Students at ASU are breaking records in nearly every phase of the higher education process. ASU's five-year graduation rate is almost 12.6 percent higher than that of the average public university, and a record number of National Merit Scholars are joining ASU. ASU is home to 612 National Merit Scholars and 324 National Hispanic Scholars. The university welcomed over 100 National Hispanic and National Achievement Scholars last year. Facilities and people are available across campus to support students in their personal and academic goals.