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Welcome to Arizona State University

Study at the USA’s top public university choice for international students. Located in America’s southwest, Arizona State University (ASU) offers first-rate facilities, incredible student support and elite athletics. This diverse, high ranked US university provides a truly exceptional education.

Search for degrees at Arizona State University

International admission at Arizona State University can help you apply for entry directly to a bachelor’s or master’s degree, or for progression to an ASU degree through an academic pathway or English preparation program.

Top reasons to study here

U.S. News Education, 5 years, 2016–2020

#3 in the world for employer-student connections

QS World University Rankings 2020

#1 US public university chosen by international students

— join students from 136 countries
(Institute of International Education 2018 survey results)

1,000+ student clubs and organizations

— be part of a vibrant student community

Guaranteed progression to ASU

Subject ranking highlights

Subject areaRankingSource
Accounting#23 in the USAU.S. News Education 2019
Aerospace Engineering#27 in the USAU.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2019
Business #30 in the USAU.S. News Education 2019
Business and Economics#44 in the worldTimes Higher World University Rankings 2018
Computer Science and EngineeringTop 75 in the worldShanghai Academic World Ranking 2018
Criminology#5 in the USAU.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2019
Engineering#38 in the USAU.S. News Education 2019
Environmental Science & Engineering#36 in the worldShanghai Academic World Ranking 2018
International Business#15 in the USAU.S. News Education 2019
Law#60 in the worldTimes Higher World University Rankings 2018
Management#10 in the USAU.S. News Education 2019
Marketing#17 in the USAU.S. News Education 2019
Social sciences#66 in the worldTimes Higher World University Rankings 2018
Supply Chain / Logistics#2 in the USU.S. News Education 2019

Your ASU experience

Ugandan student ASU

Pauline from Uganda

Studying Accounting at Arizona State University
 

My experience at ASU has been phenomenal. The campus is a global community. Engaging in student organizations, cultural events, and community service outings have helped me build a network of mentors and friends, learn about the world beyond my own, acquire new skills and improve my leadership skills.

Chinese student Arizona State University

Rui from China

Studying English Literature at Arizona State University
 

ASU is known for its innovation and creativity as one of the leading universities in the USA. Studying at ASU opens a new door to me to view things from a different perspective and will help me become successful in the workplace.

Notable alumni

  • Fatmir Sejdiu (Kosovo, born in SFR Yugoslavia)

    Semester at Arizona State University

    Sejdiu was a Professor of Law at the University of Prishtina when he spent a semester in residence at ASU in 2003. He was among 17 participants from Kosovo who were part of an educational partnership administered by ASU’s Melikian Center for Russian, Eurasian and East European Studies through a grant from the U.S. Department of State.

    Lifetime achievements

    The 1st President of Kosovo. Recipient of ASU’s Distinguished Global Leadership Award for his work in enhancing international and intercultural understanding through his professional endeavors.

  • Halla Tomasdottir (Iceland)

    Graduated from ASU

    Earned an International Master of Business Administration (MBA) from ASU’s Thunderbird School of Global Management.

    Lifetime achievements

    CEO of The B Team, “a not-for-profit initiative formed by a global group of business leaders to catalyze a better way of doing business, for the well-being of people and the planet”.

  • James Harden (USA)

    Attended Arizona State University

    Studied for 2 years before joining the NBA as a professional basketball player.

    Lifetime achievements

    Hugely successful basketball player. At ASU in 2009, he was named the Pacific-10 Conference’s Player of the Year. In 2018, Harden was named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player. He is a 7-time NBA All-Star and has twice played for the US national basketball team, winning gold medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2014 FIBA World Cup.

  • Kate Spade (USA)

    Graduated from ASU

    Graduated in 1985 with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcasting.

    Lifetime achievements

    American fashion designer and businesswoman, she is the founder and former co-owner of the designer brand Kate Spade New York.

  • Phil Mickelson (USA)

    Graduated from ASU

    Graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, on a golf scholarship.

    Lifetime achievements

    An American professional golfer. He has won 44 events on the PGA Tour, including 5 major championships: 3 Masters titles (2004, 2006, 2010), a PGA Championship (2005), and an Open Championship (2013).

  • Ramon Laguarta (Spain)

    Graduated from ASU

    Earned a master’s in International Management in 1986 from ASU’s Thunderbird School of Global Management.

    Lifetime achievements

    The CEO of PepsiCo since October 3, 2018. He has previously worked for the Spanish confectionery company Chupa Chups.

  • Reka Cseresnyes (Hungary)

    Graduated from ASU

    Earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Purchase/Logistic Management in 1999.

    Lifetime achievements

    Founder of SCR Sport in Budapest, Hungary and the first 4-time All-American in Sun Devil women’s tennis history. In 2013, Cseresnyes was inducted into the Sun Devil Athletics Hall of Fame.

  • Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori (UAE)

    Graduated from ASU

    Earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management Systems.

    Lifetime achievements

    An Emirati Engineer and Minister of the Economy of the United Arab Emirates since 2008.

  • Ted Sarandos (USA)

    Attended Arizona State University

    Majored in journalism before pursuing a film and television career.

    Lifetime achievements

    Chief Content Officer for Netflix. Under his leadership, the company received 54 Primetime Emmy Awards nominations in 2016.

  • Venkat Nallapati (India)

    Graduated from ASU

    Earned an MBA in Global Management from ASU’s Thunderbird School of Global Management in 2008 before pursuing a film and television career.

    Lifetime achievements

    Founder and CEO of KryptoPal, a blockchain-based platform that can be integrated with different types of applications around the world to perform various cryptocurrency transactions.

On behalf of our entire staff and faculty, welcome to ASU. Along with students from across the USA and every corner of the globe, you are coming for a unique educational experience. Our purpose is to help you find your path to success at ASU and beyond, and I hope you will embrace all the opportunities that our University has to offer. We look forward to seeing you on campus and celebrating with you at graduation.

Michael Crow President, Arizona State University

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