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Arizona State University - Tempe Overview

Arizona State University - Tempe is a public institution situated in Tempe, Arizona. Tempe is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Arizona State University - Tempe Known For?

38,814 Full-Time Undergraduates
$11,644 Avg Cost After Aid
84% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest degree offered at ASU - Tempe is the doctor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 78% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, ASU - Tempe bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $47,700 a year. That's about 17% more than their peers at other schools.

Arizona State University - Tempe Rankings

ASU - Tempe is ranked #276 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list. It is also ranked #1 out of 18 schools in Arizona.

The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that ASU - Tempe has received.

Notable Undergraduate Rankings for ASU - Tempe

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for International Students 74
Best Colleges for Veterans 108
Best Colleges for Diversity 114
Best Colleges 276
Best Colleges for the Money 392
Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 431

Where Is Arizona State University - Tempe?

Location of Arizona State University - Tempe

Contact details for ASU - Tempe are given below.

Contact Details
Address: University Drive And Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85287
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 - Tempe?

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

Admission Requirements for ASU - Tempe

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 - Tempe?

84% Acceptance Rate
48% Of Accepted Are Women
54% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 84%, ASU - Tempe may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 52% of accepted students are men and 48% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 83%, and the acceptance rate for women is 85%.

Average Test Scores

About 54% of students accepted to ASU - Tempe submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 670. Math scores were between 560 and 680.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Arizona State University - Tempe  ( 560 to 670 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Arizona State University - Tempe  ( 560 to 680 )
200
800
ASU - Tempe received ACT scores from 61% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 22 and 29. Math scores were between 23 and 28. Composite scores were between 22 and 29.

ACT English Scores for Arizona State University - Tempe  ( 22 to 29 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Arizona State University - Tempe  ( 23 to 28 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Arizona State University - Tempe  ( 22 to 29 )
1
36

Can I Afford Arizona State University - Tempe?

$11,644 Net Price
34% Take Out Loans
6.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of ASU - Tempe is $11,644. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for ASU - Tempe

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$7,300 $8,466 $13,994 $16,814 $18,901

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 - Tempe, approximately 34% of students took out student loans averaging $6,636 a year. That adds up to $26,544 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ASU - Tempe 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 - Tempe Undergraduate Student Diversity

38,814 Full-Time Undergraduates
44% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 42,427 undergraduate students at ASU - Tempe, with 38,814 being full-time and 3,613 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  ASU - Tempe

There are also 8,737 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 38,814 full-time undergraduates at ASU - Tempe, 56% are male and 44% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  ASU - Tempe

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of ASU - Tempe Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2,949
Black or African American 1,390
Hispanic or Latino 7,893
White 19,159
International Students 5,110
Other Races/Ethnicities 2,313

Geographic Diversity

Arizona students aren't the only ones who study at Arizona State University - Tempe. At this time, all 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.

At this time, 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.

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

Online Learning at Arizona State University - Tempe

268 Took All Classes Online
23,837 Took At Least One Class Online
-19.1% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 23,837 students took at least one online class at the school.

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

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This school is the 36th 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 - Tempe

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Arizona State University - Tempe was -19.1%. This is the #2,659 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at ASU - Tempe regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at ASU - Tempe ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at ASU - Tempe.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Materials Engineering #10
Construction Management #19
Other Engineering #24
Systems Engineering #30
Industrial Engineering #32
Civil Engineering #40
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #52
Electrical Engineering #53
Communication & Media Studies #123
Engineering #140
Communication & Journalism #186
Teacher Education Subject Specific #242
Teacher Education Grade Specific #352

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 - Tempe Majors

In 2017-2018, Arizona State University - Tempe awarded 20,802 undergraduate degrees and 6,384 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Accounting 0 274 59 0
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 98 31 3
Anthropology 0 64 8 15
Applied Mathematics 0 23 82 11
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 0 42 0
Area Studies 0 5 0 0
Arts & Media Management 0 0 7 0
Astronomy & Astrophysics 0 0 1 6
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 266 12 10
Biological Engineering 0 0 0 5
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 10 17 2
Biomedical Engineering 0 142 64 10
Botany/Plant Biology 0 0 1 0
Business Administration & Management 0 642 330 34
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 6 6
Chemical Engineering 0 178 37 6
Chemistry 0 30 3 15
Civil Engineering 0 152 74 26
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 19 4
Communication & Media Studies 0 294 16 7
Communication Sciences 0 88 41 17
Computer Engineering 0 87 142 5
Computer Information Systems 0 220 0 0
Computer Science 0 383 268 25
Construction Engineering 0 19 13 0
Construction Management 0 103 32 6
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 10
Dance 0 18 5 0
Design & Applied Arts 0 212 32 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 40 11 1
East Asian Languages 0 24 0 4
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 0 4 7
Economics 0 300 8 7
Education Philosophy 0 0 10 0
Educational Administration 0 0 53 1
Electrical Engineering 0 221 207 42
Engineering-Related Fields 0 42 0 0
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 75 0 0
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 14 0
Environmental Design 0 51 3 0
Ethnic Studies 0 28 8 0
Family & Consumer Economics 0 130 2 0
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 155 0 0
Finance & Financial Management 0 455 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 153 22 0
Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) 0 10 0 0
General Architecture 0 42 0 6
General Biology 0 596 17 8
General Business/Commerce 0 0 29 0
General English Literature 0 177 14 11
General Physical Sciences 0 52 0 0
General Psychology 0 465 18 15
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 5 5 0
Geography & Cartography 0 44 22 9
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 0 8 13
Germanic Languages 0 2 1 0
Graphic Communications 0 69 0 0
History 0 89 6 7
Human Development & Family Studies 0 0 20 0
Industrial Engineering 0 81 72 4
Instructional Media Design 0 0 2 3
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 7 0
Interior Architecture 0 0 7 0
International Studies 0 136 1 0
Landscape Architecture 0 25 0 0
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 7 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 7 6
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 169 212 0
Marketing 0 352 0 0
Materials Engineering 0 26 24 14
Mathematics 0 148 8 8
Mechanical Engineering 0 341 142 16
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 4
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 68 2 3
Museum Studies 0 0 4 0
Music 0 43 36 42
Nanotechnology 0 0 10 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 87 68 5
Natural Sciences 0 0 5 0
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 15 0 7
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 108 9 3
Other Business, Management & Marketing 0 765 0 0
Other Education 0 42 0 0
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 423 0 0
Philosophy 0 44 2 1
Physics 0 45 2 15
Political Science & Government 0 328 2 4
Public Policy 0 0 0 3
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 2 0
Real Estate Development 0 0 29 0
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 12 4 0
Religious Studies 0 9 0 4
Romance Languages 0 52 2 12
Science, Technology & Society 0 11 5 1
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 0 7 0 0
Sociology 0 86 0 0
Special Education 0 61 21 0
Statistics 0 0 10 2
Student Counseling 0 0 31 6
Systems Engineering 0 0 0 1
Taxation 0 0 35 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 271 18 0
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 22 24 0
Teaching English or French 0 0 8 0
Urban & Regional Planning 0 91 16 2
Writing Studies 0 0 9 0
Zoology 0 0 1 4
Total 0 20,802 5,336 1,048

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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