About Arizona State University:

Arizona State University is a public institution that was founded in 1885. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 42,477, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 661 acres. Arizona State University—Tempe, which has one of the largest undergraduate populations in the nation, offers students a wide range of academic and extracurricular options. Collectively, the campuses in Tempe and three other locations in the Phoenix area offer students more than 300 undergraduate academic programs to pick from and more than 500 clubs and organizations to check out. For time away from Arizona, students can choose from more than 250 study abroad options. Freshmen are required to live on campus, unless they commute from a parent's home, are married or fall under other exceptions. Arizona State also offers a wide range of highly ranked graduate programs through schools including the W. P. Carey School of Business, the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. Among the scores of notable people who have attended ASU are actor David Spade, talk show host Jimmy Kimmel and baseball star Barry Bonds.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
World University Rankings 165 181 167 152 162 153 146 180 158 154 156 161 162

ByField

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agriculture 93 81 84 89 - 72 92 79 79 84 83 77
Engineering 67 59 56 64 74 82 94 102 128 120 121 125
Life Sciences 299 267 287 251 225 201 214 201 186 183 174 191
Medicine - - - - - - - - - 300 301-350 301-350
Natural Sciences 77 89 82 86 99 125 144 136 144 153 154 167
Social Sciences 53 46 40 45 31 32 42 34 23 26 21 25

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Agricultural Sciences - - - 257 - 299 - 351-400 351-400 291
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - 143
Chemical Engineering 263 190 169 175 242 240 206 170 148 140
Chemistry 59 71 79 98 116 126 110 125 147 160
Civil Engineering 18 33 44 51 45 44 48 54 45 55
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - 401-450
Computer Science 77 79 80 83 74 72 75 81 85 89
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - 12
Electrical Engineering 70 116 110 99 91 109 116 105 96 107
Environment / Ecology - 38 28 30 43 34 36 37 36 41
Geosciences 60 55 62 66 77 82 82 83 77 77
Immunology - - - - - - - - - -
Materials Science 69 80 108 113 115 127 138 133 141 151
Mathematics 78 98 94 93 135 163 224 182 180 209
Mechanical Engineering 61 162 102 120 88 109 131 130 154 175
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - 150
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - 146
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - 210
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - - - 351-400 351-400 351-400
Physics 111 143 158 187 197 180 203 195 213 301-350
Plant & Animal Science - 193 165 178 165 174 186 190 210 163
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - 52
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - 32
Space Science - - - - - - - - - 148