ASU recognized as top 100 most powerful global universities

June 12, 2018 · 1 min read · By ASU Online

Via ASU Now. Arizona State University has just been named in the top 100 most powerful global universities for research and teaching by Times Higher Education (THE). This definitive list is a product of the world’s largest invitation-only academic opinion survey.


A global university

ASU was the only university in Arizona to make the list and ranked in the 81-90 range. The survey itself included opinions from 10,162 scholars from 138 countries and involved multiple academic disciplines. ASU shares this recognition with only five other public universities in the Pac-12.

ASU Online provides access to everyone

Part of ASU’s global scale is providing students access to online education from anywhere in the world, that’s delivered by the same award-winning faculty who teach on campus. ASU Online has more than 150 degree programs and over 30,000 students enrolled from all over the globe.

This ranking is an acknowledgment of ASU’s global impact, made possible by our world-class faculty and curriculum, ground-breaking research endeavors and commitment to sharing knowledge on a global scale.

Michael M. Crow

ASU President

The most innovative university

ASU’s dedication to providing innovative, high-quality online education makes the university the most innovative in the country, and THE’s website recognizes ASU as a prototype of the ‘New American University’.


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