is one of the top-mentioned schools on the Forbes list, with more graduates on the prestigious roll call than Cornell, Duke, Dartmouth and Johns Hopkins.
ASU's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law ranks No. 25 nationwide among public and private law schools, according to the 2018 “Best Law Schools” list released by U.S. News & World Report. The list also recognizes ASU for its flagship programs, including legal writing (No. 6), dispute resolution (No. 10) and health law (No. 16). Read more.
ASU is a top-ranked 2016 "Military Friendly School" by G.I. Jobs magazine for the seventh consecutive year. The list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are leaders in providing educational support benefits and paths to success to military veterans. Read more.
ASU's W. P. Carey School of Business continues to climb among the world's most highly acclaimed full-time MBA programs, according to The Economist. Among the globe's top-50 programs, the W. P. Carey MBA program is recognized for its small, personalized classes and a high return on investment for tuition. Read more.
ASU President Michael M. Crow is a recipient of the Carnegie Corporation’s 2013 Academic Leadership Award, which honors university presidents who are committed to excellence and access, curricular innovation, and the promotion of strong links between their institutions and their local communities. Read more.
American City Business Journals named ASU as one of the top 100 public universities in the U.S. ASU is listed No. 57, based on retention and graduation rates, affordable tuition and housing costs, diverse faculties and student bodies, prestigious reputations, and selective admission processes. Read more.
Washington Monthly has recognized ASU President Michael M. Crow as one of the most innovative college presidents for his tangible impact on thousands of students’ lives. The publication praises President Crow for raising graduation rates and enrolling a significant number of students from below the poverty line. Read more.
For 13 consecutive years, students in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication have placed in the top 10 nationally in the Hearst Journalism Awards, widely recognized as the Pulitzer Prize of college journalism. Meanwhile, a Cronkite student has won the annual Hearst Journalism Awards national television championships for three years in a row. Read more.
U.S. News & World Report has ranked colleges and their programs for more than 30 years, providing a go-to guide to parents and students making an important decision about higher education. Not only has the publication ranked Arizona State University No. 1 in innovation for two years in a row, but it has given top scores to a wide variety of ASU programs, everything from bioengineering and computer science to nursing and social work. Read more
HiringSolved, a global tech recruiter, places ASU in the top 10 universities in the U.S. with the most undergraduates and graduate alumni hired by the 25 biggest Silicon Valley employers. Read more.