• Address: 1365 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85257

  • Phone Number: 480-965-2100

  • Website: http://asuonline.asu.edu/

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About Arizona State University (ASU)

Arizona State University is a public university which was established back in the year 1886 under the name 'Territorial Normal School'. The name was later changed to its current name in the year 1958. The university is regarded as the first higher educational institution in Arizona and is also considered as one of the largest universities in the United States.

  • The university's main campus is located in Tempe, Arizona, and has four campuses across the metropolitan area of Phoenix.

  • The university offers over 40 educational programs and holds beyond 270 athletic championships.

  • It is a top-ranked university for research in the metropolitan area of Phoenix.

  • It has over 73,000 students enrolled across all of the different campuses. The main campus of the university that is located in Tempe has over 51,164 students enrolled in various degrees programs.

  • The university has a student-faculty ratio of 20:1.

  • The Arizona State University acceptance rate is 83% which means 83 students per 100 students who apply, get admitted in the university.

  • ASU address- Tempe, Arizona 85281 USA.

The university offers various services and facilities for the on-campus as well as the online students. The different locations of the university do not change the structure of the university, thus all the campuses provide services such as ASU career services, housing, transportation, healthcare and clubs for helping the students in every way possible.


Arizona State University Online

The ASU Online is headquartered at ASU's Sky Song campus in Scottsdale, Arizona. The online programs are specifically planned for providing highly interactive environments through technologically customized learning platforms and by working together with the students.

It provides various online degrees and programs for the students and follows a flexible structure allowing them to learn at their own pace.

  • The university offers over 100 undergraduate and graduates degree programs in entirely online mode.

  • The faculty for the online degree programs is the same as the faculties for the university's offline degrees.

  • The Arizona state university online degrees include Associate, Bachelor, Master, Graduate, and Undergraduate Certificate level programs, in various fields of study.

  • The university offers the online students with the ASU blackboard, which is an online platform for the students to interact with the faculty, stay updated with the university affairs, and avail various other facilities.

  • The ASU login is for the students of the university to register and access the university student portal.


Arizona State University Schools

W.P.Carey School of Business Ira.A.Fulton Schools of Engineering
College of Health Solutions School for the Future of Innovation in Society
Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts College of Integrative Sciences and Arts
School of Sustainability College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Arizona State University Tuition

  • The tuition fee for different courses may vary based on the programs.

  • The average tuition fees and cost per credit of various degrees are mentioned below.

Degree Type Total Average Tuition  Cost Per Credit
Bachelor  $73,757 $626
Master  $28,405 $747
Doctorate  $69,300 $770
Graduate Certificate $11,408 $585
Undergraduate Certificate $9,037 $587

Arizona State University Degrees and Programs

The university offers undergraduate, graduate degrees, and certificate programs in different areas of study.

It is known to offer one of the best online Masters Degree programs. The degrees offered are mentioned below.

Bachelor of Arts Graduate Certificate
Master of Science Bachelor of Applied Science
Master of Education Bachelor of Science

Some of the online degree programs offered by the university are as follows.

Graduate Certificate in Biomimicry Bachelor of Arts in Art History
Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis Bachelor of Science in Family and Human Development
Bachelor of Science in Sustainability Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
Master of Science in Biomedical Diagnostics Master of Business Administration in Global Logistics
Master of Science in Information Management Doctor of Education in Leadership and Innovation

Arizona State University Financial Aid

Though the university offers affordable programs, the ASU financial aids are provided to the students who are in need of financial assistance to pursue education, in various forms such as loans, grants, scholarships, hourly employment, and work-study.

The interested students must apply and fill up the FAFSA form. The ASU federal school code is 001081.

The various financial aids offered to the students are as follow.

  • Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, TEACH Grant, Federal Subsidized Loans, Federal Unsubsidized Loan, Federal Perkins Loan, and Federal Work-Study option are given as Federal Aids.

  • State Aid provision includes Financial Aid Trust Grant, SUP Boards Scholarship, Turner Pest Control Scholarship.

  • Institutional Aids given at the university include University Grant, FA Program Fee Grant, New American University Scholarship, President’s Award, Provost’s Award, Dean’s Award, University Award, The Big Picture Scholarship, and TRAIN-STEM Scholarship.

