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Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix Overview

Located in Phoenix, Arizona, Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix is a public institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix Known For?

2,500 Undergraduate Awards
$37,241 Avg Cost After Aid
77% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award offered at ASU - Downtown Phoenix is the doctor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 54% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from ASU - Downtown Phoenix with a bachelor's degree make about $47,700 a year. That's 17% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • The average ASU - Downtown Phoenix student graduates in 4.2 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

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Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

ASU - Downtown Phoenix has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#160 Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#244 Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#290 Most Popular Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at ASU - Downtown Phoenix.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Food, Nutrition & Related Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Criminology Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Family, Consumer & Human Sciences Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Health/Medical Prep Programs Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#7 Most Popular Public Administration & Social Service Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Business Administration & Management Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#32 Most Popular Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#35 Best Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#65 Most Popular Communication & Journalism Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards ASU - Downtown Phoenix has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Colleges for Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies College Factual
#4 Best Colleges for Social Work College Factual
#7 Best Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service College Factual
#17 Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism College Factual
#22 Best Colleges for Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting College Factual
#35 Best Colleges for Health Professions College Factual

Where Is Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix?

Location of Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix

Contact details for ASU - Downtown Phoenix are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 411 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: 855-278-5080
Website: www.asu.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/arizonastateuniversity
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/asu

How Do I Get Into ASU - Downtown Phoenix?

You can apply to ASU - Downtown Phoenix online at: https://webapp4.asu.edu/uga_admissionsapp/

Admission Requirements for ASU - Downtown Phoenix

Submission Required?
High School GPA recommended
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into ASU - Downtown Phoenix?

77% Acceptance Rate
74% Of Accepted Are Women
48% Submit SAT Scores
ASU - Downtown Phoenix has an acceptance rate of 77%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 26% of accepted students are men and 74% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 75%, and the acceptance rate for women is 78%.

Average Test Scores

About 48% of students accepted to ASU - Downtown Phoenix submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 640. Math scores were between 530 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix  ( 540 to 640 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix  ( 530 to 620 )
200
800
ASU - Downtown Phoenix received ACT scores from 71% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 27. Math scores were between 20 and 26. Composite scores were between 21 and 26.

ACT English Scores for Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix  ( 20 to 27 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix  ( 20 to 26 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix  ( 21 to 26 )
1
36

Can I Afford Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix?

$37,241 Net Price
41% Take Out Loans
6.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of ASU - Downtown Phoenix is $37,241. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At ASU - Downtown Phoenix, approximately 41% of students took out student loans averaging $6,611 a year. That adds up to $26,444 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ASU - Downtown Phoenix is 6.2%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix Undergraduate Student Diversity

7,827 Full-Time Undergraduates
70% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 8,513 undergraduate students at ASU - Downtown Phoenix, with 7,827 being full-time and 686 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  ASU - Downtown Phoenix

There are also 2,907 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,827 full-time undergraduates at ASU - Downtown Phoenix, 30% are male and 70% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  ASU - Downtown Phoenix

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of ASU - Downtown Phoenix Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 488
Black or African American 436
Hispanic or Latino 2,651
White 3,493
International Students 130
Other Races/Ethnicities 629

Geographic Diversity

Arizona students aren't the only ones who study at Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix. At this time, 42 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 133 countries are represented at ASU - Downtown Phoenix. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix

31 Took All Classes Online
6,548 Took At Least One Class Online
34.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 6,548 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at ASU - Downtown Phoenix has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 29th most popular in Arizona for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of ASU - Downtown Phoenix

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix was 34.5%. This is the #626 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at ASU - Downtown Phoenix regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of ASU - Downtown Phoenix majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Public Administration 32%

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Arizona State University - Downtown Phoenix Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Health & Physical Education 1 0 454 0 18 9 482
Social Work 3 0 164 6 183 5 361
Nursing 0 0 238 6 15 52 311
Criminal Justice & Corrections 5 0 293 0 0 0 298
Law 0 0 0 0 0 282 282
Journalism 0 0 232 0 27 0 259
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0 197 0 0 0 197
Food, Nutrition & Related Services 0 2 153 0 25 0 180
Hospitality Management 59 0 74 0 0 0 133
Business Administration & Management 67 15 36 4 1 0 123
Public Policy 0 0 95 2 20 0 117
Public Administration 23 0 0 3 73 1 100
International Business 0 0 0 0 94 0 94
Legal Research 0 0 0 36 58 0 94
Public Relations & Advertising 0 0 78 0 14 0 92
Public Health 1 0 54 0 32 0 87
Homeland Security 55 0 0 4 0 0 59
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 0 0 57 0 57
International Relations & National Security 0 0 0 0 54 0 54
Legal Professions (Other) 0 0 0 0 49 0 49
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 49 0 0 0 49
Health Sciences & Services 2 0 41 0 1 0 44
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 37 0 0 5 42
Parks, Recreation & Leisure Studies 0 0 23 0 6 3 32
Other Science Technologies/Technicians 0 0 25 0 0 0 25
Criminology 0 0 0 0 12 8 20
Educational Administration 0 0 0 0 19 0 19
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 0 10 0 5 0 15
Special Education 0 0 0 0 12 0 12
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 0 10 0 10
Community Organization & Advocacy 0 0 7 0 0 0 7
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 0 6 0 6
Other Homeland Security 4 0 0 0 0 0 4
Other Public Administration 0 0 0 4 0 0 4
Writing Studies 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Urban & Regional Planning 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Marketing 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
General Education 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Urban Studies 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ethnic Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Romance Languages 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Health Professions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
International Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 222 17 2,261 67 791 366 3,724

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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