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.
No. 1 in the U.S. and top 5 in the world for global impact

ASU is ranked top in the nation and fifth in the world by Times Higher Education for advancing the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, including global impact on poverty and hunger, developing solutions for clean water and energy and promoting gender equality. Read more.

#3
in the world: excellence in employer-student connections
—QS World University Rankings, 2020
Education, Excellence
#3 in the world: excellence in employer-student connections

The annual QS World University Rankings recognizes ASU as the No. 3 university in the world for the quality of meaningful connections between potential employers and students — ahead of Stanford, MIT, Princeton and others. ASU also earns the No. 15 ranking for the excellence of its partnerships with employers — ahead of Cornell and UCLA, Read more

Ranking Keith Ryu
Top 10 in the U.S. for Silicon Valley hires
Ahead of Cornell, MIT, UCLA
—Quartz Media, 2017
Alumni, Excellence
Top 10 in the U.S. for Silicon Valley hires

Global business and economy digital news leader Quartz spotlights ASU as one of the top 10 universities in the U.S. for Silicon Valley hires, based on research conducted by HiringSolved. The survey measured undergraduate and graduate hires by the 25 biggest Silicon Valley employers. Read more.

Elite scholars
A top producer of the world’s elite scholars
—Frank Office of National Scholarships Advisement
Education, Excellence, Undergraduate, Leadership
A top producer of the world’s elite scholars

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

ASU a Top 10 Hearst Award Winner
Perennial Hearst Awards winner
—Hearst Journalism Awards, 2002-18
Success, Undergraduate, Excellence
Perennial Hearst Awards winner

Annually since 2002, students in ASU's Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication have placed in the top 10 in the U.S. among prestigious Hearst Journalism Award winners. Cronkite students have won the competition over all national entries twice Read more.

mba-rankings
A 'world's-best' full-time MBA program
—The Economist
Business, Graduate, Education, Excellence
A 'world's-best' full-time MBA program

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 a leader in undergraduate education
A leader in undergraduate education
—The Princeton Review, 2019
Education, Undergraduate, Leadership, Excellence
A leader in undergraduate education

Princeton Review ranks ASU as a top U.S. university for undergraduate education in its "The Best 385 Colleges 2020.” ASU again earns prestigious standing in the review, based on a survey of 140,000 students who cited "outstanding academics, quality of student life and numerous internship opportunities." Read more.