  • Tillman Military Scholarship, ASU Veterans Education Fund, Tuition Assistance, and Post 9/11 GI Bill is provided as Military Aids.


Arizona State University Accreditation

The university is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The university also has programmatic accreditations. 

Programmatic Accreditations are mentioned below. 

  • Engineering programs are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

  • Nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

  • Master of Public Administration is accredited by Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration, Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation.


Arizona State University Library

  • The university library consists of the various library options for the students, with the wide range of resources ranging from books, journals, research paper, and A-Z library database.

  • The online library site helps the students to find the required books by searching the name of the book. It also offers a virtual reference library.


Arizona State University Reviews and Rankings

Based on the reviews provided by various students, it is easy to conclude that the university is one of the best in Arizona; few reviews given by the students of the university are listed below.

  • The professors are very inspiring.

  • The quality of education received on campus as well as online is undifferentiated.

  • The university has created an excellent platform for non-traditional schooling.

  • The university offers great programs and the infrastructure is good.

Following are the rankings given by the US news.

  • It is ranked 115th in the list of 'National Universities'.

  • It is ranked 1st for the 'U.S for Innovation'.

  • ASU is ranked 76th in 'Best college for Veterans'.

  • It is ranked 11th on the list of 'Best Undergraduate Teaching'.

  • It holds a 119th position in the list of 'Best Value Schools' and 52nd in the list of 'Top Public Schools'.

  • It ranks 108th in the list of 'High School Counsellor Rankings'.


Arizona State University Campus Life

  • Arizona State University football - The university has a football team representing the university in the American football sport. The team is titled as 'Arizona State Sun Devils'. The students who are members of the team are given special benefits according to their performance and career progress.

  • Arizona State University bookstore - The bookstore offers a wide range of products, books, and merchandisers for the students to purchase.

Arizona State University (ASU) Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Public
Also see:
Private vs Public

Headquartered at

Tempe, Arizona

FAFSA/Federal School Code

001081
Also see:
What is FAFSA school code?
How to fill FAFSA application?

Institutional Accreditation

HLC
Also see:
What is Accreditation in Colleges and Universities?

Programmatic Accreditation

ABET, CCNE, NASPAA

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

eLibrary , Military Friendly, Veterans Friendly , Yellow Ribbon Program, Student Portal

Branches

Tempe (Arizona), Phoenix (Arizona)

Affiliations

Northern Arizona University (NAU)

Data Source: http://asuonline.asu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Arizona State University (ASU) Statistics

Key Statistics
Acceptance Rate 83 %
Student Faculty Ratio 23: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 86 % Part Time: 37 %
Total Population 51,869
Student Population Full Time: 45,976 Part Time: 5,893
Gender Division Male: 58 % Female: 42 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 24,764 13,514 11,250
Total Applicants Admitted - 20,431 10,961 9,470
Applicants Enrolled - 8,230 4,569 3,661
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 8,185 4,540 3,645
Part Time Applicants Enrolled - 45 29 16

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 64 %

The College Monk

Female: 71 %

Total Graduation Rate: 67 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Arizona State University (ASU) Majors and Online Programs

Arizona State University (ASU) offers 115 online programs across 28 Majors

Business Management

Offering 25 programs accross 4 degrees

Education

Offering 12 programs accross 4 degrees

Information Technology

Offering 5 programs accross 2 degrees

Interdisciplinary Studies

Offering 3 programs accross 1 degrees

Theology

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Human Services

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Health Science

Offering 14 programs accross 3 degrees

Psychology

Offering 5 programs accross 3 degrees

Behavioral Sciences

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Literature

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

History

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Nursing

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Biology

Offering 3 programs accross 1 degrees

Accounting

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Criminal Justice

Offering 4 programs accross 2 degrees

Media Studies

Offering 3 programs accross 1 degrees

Philosophy

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Political Science

Offering 3 programs accross 1 degrees

Public Administration

Offering 5 programs accross 2 degrees

Sociology

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Applied Science

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Engineering

Offering 5 programs accross 2 degrees

Environmental Science

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Biomedical Science

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Homeland Security

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Law

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Anthropology

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Arts

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Schools and Colleges in Arizona State University (ASU)

