Why are California students choosing Arizona State University?
We surveyed more than 1,500 California students and here’s what they told us.
To pursue a specific major
ASU offers 400+ degree programs. With so many choices, you’re bound to find a program you love. And you’ll have lots of options if you ever switch majors.
Find your major
What do you want to study? If you’re not sure what to study — maybe because you have tons of interests or maybe because nothing’s really calling to you — we have tools to help you narrow down the hundreds of degree options to find something that fits you. Tools such as me3®, an easy-to-use picture quiz that can help you figure out what careers might be good for you and the majors that can get you there.
Excellence and innovation year after year
#1 in the U.S. for innovation
ASU ahead of MIT and Stanford
– U.S. News & World Report 9 years, 2016–2024
#2 public university for employable graduates
#13 in the U.S. for undergraduate teaching
– U.S. News & World Report, 2024
Experience every aspect of college life
Picture your ASU experience as a buffet. Add to your plate the things you know you like, pass on the things you don’t and maybe try something you’ve never tried before.
Here are a few favorites:
Fraternity and sorority life
Clubs and organizations
Spirited college town community
Where do you want to live and learn?
ASU offers four campuses, each with its own size and feel, so you can find the environment that fits you best.
Get ready for a positive admission experience
It takes just 20 minutes to apply, and you’ll get an admission decision in 10 days if you self-report your grades. Also, SAT and ACT scores are not required for admission or merit-based scholarships.