Arizona State University

Arizona State University  (- ASU -  or Arizona State) is a public metropolitan research university located on five campuses across the Phoenix, Arizona, metropolitan area, and four regional learning centers throughout Arizona.
 The 2016 university ratings by U.S. News & World Report rank ASU No. 1 among the Most Innovative Schools in America.

The most popular majors at Arizona State University--Tempe include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Engineering; Social Sciences; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Visual and Performing Arts.
The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 86 percent.


ASU is the largest public university by enrollment in the U.S. 
Arizona States's charter, is based on the "New American University" model created by ASU President Crow.
It defines ASU as "a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but rather by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves."



Forty percent of ASU students who applied for a prestigious Fulbright student award received one — the highest rate among all colleges, including Harvard, Columbia and Stanford.
ASU’s 10 Fulbright scholars will embark internationally to create mutual understanding between U.S. and other countries, while developing creative responses to global challenges.

Teachers were needed.
Arizona State University was established as the Territorial Normal School at Tempe on March 12, 1885, when the 13th Arizona Territorial Legislature passed an act to create a normal school to train teachers for the Arizona Territory.
The Campus
The campus consisted of a single, four-room schoolhouse on a 20-acre plot largely donated by Tempe residents George and Martha Wilson. Classes began with 33 students on February 8, 1886.

The Arizona State University is a Public university located in Tempe.
The Arizona State University was founded in 1885.
The current president of Arizona State University is Michael M. Crow.
According to verified online sources, the Arizona State University enrolls a total of 83301 students.
According to the main website, the Arizona State University has a total student population of 67507 undergraduate students and 15794 graduate students.

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