W. P. Carey School of Business

Majors available

Business Management

College of Health Solutions

Majors available

Health Science

Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts

Majors available

Political Science

Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Majors available

Interdisciplinary Studies

School for the Future of Innovation in Society

Majors available

Media Studies

College of Integrative Sciences and Arts

Majors available

Public Administration

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Majors available

Law

School of Sustainability

Majors available

Media Studies

Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College

Majors available

Human Services Administration

Arizona State University (ASU) Admissions and Application Requirement

Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $50
Graduate Application Fee $70

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 4,357
Number of students submitting ACT scores 5,011
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 53%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 61%
SAT Math 570 average 510 - 630 range
SAT Critical Reading 580 average 520 - 640 range
ACT Composite 25 average 23 - 28 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.


Arizona State University Admission Process

Admissions at Arizona State University

For Freshman

A student can be considered as Freshman for application processes if he/she has less than 24 transferable credits(with a minimum of 2.5 Cumulative GPA)  or maybe no credits at all.Applicants must successfully complete ASU competency requirements. Admission may be granted with one deficiency in no more than two competency areas. Deficiencies cannot be in both math and laboratory science. Students must earn a minimum 2.5 in any subject area. Most competencies may also be met by test scores or college courses.

  • English - 4 years (composition/literature based)
  • Math - 4 years - Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II and one-course requiring Algebra II as a prerequisite.
  • Laboratory Science - 3 years total (1 year each from any of the following areas are accepted: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Integrated Sciences, and Physics)
  • Social Science - 2 years (including one year American History)
  • Foreign Language - 2 years (same language)
  • Fine Arts - 1 year

Applicants must also meet at least one of the following:

  • Top 25% in high school graduating class
  • 0 GPA in competency courses (4.0 = A)
  • ACT 22 (24 nonresidents)*
  • SAT Reasoning 1040 (1110 nonresidents)*

*ASU does not require the writing portion of these tests.


For Transfer Candidate

A candidate can be considered as Transfer Applicant if he/she have earned more than 24 transferable credits from some other University or College( at a minimum 2.5 Cumulative GPA). If less, then the candidate will be considered as Freshman Applicant.

A candidate may also be considered a transfer applicant if you meet at least one of the following requirements:

  • If a candidate has completed an Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) at an accredited Arizona community college.
  • Or if the candidate has completed an associate degree or higher.

The Admissions are Assured if the Applicant is from Arizona and Satisfying one of the following Criteria

  • Completion of an associate's degree with a 2.0 or higher GPA (4.0=A).
  • AGEC (Arizona General Education Curriculum) with a 2.5 GPA or higher (4.0=A).

Nursing (RN-BSN) Transfer Applicants

  • RN-BSN students may transfer up to 64 credits from a regionally accredited community college.
  • RN-BSN students on the Arizona pathway may transfer up to 75 credits.
  • RN-BSN students with academic credits from a regionally accredited university may be able to transfer more credits.

For Home School Applicants

Transfer Students who graduated Graduate School in Home School and have not completed the associate degree or higher( or the Arizona General  Education Curriculum) must produce a Statement proof of Completion of Secondary School Education. The proof or Affidavit must be completed by parent/guardian and notarized. Home School students with GED score of 500 or above for test taken before January 2014 or GED score of 170 or above for tests taken after January 2014 or above may be admissible without transcripts.


GPA Requirements

Transferring with 24 credit hours or more:

  • Arizona residents: 2.00.
  • Nonresidents: 2.50 (2.00-2.49 considered).

Transferring with fewer than 24 credit hours:

  • Meet freshman requirements.
  • Arizona residents: 2.00.
  • Nonresidents: 2.50 (2.00-2.49 considered).

