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About ASU & Arizona

Arizona State University (ASU)

ASU is among the largest universities in the United States of America (U.S.) with more than 73,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 U.S. states and more than 120 countries. ASU is consistently one of the top-ranked public, research universities in the country, offering over 430 undergraduate degrees and over 590 graduate programs led by expert faculty and top researchers in first-class facilities. Learn more about ASU and take a virtual tour of our four campuses.

ASU has four comprehensive campuses located throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area and are accessible by free intercampus shuttles and various public transportation options. While international exchange students can study at any campus, most live and take courses at or near the Tempe campus due to the high number of classes and programs offered. Tempe is a lively university city, only a five-minute drive from Phoenix.

International Students at ASU

ASU welcomes more than 6,645 international students each semester from over 120 countries, the 11th highest international student population in the U.S. ASU’s international students are an important and integrated part of the community. They are proud to call themselves “Sun Devils”. Learn more about ASU’s international population and hear what international students love about ASU.

Arizona and the Phoenix Metropolitan Area

ASU is located in the state of Arizona in the southwest U.S. Arizona is famous for its beautiful weather and scenery; including more than 310 days of sunshine each year and the famous Sonoran desert. The city of Phoenix is the capital of Arizona and the fifth largest city in the U.S. More than four million diverse residents from around the world live in the Phoenix metropolitan area. ASU’s convenient location is within a short drive or flight to some famous locations such as Los Angeles, Las Vegas, the Grand Canyon, and México.
Learn more about the state of Arizona, and the cities of Phoenix and Tempe, and see what there is to do around ASU’s four campuses.