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Get the facts about Arizona State University - Tempe. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is Arizona State University - Tempe Ranked?

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2021 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 244 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is construction management.

Overall Quality

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

Out of the 18 colleges in Arizona, ASU - Tempe is ranked at #1.

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Is It Hard to Get Into ASU - Tempe?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, Arizona State University - Tempe is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 84%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

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 78%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  78 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Arizona State University - Tempe

Freshmen Retention Rate

Arizona State University - Tempe has a freshmen retention rate of 87%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  87 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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Excellent Overall Diversity at ASU - Tempe

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 42,844 undergraduates at ASU - Tempe with 39,396 being full-time and 3,448 being part-time.

ASU - Tempe Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 96.78 out of 100, ASU - Tempe is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  96.78 out of 100
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How Much Does Arizona State University - Tempe Cost?

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.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

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. 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.

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How Much Money Do ASU - Tempe Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from ASU - Tempe with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $47,700 in their early years. 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

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

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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

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, 10,401 received undergraduate degrees and 3,192 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 765 $42,900
Business Administration & Management 642 $49,900
General Biology 596 $28,300
General Psychology 465 $30,800
Finance & Financial Management 455 $52,000
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 423 $38,100
Computer Science 383 $72,700
Marketing 352 $44,400
Mechanical Engineering 341 $63,500
Political Science & Government 328 $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 learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 23,837 students took at least one online class at Arizona State University - Tempe. This is an increase from the 23,723 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 23,837 268
2016-2017 23,723 368
2015-2016 30,989 1,031
2014-2015 22,809 1,032
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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