For International Applicants

  • Complete the Admission Application Process Online.
  • Pay the Application Fee(it is nonrefundable)
  • Request that an official transcript be sent directly from your school(s) to Admissions
  • Submit evidence of English language proficiency.( like SAT, AST, TOEFL, IELTS or PTE)

Arizona State University (ASU) Financial Aid and Scholarships

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,544 An Undergraduate student. U.S. Citizen or eligible immigrant. June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $1,272 An Undergraduate student. U.S. Citizen or eligible immigrant. June 30th, 2019
TEACH Grant $1,272 An Undergraduate student. U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Subsidized Loan $5,001 U.S. Citizen or an eligible immigrant. Accepted as a Regular student in university June 30th, 2019
Federal Perkins Loans $5,001 U.S. citizen or an eligible immigrant. Accepted as a Regular student in university June 30th, 2019
Federal Unsubsidized Loan $5,001 U.S. citizen or an eligible immigrant. Accepted as a Regular student in university June 30th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $5,001 Demostrate Financial need, U.S. National or Eligible non-resident. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Aid

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Financial Aid Trust Grant $1,318 Arizona resident. Undergraduate Student. Varies
State Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
SUP Boards Scholarship $1,318 Merit-based. Full-time Fresher. May 1st, 2019
Turner Pest Control Scholarship. $1,318 U.S. residents. Demonstrate commitment to community service. May 1st, 2019

Data Source: http://asuonline.asu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Institutional Aid

Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
University Grant $10,642 Undergraduate Student. Demonstrate the financial needs Varies
FA Program Fee Grant $10,642 Undergraduate Student. Demonstrate financial need. Varies
Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
New American University Scholarship $10,642 Require GPA, Class rank and ACT/SAT Score. May 1st, 2018
President's Award $10,642 Arizona resident. Full-time Undergraduate. May 1st, 2018
Provost's Award $10,642 Arizona resident. Full-time Undergraduate. May 1st, 2018
Dean's Award $10,642 Arizona resident. Full-time Undergraduate. May 1st, 2018
University Award $10,642 Arizona resident. Full-time Undergraduate. May 1st, 2018
The Big Picture Scholarship $10,642 3.5 GPA. Full-time freshers. May 1st, 2019
TRAIN-STEM Scholarship $10,642 GPA 2.0 Arizona resident. Full-time enrollment. May 1st, 2019

Data Source: http://asuonline.asu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military Aid

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Tillman Military Scholarships Varies Nation’s active-duty service members, veterans, and military spouses. March 1st, 2019
ASU Veterans Education Fund $1,500 Continuing ASU student. Honorable discharge. February 12th, 2019
Tuition Assistance $2,281 Members of Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. February 12th, 2019
Post 9/11 GI Bill $8,172 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. February 12th, 2019

Data Source: http://asuonline.asu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $6,598
$30,001 - $48,000 $8,302
$48,001 - $75,000 $14,194
$75,001 - $110,000 $15,564
Over $110,000 $17,592

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 30% $4,276
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 88% $10,939
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 26% $4,941
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 85% $9,681
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 39% $6,480
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 39% $5,035
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 13,007
Military Aid
Number of students receiving (DOD) tuition assistance: 64
Total tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $150,110
Average tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $2,345
Tuition Policies for Veterans and Military https://https://veterans.asu.edu/benefits/start
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 1,648 $9,252
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 1,412 $8,172
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 236 $15,713

Data Source: http://asuonline.asu.edu/, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Arizona State University (ASU) FAQ

  How can students check Arizona State University admission application status?


The university has MY ASU portal. Students can log in and click on 'My Application Status'.

  Can international students receive ASU scholarships?


Yes. The international students are considered for the university scholarships.

  What is MY ASU?


MY ASU is an online platform for the students. It is a useful platform for the students as it enables the students in many ways from paying tuition online to getting to know the class schedule. Students should check MY ASU as often as possible as it helps them to be updated about any latest information from the university.

  What is the school code for ASU for TOEFL?   


The institutional code for Arizona State University is 4007.

  Is Arizona State University a public or private university?


Arizona State University is a public type institution. 

  What is the SAT score required for ASU?


SAT Math average score is 560 whereas SAT English average score is 580.

  What ACT score is needed for Arizona State University?


The average ACT composite score for Math is 24 and for English is 21.

  What fees are covered under GI Bill?


Any fee that is charged by the university is covered under GI Bill. Students can email ASU to find out more about the GI Bill.

  How can you pay the tuition fee online?


You can pay the tuition by going to the university website and clicking on 'finances link' in MYASU online portal. You can then click on 'Make a payment' and complete the transaction.

  How can the students contact an academic advisor?


You can contact an academic advisor by logging into MYASU portal and by going to the 'academic support team' box.

  What is ASU's school code for ACT?


ASU's institutional code for ACT is 0088.

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