Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures


14 American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows 1 MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Fellow
3 President's Professors 5 Fulbright American Scholars
2 Foundation Professors 2 National Science Foundation Early Career Development Awardees
2 Centennial Professors 5 National Academy of Sciences Members
1 ASU Origins Professor 5 American Academy of Arts and Sciences Members
1 Carnegie Fellow 1 Guggenheim Fellowship Awardee
5 Regents Professors 50 Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty



The school’s research endeavors encourage cross-disciplinary collaboration and student participation in pursuit of solutions to real-world problems. Our research themes are: 

  • Human Origins, Evolution and Diversity
  • Societies and their Natural Environments
  • Bio-cultural Dimensions of Global Health
  • Culture, Heritage and Identity
  • Global Dynamics and Regional Interactions
  • Urban Societies


230 faculty-edited and/or authored papers, journals and books produced in AY23.


Annual grants and awards (FY24) = $4.7 million. Proposals for new grants and awards (FY24) = $9.6 million. Expenditures during FY24 = $3.6 million.


Our collections comprise over 2 million specimens, including ethnographic items; evolutionary artifacts, fossils, and remains; the Hedgpeth Hills petroglyphs – the largest concentration of Native American rock art in the Phoenix area – and more than 350,000 individual and bulk archaeological specimens.


  • 35 labs, field sites and museums
  • 12 study abroad locations, field schools and global internships
  • 3 museum spaces
  • 40 countries where our faculty do research
  • 72,311 square feet of facilities space


  • 25,340 students enrolled in our courses (AY24)
  • 4,100 graduated alumni
  • 1344 majors (spring 2024)
  • 295 bachelor's degrees awarded (2023-24)
  • 23 graduate degrees awarded (2023-24)