Arizona State University is a public research university located in the Phoenix metropolitan area of Arizona. It is the largest public university in the United States by enrollment, with over 90,000 students enrolled in more than 500 academic programs.
Arizona State University (ASU) is a public research university located in the Phoenix metropolitan area of Arizona. Founded in 1885 as the Territorial Normal School, ASU is the largest public university in the United States by enrollment, with over 100,000 students enrolled in more than 500 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. ASU is classified as a research university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
ASU is organized into 16 colleges and schools, including the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the W. P. Carey School of Business, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, and the Thunderbird School of Global Management. ASU offers more than 350 undergraduate majors, over 100 graduate programs, and more than 100 certificate programs.
ASU is home to a number of research centers and institutes, including the Biodesign Institute, the Global Institute of Sustainability, the Center for Cognitive Ubiquitous Computing, the Center for Education Through Exploration, and the Center for Law, Science and Innovation. ASU also has a number of research partnerships with other universities and organizations, including the Mayo Clinic, the National Institutes of Health, and the National Science Foundation.
ASU is a member of the Pac-12 Conference and sponsors 19 varsity sports teams. The Sun Devils have won a total of 24 NCAA championships, including three in baseball, two in men’s basketball, and one in women’s basketball. ASU also has a number of student organizations, including the Sun Devil Marching Band, the Sun Devil Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, and the Sun Devil Student Government.
ASU is committed to providing a quality education to its students and to making a positive impact on the community. The university has a number of initiatives in place to promote sustainability, diversity, and community engagement. ASU is also committed to providing access to higher education to all students, regardless of their background or financial situation.