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Academics at Arizona State University - Tempe - Majors, Faculty & More

Wondering what academic life at ASU - Tempe will be like? In addition to the degrees and majors, as well as the faculty composition at ASU - Tempe this section includes detailed information on freshman retention rates, reasons students did not graduate, and an analysis of full-time and tenured faculty vs. adjunct teaching staff.

All About Academics

What's the point of going to college without academics? Find out more about the faculty and staff, what majors and fields of study are offered at this college, and information on online classes if offered. Here are some of the things you'll learn in this section.

  • The student to faculty (instructor) ratio.
  • The Majors offered at this college.
  • What online and distance learning options are available.

Faculty Resources

The total number of instructional staff teaching the 42,844 undergraduate students at Arizona State University - Tempe is 2,738 . When this is adjusted to account for those with part-time status, the result is the "full-time equivalent" (FTE) count. Using the FTE count for students and staff results in a "student to instructor" ratio of 19 to 1 which places Arizona State University - Tempe among the worst concerning instructional attention.

For every instructor (FTE) at Arizona State University - Tempe , there are 19 undergraduate students (FTE). This ratio is among the worst regrading instructional attention.
The majority of the instructors (77.0% ) are full-time.
The vast majority of instructors (100.0% ) are "faculty" rather than "lecturers".
The majority of the faculty (77.0% ) are full-time.
A significant percentage of the faculty (49.0% ) are adjuncts (not in the tenure system).

Learn how the faculty structure at Arizona State University - Tempe compares to the national average

The Most Popular Majors Students Choose

Arizona State University - Tempe offers 147 distinct undergraduate degrees, concentrated into 109 majors within 30 broad fields of study. Across all fields of study, Arizona State University - Tempe awarded 14,694 undergraduate degrees in 2019 - 2020 .

Most Popular MajorsAssociates GraduationsBachelors GraduationsAll Graduations
Business, Management & Marketing (Other)01,1011,101
General Biology0832832
General Psychology0709709
Business Administration & Management0623623
Computer Science0463463

Find out what Arizona State University - Tempe's top fields of study and majors are

Additional Questions to Ask

  • Are you looking for a lot of flexibility? Does this college offer online or summer classes that might help you finish your degree?
  • Interested in graduate school? How many students from this college go on to achieve additional degrees?
  • Will a degree from this school land you a job? How many graduates were employed full time a year after graduating?

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