Experience world-class academics at ASU

As the nation’s most innovative university, ASU is pushing the boundaries of higher education

Research shows that students learn more when they actively explore concepts in the context of real-world problems. Dreamscape Learn engages students and teaches them in an entirely new way — by enabling them to become part of the story. The highly engrossing virtual reality curriculum creates a focused environment for students that can dramatically improve how much they learn and retain. In fact, ASU research shows that the median grade for Dreamscape Learn lab assignments is an “A,” almost a full letter grade higher than the same class that does not use Dreamscape Learn.

The Dreamscape Learn experience is available to all students. If you are a life sciences, biology or health-related science major, enroll in BIO 181 to participate in Dreamscape Learn. All other undergraduate students should enroll in BIO 100. These courses fulfill ASU's undergraduate general requirements for the natural sciences. Talk to your academic advisor about how to enroll.

Excellent degree programs, professors and peers

ASU degrees lead to jobs after graduation

Watch this video to hear Lily’s experiences with world-class academics, undergraduate research and top-tier professors, and how it helped her land internships at Raytheon and Intel.


Accreditation and licensure

All ASU undergraduate and graduate academic programs are fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Many programs also have additional professional licensurestate authorizations and accreditation through specialized accrediting agencies. For additional information, please email askcompliance@asu.edu.

Frequently asked questions about academics

Is going to college worth it?

There has been a lot of debate lately about whether earning a college degree is worth the cost. The numbers are clear: a college degree is worth it. For example, over a lifetime, the average college graduate makes nearly twice as much money as someone without a college degree, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Where does ASU rank against other universities?

ASU places highly on many prestigious rankings lists, including No. 1 on U.S. News & World Report’s list of most innovative schools for nine consecutive years. You can see a comprehensive list of ASU’s rankings here.

What's the academic experience like at ASU?

The academic experience at ASU is unique for every student. You can choose what, how, where and when you learn. Tailoring your studies to exactly what you want is a hallmark of the culture of innovation found at ASU.

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