Advancing Arizona’s economy
With a commitment to the economic, social and cultural health of the communities we serve, the ASU Economic Development team serves as a catalyst for promoting and strengthening the growing economy in the Greater Phoenix region. In FY 2020 alone, ASU had an economic impact of $4.6B on the state’s gross product. We leverage one of Arizona’s strongest economic partners, Arizona State University, to attract and expand new business and industry.
In FY21, the university generated an economic impact of $4.48 billion on the state’s gross product, $3.08 billion in labor income and 54,003 jobs.
More than 62% of ASU graduates stay in Arizona for employment.
Top ten in the world for excellence in employer-student connections (QS World University Rankings, 2022)
ASU fuels a pipeline of tech-savvy graduates
With more than 140,000 students, there are myriad ways ASU’s diverse student body can be an asset to co-locating partners.
Internships: The right people with the right talents will help your business thrive. ASU students have applicable, real-world skills and knowledge to apply in your workplace.
Practice labs: ASU creates custom teams of students, faculty and advisors to embed with your company and solve your most pressing challenges.
Graduates: A significant number of ASU grads stay in Arizona after graduation, creating a robust talent pipeline. Graduates have transdisciplinary skills they can apply on day one.
More than 140,000 students are enrolled at ASU, making it the largest university, by student population, in the United States. Of the student body, nearly 30,000 students are enrolled in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.
ASU granted 31,880 degrees in academic year 2020-2021.
There are more than 530,000 ASU alumni around the world, with more than 62% staying in Arizona for employment after graduation.
Location. Location. Innovation.
Locate to innovate. Prime locations, smart city infrastructure, Class A office space and build-to-suit options combine with the ASU difference — the opportunity to tap into research, programs, initiatives, faculty and student resources.
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ASU Economic Development is here to be your partner, your resource and your advocate. Contact us today for a personal consultation.