ASU Rankings

Arizona State University is recognized globally as a top-ranked knowledge enterprise focused on solutions to society’s greatest challenges, advancing a better life for all.
ASU number one in innovation
#1 in the U.S. for innovation

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

#4
city management and urban policy programs in the nation
Ahead of Harvard, University of California-Berkeley and Syracuse
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#4 city management and urban policy programs in the nation

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.

#5
online MBA program in nation
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#5 online MBA program in nation

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.

#13
public affairs school in the nation
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#13 public affairs school in the nation

The School of Public Affairs, based in ASU’s College of Public Service and Community Solutions, is among the top 15 “Best Public Affairs Schools” in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 list. Read more.

#20
fine arts school in nation
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#20 fine arts school in nation

ASU's School of Art in the Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts ranks No. 20 nationwide among fine arts graduate schools on the 2017 list released by U.S. News & World Report. The School of Art climbed two spots from the year before. Read more.

#25
law school in nation
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#25 law school in nation

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.

#25
business school in nation
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#25 business school in nation

W. P. Carey School of Business ranks in the top 25 among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Graduate Schools" for business in the nation. Read more.

Graduate and undergraduate rankings
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Graduate and undergraduate rankings

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

#4
online undergraduate degree program in the nation
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#4 online undergraduate degree program in the nation

U.S. News & World Report ranks ASU’s online bachelor’s degree program No. 4 in the nation, ranking ahead of Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University and the University of Illinois, among others. Read more.