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Arizona State University - Tempe is a public institution situated in Tempe, Arizona. Tempe is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

703 Undergraduate Degrees
371 Graduate Degrees
$34,571 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
88% Acceptance Rate

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Arizona State University - Tempe Rankings

ASU - Tempe holds the #2 spot on the Best Colleges in Arizona ranking.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at ASU - Tempe.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#7 Most Popular Education Philosophy Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Most Popular Special Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Most Popular Other Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#87 Most Popular Educational Administration Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#117 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards ASU - Tempe has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#1 Best Geography Teacher Education Graduate Degree Schools College Factual
#13 Best Early Childhood Education Schools College Factual
#16 Best Secondary Education Schools College Factual
#34 Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Schools College Factual
#35 Best Elementary Education Schools College Factual
#96 Best Education Schools College Factual

Where Is Arizona State University - Tempe?

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Contact details for ASU - Tempe are given below.

Contact Details
Address: University Drive And Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85287
Phone: 855-278-5080
Website: www.asu.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/arizonastateuniversity
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/asu

How Do I Get Into ASU - Tempe?

You can apply to ASU - Tempe online at: https://webapp4.asu.edu/uga_admissionsapp/

Admission Requirements for ASU - Tempe

Submission Required?
High School GPA recommended
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into ASU - Tempe?

88% Acceptance Rate
54% Of Accepted Are Women
52% Submit SAT Scores
Since ASU - Tempe has an acceptance rate of 88%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

Approximately 46% of accepted students are men and 54% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 86%, and the acceptance rate for women is 90%.

Average Test Scores

About 52% 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 550 and 650. Math scores were between 550 and 670.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Arizona State University - Tempe  ( 550 to 650 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for Arizona State University - Tempe  ( 550 to 670 )
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800
ASU - Tempe received ACT scores from 57% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 28. Math scores were between 20 and 27. Composite scores were between 21 and 28.

ACT English Scores for Arizona State University - Tempe  ( 20 to 28 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for Arizona State University - Tempe  ( 20 to 27 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for Arizona State University - Tempe  ( 21 to 28 )
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36

Can I Afford Arizona State University - Tempe?

$34,571 Net Price
35% Take Out Loans
4.5% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of ASU - Tempe is $34,571. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

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 35% of students took out student loans averaging $7,234 a year. That adds up to $28,936 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at ASU - Tempe is 4.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Arizona State University - Tempe Undergraduate Student Diversity

57,485 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 63,124 undergraduate students at ASU - Tempe, with 57,485 being full-time and 5,639 being part-time.

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There are also 11,671 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 57,485 full-time undergraduates at ASU - Tempe, 50% are male and 50% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Arizona State University - Tempe students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 4,740
Black or African American 2,399
Hispanic or Latino 15,108
White 26,868
International Students 3,876
Other Races/Ethnicities 4,494

Geographic Diversity

Arizona students aren't the only ones who study at Arizona State University - Tempe. At this time, all 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.

At this time, 50 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 133 countries are represented at ASU - Tempe. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Arizona State University - Tempe

8,479 Took All Classes Online
63,680 Took At Least One Class Online
615.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 63,680 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at ASU - Tempe has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of ASU - Tempe

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Arizona State University - Tempe was 615.5%. This is the #85 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at ASU - Tempe regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Arizona State University - Tempe Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Secondary Education 0 32 173 0 82 0 287
Elementary Education 0 0 198 0 70 0 268
General Special Education 0 0 111 0 33 0 144
Early Childhood Education 0 0 66 0 0 0 66
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration 0 0 0 3 46 0 49
Other Education 0 0 40 0 0 0 40
Music Education 0 0 24 0 16 0 40
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor 26 0 0 0 10 0 36
Counselor Education/School Counseling & Guidance Services 0 0 0 0 26 6 32
Environmental Education 31 0 0 0 0 0 31
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0 0 0 0 26 1 27
General Education 0 0 0 0 0 14 14
Social & Philosophical Foundations of Education 0 0 0 0 13 0 13
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0 0 0 9 9
English & Language Arts Education 0 0 0 0 6 0 6
Physical Education Teaching & Coaching 0 0 0 0 6 0 6
Drama & Dance Education 0 0 0 3 0 0 3
Art Education 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Science Education 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Educational Evaluation & Research 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Educational/Instructional Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 59 32 612 7 334 30 1,074

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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