Arizona State University (ASU) was first founded by the Thirteenth Territorial Legislature in 1885 as Territorial Normal School to provide education in mechanical arts and agriculture. It was later renamed Arizona State Teachers College and again as Arizona State College in 1945. ASU offers several undergraduate and graduate degree programs, online programs, and certificate programs in a wide array of fields like architecture, arts, business, media, mathematics, education, engineering, entrepreneurship, health, medicine, law, sciences, social sciences, and sports. The research-intensive university has a large population of international students and numerous collaborations with international institutions and firms. This helps in providing students with a global perspective and excellent career opportunities.
Area – 700 Acres
No. of campuses – 4
ASU ranks No. 3 in the country for total interdisciplinary science research expenditures
Research Expenditure – $660M