As an agile, adaptable institution, ASU prides itself on staying at the forefront of our rapidly evolving world.
This is reflected in top national and international rankings and by prestigious faculty honors. For example, ASU ranks in the top one-half percent of higher education institutions worldwide, ahead of Michigan State University and Georgetown. We are the top-ranked public research institution for international scholars and No. 3 overall for colleges or universities, ahead of Columbia and the University of Michigan. In 2017, ASU also launched a chapter of the National Academy of Inventors. The leadership of ASU’s pioneering faculty is consistently driving excellence in higher education worldwide through partnership, innovation and discovery.