Arizona State University
Arizona State University is a highly innovative, forward-thinking research university. For the second year in a row, ASU is ranked the #1 school in the U.S. for innovation, ahead of institutions as Stanford (#2) and MIT (#3). The Global University Employability Survey 2016 ranked ASU ninth in the country for preparing graduates for jobs, ahead of MIT, Columbia and UCLA. And with more than 12,000 students from over 135 countries attending the university, ASU is ranked #3 in the U.S. for international student choice.
Being a major research university that focuses on use-inspired research, recent high-profile research projects at ASU includes: designing, building and operating a spacecraft for NASA that will map the moon for water and ice discovering and creating an Ebola vaccine from the tobacco plant
inventing a jetpack that enables soldiers to run faster
ASU offers well over 300 undergraduate degree programs. Some highly ranked majors include business, engineering, journalism, nursing and education. Academically excelling students can participate in our Barrett, The Honors College. Recently called “the gold standard” of honors institutions by The New York Times, Barrett is a small living-learning community where students get personalized attention from professors and exclusive opportunities that augment their classroom studies, along with access to ASU’s major research university resources.