Nov 04

ASU now among top 3 research universities for Fulbright awards

Arizona State University continues to mold champions, both on the field and in the classroom. 

The university is among the top producers of students who win Fulbright awards to study and teach abroad, and ranks third in the nation among research institutions, tied with Princeton and Rutgers, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

  • Of the 41 doctoral/research universities that received 10 or more Fulbright Awards for 2013-14, ASU finished higher than 30 universities in the 2012-13 Learfield Director’s Cup Standings.
  • ASU is one of only SEVEN universities to finish in the top 20 in BOTH Fulbright Scholars and the 2012-13 Learfield Director’s Cup Standings, joining Michigan, Stanford, Texas, California, Duke and Ohio State.

The Devils finished higher than Maryland, Northwestern, Boston College, Georgetown and Pittsburgh, among others. 

  • ASU ranks first among ALL Pac-12 universities in Fulbright Awards. Second is Cal at 18, followed by Stanford at 16, Colorado at 13, USC at 12, Washington at 11, Arizona at 10, UCLA at 9, and Oregon and Utah each with one.
  • ASU is one of 13 universities to record eight or more football wins in 2012 AND receive 10 or more Fulbright Awards for 2013-14. Of those 13 football programs, the Sun Devils received more Fulbright Awards than NINE of them.

Arizona, Arizona State, Florida State, Harvard, Michigan, North Carolina, Northwestern, Ohio State, Penn State, Rutgers, San Diego State, Stanford, Texas, Wisconsin 

  • ASU is one of EIGHT universities to record eight or more football wins in 2012, 20 or more men’s basketball wins in 2012-13, AND receive 10 or more Fulbright Awards for 2013-14.

Arizona, Arizona State, Harvard, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio State, San Diego State, Wisconsin

  • ASU is one of TWO universities to record eight or more football wins in 2012, 20 or more men’s basketball wins in 2012-13, earn a berth in the NCAA Baseball Regional Championship AND receive 10 or more Fulbright Awards for 2013-14.

Arizona State, San Diego State

  • ASU recently posted an 82-percent graduation success rate, surpassing the previous all-time high for Arizona State University by two percent. ASU has a higher GSR rate than 11 of the universities that received 10 or more Fulbright Awards for 2013-14.

Of those 11 universities that placed in the top 20 of the 2012-13 Learfield Director’s Cup AND received 10 or more Fulbright Awards for 2013-14, ASU ranked higher than four of them in GSR (Florida State, Texas, Cal and USC).

  • ASU has produced 109 total Academic All-Americans, which ranks as the 21st most among ALL universities. Since 2000, ASU has produced 62 Academic All-Americans, which is seventh highest in Div. 1 and second in the Pac-12 only to Stanford

Of the top 17 FBS universities with the most Academic All-Americans, ASU ranks higher than ALL of them except for Michigan in number of Fulbright Awards, and only seven of the universities produced double-digit Fulbright Awards.

Of those 17 universities, ASU placed higher than six in the 2012-13 Learfield Director’s Cup Standings           

  • ASU posted a 980 in the most recent Academic Progress Rate, marking its highest average score to date. ASU is one of only 61 universities to have received Public Recognition Awards each of the past eight years of the program. These awards are given each year to teams with APRs in the Top 10 percent plus ties in each sport (baseball and women’s tennis for ASU).

Of those 61 universities, ASU is one of only 33 universities to produce at least ONE Fulbright Award

Of those 33 universities, ASU is one of only 16 universities to produce double digit Fulbright Awards

  • ASU joins Cornell, Harvard, Michigan, Northwestern, Princeton and Yale as the only universities to produce more than 20 Fulbright Awards AND receive APR Public Recognition Awards each of the past eight years of the program 
  • ASU and Michigan are the only TWO universities to produce double-digit Fulbright Awards and more than 105 Academic All-Americans, place in the top 20 in the Learfield Director’s Cup, have a GSR over 80 AND receive APR Public Recognition Awards each of the past eight years of the program.
  • ASU is one of only SIX universities to produce double-digit Fulbright Awards and more than 105 Academic All-Americans, place in the top 20 in the Learfield Director’s Cup AND have a GSR over 80

Arizona State, Michigan, Ohio State, Penn State, Stanford, Texas 

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