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

  • Phone Number: 480-965-2100

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


About

Arizona State University is a public type of institution university that 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 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.

  • 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 (ASU) 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. To know about the tuition and fees for these programs. Visit - ASU Tuition

  • 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 online degrees offered by the university include Associate, Bachelor, Master, Graduate, and Undergraduate Certificate level programs, in various fields of study.


Arizona State University (ASU) Reviews

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

  • The professors are very inspiring and are always strive to help their students and help them reach their goals.

  • 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.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Public

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Headquartered at

Tempe, Arizona

FAFSA/Federal School Code

001081

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Institutional Accreditation

HLC

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Programmatic Accreditation

ABET, CCNE, NASPAA

Historically Black College or University

No

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

Accreditation

The university is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).  

Arizona State University Programmatic Accreditations 

  • 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.

Statistics

Key Statistics
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 %

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.

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

Admissions

Arizona State University (ASU) Acceptance Rate is 83%

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

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

Admission Statistics
Total Applicants 24,764
Total Applicants Admitted 20,431
Applicants Enrolled 8,230
Full time Applicants Enrolled 8,185
Part Time Applicants Enrolled 45
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.

Arizona State University (ASU) 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.

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Arizona State University (ASU) is 85%. It is not so highly selective of the students, however, they must be fulfilling the eligibility requirements to get admitted to the university.

Statistics

The total number of students at the university is 51,164. Out of this, 8,737 are graduate enrollments and 2,897 are undergraduate transfer-in-enrollments. 

Admission Requirements

Following are the requirements to get admitted to Arizona State University.

  • High School GPA

  • High School Record/GED

  • Test Scores (ACT/SAT)


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 of 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 has 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 a 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 is sent directly from your school(s) to Admissions.

  • Submit evidence of English language proficiency (like SAT, AST, TOEFL, IELTS or PTE).

Financial Aid and Scholarships

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. Arizona State University scholarships are available for both freshmen and international students.

Other forms of ASU financial aid includes student loans, grants, and work-study opportunities. The interested students must apply and fill up the FAFSA form. The Arizona State University (ASU) federal school code is 001081.

Federal Aid

Arizona State University has many financial aid options available for both on-campus and online students. It's Federal Aid options include the regular federal grants and loans included in the Title IV program. However, TEACH grant is available only for the Graduate students.

To know more about these federal aids, find the tables below.

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 Grants and Scholarships

Arizona State University and the state legislature have a joint partnership which provides grants to the ASU students. These awards are based on the full-time enrolment status of the students.

The university also provides scholarships based on the residential status of the students. Find the table below to know more about the State Aid at ASU.

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.

Scholarships and Grants

Arizona State University offers a lot of different scholarships which are mostly non-repayable. Through its National American University and Financial Assistance Program, it offers its largest group of scholarships to the students. The eligibility to these scholarships are based on your GPA, class rank, and ACT/SAT score. You can find your eligibility status using the Freshmen Merit Scholarship Estimator from the university website. Scroll to the top to find the university website.

The university also offers college & departmental scholarships to the students who are part of a particular college or department under the university. Find a few examples of ASU scholarships with other useful information such as eligibility criteria and average reward from the table below.

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 Varies Require GPA, Class rank and ACT/SAT Score. May 1st, 2019
President's Award Varies Arizona resident. Full-time Undergraduate. May 1st, 2019
Provost's Award Varies Arizona resident. Full-time Undergraduate. May 1st, 2019
Dean's Award Varies Arizona resident. Full-time Undergraduate. May 1st, 2019
University Award Varies Arizona resident. Full-time Undergraduate. May 1st, 2019
The Big Picture Scholarship Varies 3.5 GPA. Full-time freshers. May 1st, 2019
TRAIN-STEM Scholarship Varies 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 and Veteran Benefits

ASU is one of the top university for the veterans because of its 'Pat Tillman Veterans Centre'. The institute always strives to empower and engage the ASU military and veterans community for their academic and personal success.

The university provides a number of scholarships which one may need to reapply every semester. Go to the university page to know more about these scholarships. Find a few military aid examples available at ASU in the following table.

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
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.

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