Arizona State University

the Arizona State University is a large state university in the metropolitan area of ​​Phoenix, Arizona. Its largest campus is located in the city of Tempe near Phoenix. In addition to this main campus, the ASU West Campus in the northwest of Phoenix, the ASU Polytechnic Campus in Mesa as well as the Downtown Phoenix Campus to the University.

Arizona State University
founding 1885
Sponsorship state
location Tempe and Phoenix, Arizona, USA
president Michael M. Crow (since 2002)
Students 74,878 (autumn 2019, plus 45,073 distance students)
employees 4.820 (Herbst 2019)
including professors 1.911 (Herbst 2019, full and associate Prof.)
Foundation assets $ 922 million (June 30, 2019)
University sports Sun Devils

In the fall of 2019, Arizona State University (ASU) had a total of 119,951 students enrolled, including 45,073 participants in online courses. Of the 74,878 students studying in the Phoenix metropolitan area, 53,286 were on the Tempe campus, 11,420 on the Downtown campus and 4,243 on the West campus. 62,186 of the 74,878 face-to-face students were about to graduate (undergraduate). In 2013, ASU was the largest university in the United States in terms of the number of undergraduate students with 59,382 students.

The college was founded in 1885 in what was then Territory of Arizona founded. 1958 became the then Arizona State College to the University.

On October 13, 2004, the 3rd Presidential Debate between George W. Bush and John F. Kerry took place in the Gammage Auditorium of ASU.

The university sports teams are the Sun Devils. The university is a member of the Pacific-12 Conference. The football team plays their home games at Sun Devil Stadium and the basketball team at Wells Fargo Arena. A great rivalry exists between the Sun Devils and the Arizona Wildcats, the University of Arizona team.



  • Arizona State University for years gave the top ten list of the bizarre newly discovered living things out.
  • In the high pressure laboratory of the Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry In 2013, under the leadership of the Technical University of Munich, the previously unknown material lithium borosilicide was also launched tum called, manufactured.
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  7. Scientists select new species for top 10 list; issue SOS. Top ten list published in 2010. In: ASU news, Institute for Species Exploration. Arizona State University ASU, May 20, 2010, accessed on May 21, 2020 (English).
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  9. Top 10 new species list for 2012. In: ASU news, International Institute for Species Exploration. Arizona State University ASU, May 23, 2012, accessed on May 21, 2020 (English).
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  11. Promising material for lithium-ion batteries, Press release, online at; Retrieved June 7, 2013.

33.421027777778-111.93166666667Coordinates:33° 25′ 15,7″ N,111° 55′ 54″ W

Arizona State University


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