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Recognition and awards for ASU Online degrees
U.S. News & World Report compiles rankings based on a comprehensive evaluation of more than 1,600 online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs from regionally accredited institutions. The rankings are based on important factors for potential students, like you, such as faculty credentials, peer review, student engagement, student services and technology, which are collected directly from each institution.
Global Impact Rankings 2022
#1 nationally and #2 internationally for efforts toward UN sustainability goals
In the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings, ASU retained the top national spot for the third consecutive year ahead of Michigan State University, Penn State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and New York University.
Globally, ASU ranked #2 overall ahead of University College London, University of Toronto and University of Queensland. ASU also achieved #1 rankings in three SDGs: sustainable cities and communities, life below water and life on land — as well as #4 in climate action, #6 in eradicating poverty, #7 in clean water and sanitation and #9 in peace, justice and strong institutions. ASU's commitment to our charter contributes to a sustainable future for all.
ASU is a leading research university
In the past decade, ASU has more than doubled its research funding as one of the fastest-growing research universities in the nation. ASU inspires its community to take a solutions-focused approach to research, entrepreneurship and economic development.
Building on a legacy of excellence, ASU has received substantial research dollars from federal agencies. ASU’s rise in the National Science Foundation Higher Education Research and Development Survey rankings demonstrate its strength in discovering scientific insights for pressing global challenges. ASU’s research expenditures have yielded the most significant impact in rovers on Mars, fighting COVID-19, giving robots range of movement and more. Here’s how ASU’s R&D expenditures compare: