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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?

11,383 Undergraduate Awards
$34,786 Avg Cost After Aid
84% Acceptance Rate
  • The highest award 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.

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Arizona State University - Tempe 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.

Program Level Awards

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

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Nanotechnology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Non-Professional General Legal Studies Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Construction Management Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Demography & Population Studies Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Geography & Cartography Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#144 Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

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

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Colleges for Construction Management College Factual
#3 Best Colleges for Legal Professions College Factual
#5 Best Colleges for Architecture & Related Services College Factual
#31 Best Colleges for Business Administration & Management College Factual
#44 Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual
#61 Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences College Factual

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?

$34,786 Net Price
34% Take Out Loans
6.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of ASU - Tempe is $34,786. 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 - 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

39,396 Full-Time Undergraduates
45% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 42,844 undergraduate students at ASU - Tempe, with 39,396 being full-time and 3,448 being part-time.

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

There are also 8,741 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 39,396 full-time undergraduates at ASU - Tempe, 55% are male and 45% 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 3,200
Black or African American 1,407
Hispanic or Latino 8,369
White 19,558
International Students 4,472
Other Races/Ethnicities 2,390

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 Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 2 642 0 330 34 1,008
Other Business, Management & Marketing 26 765 0 0 0 791
Computer Science 0 383 0 268 25 676
General Biology 0 596 0 17 8 621
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 234 169 0 212 0 615
Mechanical Engineering 0 341 0 142 16 499
General Psychology 0 465 0 18 15 498
Electrical Engineering 0 221 3 207 42 473
Finance & Financial Management 0 455 0 0 0 455
Marketing 88 352 0 0 0 440
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 13 423 0 0 0 436
Political Science & Government 36 328 0 2 4 370
Accounting 0 274 0 59 0 333
Communication & Media Studies 2 294 0 16 7 319
Economics 0 300 0 8 7 315
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 271 0 18 0 289
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 266 0 12 10 288
Civil Engineering 0 152 0 74 26 252
Design & Applied Arts 0 212 0 32 0 244
Computer Engineering 0 87 0 142 5 234
Computer Information Systems 2 220 0 0 0 222
International Studies 85 136 0 1 0 222
Chemical Engineering 0 178 0 37 6 221
Biomedical Engineering 0 142 0 64 10 216
Natural Resources Conservation 43 87 0 68 5 203
General English Literature 0 177 0 14 11 202
International Business 192 0 0 0 0 192
Fine & Studio Arts 0 153 0 22 0 175
Mathematics 0 148 0 8 8 164
Communication Sciences 16 88 0 41 17 162
Industrial Engineering 0 81 0 72 4 157
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 2 155 0 0 0 157
Construction Management 0 103 0 32 6 141
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 18 108 0 9 3 138
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 98 0 31 3 132
Family & Consumer Economics 0 130 0 2 0 132
Music 0 43 1 36 42 122
Applied Mathematics 0 23 0 82 11 116
Geography & Cartography 39 44 0 22 9 114
Urban & Regional Planning 0 91 0 16 2 109
History 2 89 0 6 7 104
Entrepreneurial Studies 27 75 0 0 0 102
Anthropology 0 64 0 8 15 87
Sociology 1 86 0 0 0 87
Special Education 0 61 0 21 0 82
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 68 0 2 3 73
Graphic Communications 0 69 0 0 0 69
Romance Languages 0 52 0 2 12 66
Materials Engineering 0 26 0 24 14 64
Physics 0 45 0 2 15 62
Educational Administration 0 0 2 53 1 56
Environmental Design 0 51 0 3 0 54
General Physical Sciences 0 52 0 0 0 52
Drama & Theater Arts 0 40 0 11 1 52
Philosophy 4 44 0 2 1 51
Teacher Education Subject Specific 4 22 0 24 0 50
Ethnic Studies 10 28 3 8 0 49
General Architecture 0 42 0 0 6 48
Chemistry 0 30 0 3 15 48
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 0 0 42 0 42
Other Education 0 42 0 0 0 42
Engineering-Related Fields 0 42 0 0 0 42
Student Counseling 0 0 0 31 6 37
Teaching English or French 29 0 0 8 0 37
Taxation 0 0 0 35 0 35
Construction Engineering 0 19 0 13 0 32
Real Estate Development 0 0 0 29 0 29
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 10 0 17 2 29
General Business/Commerce 0 0 0 29 0 29
East Asian Languages 0 24 0 0 4 28
Landscape Architecture 0 25 0 0 0 25
Human Development & Family Studies 5 0 0 20 0 25
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 25 0 0 0 0 25
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 19 4 23
Dance 0 18 0 5 0 23
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 15 0 0 7 22
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 0 0 8 13 21
Religious Studies 5 9 0 0 4 18
Other Social Sciences 18 0 0 0 0 18
Science, Technology & Society 0 11 0 5 1 17
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 12 0 4 0 16
Environmental Control Technology 0 0 0 14 0 14
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 1 0 0 7 6 14
Computer Software & Applications 13 0 0 0 0 13
Statistics 0 0 1 10 2 13
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 0 0 6 6 12
Area Studies 6 5 1 0 0 12
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 0 0 4 7 11
Foreign Language, Literature & Linguistics (Other) 0 10 1 0 0 11
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 4 7 0 11
General Visual & Performing Arts 1 5 0 5 0 11
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 0 10 10
Education Philosophy 0 0 0 10 0 10
Nanotechnology 0 0 0 10 0 10
Writing Studies 0 0 0 9 0 9
Liberal Arts General Studies 1 0 1 7 0 9
Arts & Media Management 2 0 0 7 0 9
Interior Architecture 0 0 0 7 0 7
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 0 7 0 0 0 7
Museum Studies 0 0 3 4 0 7
Astronomy & Astrophysics 0 0 0 1 6 7
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 7 0 0 0 0 7
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 6 0 0 0 0 6
Zoology 0 0 0 1 4 5
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 2 3 5
Biological Engineering 0 0 0 0 5 5
Natural Sciences 0 0 0 5 0 5
Health & Physical Education 5 0 0 0 0 5
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 0 0 4 4
Management Information Systems 3 0 0 0 0 3
Other Engineering 0 0 3 0 0 3
Germanic Languages 0 2 0 1 0 3
Cognitive Science 3 0 0 0 0 3
Public Policy 0 0 0 0 3 3
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 0 2 0 2
General Social Sciences 1 0 1 0 0 2
Botany/Plant Biology 0 0 0 1 0 1
Public Relations & Advertising 1 0 0 0 0 1
Systems Engineering 0 0 0 0 1 1
Classical Languages & Literature 1 0 0 0 0 1
Public Health 1 0 0 0 0 1
Other Statistics 1 0 0 0 0 1
Cultural Studies & Analysis 0 0 1 0 0 1
Medieval Studies 1 0 0 0 0 1
Demography & Population Studies 0 0 1 0 0 1
Other Visual Art 0 0 1 0 0 1
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational Assessment 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 982 10,401 27 2,668 524 14,602

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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