About Arizona State University (ASU)
On Campus Housing
Arizona State University commonly referred to as ASU or Arizona State is a public metropolitan research university with five campuses across the Phoenix metropolitan area and four regional learning centres throughout Arizona.
ASU was established back in the year 1886 under the name ‘Territorial Normal School’. The name was later changed in the year 1958 and was viewed as the first higher educational institution in Arizona. ASU is also considered as one of the largest universities in the United States.
Various academic affiliation of this university are -
URA: Universities Research Association.
APLU: Association of Public and Land grant Universities.
ABOR: Arizona Board of Regents
PLUS Alliance: University Innovation Alliance
Right now, there are more than 51,585 students from various parts of the world enrolled in different programs to build a good career from one of the nation’s leading institutions.
ASU offers over 115 online programs in majors such as business management, information technology, human services, and more.
ASU also has also managed to have a good retention rate of 88% for full-time candidates.
The university is recognized and is nationally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
Where does ASU stand? The following are the rankings provided to Arizona State University according to US News and Forbes.
The institution is ranked #2 in U.S. online graduate programs.
Ranked #117 in National Universities.
#80 in Best Colleges for Veterans.
#10 in Best Undergraduate Teaching.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
"I learned law so well, the day I graduated I sued the college, won the case, and got my tuition back"- Fred Allen.
No, you don’t have to be so bad! However, paying for your tuition might be that annoying with no proper assistance.
The total undergraduate college fee of a student will depend upon the program of study.
Basic cost for an undergraduate student (on-campus) is $11,338.
The basic cost for an undergraduate student (off-campus) is $29,428.
Room and Board and other expenses come to $13,164 and $3,430.
If you want to deal with knowing the kind of tuition expenses on an average basis, refer to our tuitions and program page when initiating for a total cost to attend or other tuition costs falling under it.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$69,074 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $13,164 per year. The students at Arizona State University-Tempe have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $5,048 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 55% male and 45% female students enrolled at the university.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
ASU offers the programs which are affordable, if a student is in need of any financial assistance, ASU provides them with different need-based aid.
Scholarships are available for both freshmen and international students. Other forms of Financial Aids include student loans (to be repaid along with interest), grants (students do not need to repay), and work-study opportunities.
The students receive $12,060 as average financial aid. Students interested can fill up the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.
Arizona State University FAFSA Code is 001081. Get in touch with our Financial aid page where all the expenses are sorted in a detailed manner.