Arizona State University - Tempe

Arizona State University - Tempe Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Arizona State University - Tempe Ranked?

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2022 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Arizona State University - Tempe was awarded 601 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is non-professional general legal studies.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked ASU - Tempe as #354 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

Out of the 30 colleges in Arizona, ASU - Tempe is ranked at #4.

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Is It Hard to Get Into ASU - Tempe?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Arizona State University - Tempe is 84%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that ASU - Tempe is a good fit for you.

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 )

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

ACT Composite Scores for Arizona State University - Tempe  ( 22 to 29 )

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Arizona State University - Tempe Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Arizona State University - Tempe is 20 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1. This may indicate that some of your classes will be larger in size than they would be at other schools. However, upper level classes will probably be smaller.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Arizona State University - Tempe is 79%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  79 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Arizona State University - Tempe

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 88% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Arizona State University - Tempe enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  88 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at ASU - Tempe for first-time, full-time students is 45%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  45 out of 100

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Arizona State University - Tempe Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 44,461 undergraduates at ASU - Tempe with 41,182 being full-time and 3,279 being part-time.

How Much Does Arizona State University - Tempe Cost?

The overall average net price of ASU - Tempe is $11,706. 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 +
$7,044 $8,921 $14,033 $17,373 $18,583

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of ASU - Tempe, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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 6.3%. 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.

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How Much Money Do ASU - Tempe Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from ASU - Tempe make around $47,700 per year during the early years of their employment. That's great news for ASU - Tempe students since it is 20% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of Arizona State University - Tempe

Located in Tempe, Arizona, Arizona State University - Tempe is a public institution. The location of ASU - Tempe is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Contact details for ASU - Tempe are given below.

Contact Details
Address: University Drive And Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85287
Phone: 855-278-5080

Arizona State University - Tempe Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 108 majors graduated from Arizona State University - Tempe. Of these students, 11,900 received undergraduate degrees and 3,630 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Other Business, Management & Marketing 1,101 $42,900
General Biology 832 $28,300
General Psychology 709 $30,800
Business Administration & Management 623 $49,900
Computer Science 463 $72,700
Teacher Education Grade Specific 458 $37,800
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 447 $38,100
Communication & Media Studies 432 $37,700
Finance & Financial Management 375 $52,000
Political Science & Government 361 $37,400

Learn more about the majors offered at Arizona State University - Tempe along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at ASU - Tempe

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2018-2019, 24,895 students took at least one online class at Arizona State University - Tempe. This is an increase from the 23,837 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 24,895 322
2017-2018 23,837 268
2016-2017 23,723 368
2015-2016 30,989 1,031
2013-2014 20,357 895

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Notes and 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.


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