Arizona State University (ASU) is a large, public university situated in Tempe, Arizona. ASU has developed a new model for the American Research University, creating an institution that is committed to excellence, access and impact. ASU measures itself by those it includes, not by those it excludes. ASU pursues research that contributes to the public good, and ASU assumes major responsibility for the economic, social and cultural vitality of the communities that surround it.
ASU enrollment for 2014-2015 was 57,000 undergraduate and 12,000 graduate students across all campuses.