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Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ
Arizona State University is a public, comprehensive university founded in 1885. ASU's multiple campus locations are located in the greater Phoenix metro area. Its 716-acre main campus is located near downtown Tempe.
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 42,477
   Women 18,231 (42.9%)
   Men 24,246 (57.1%)
Graduate Students 9,392
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 83% of 24,764 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.49
SAT Math 584 average
520-650 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 565 average
500-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25 average
22-28 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay       X
Extracurricular Activities       X
Cost of Attendance In-state: $26,263
Out-of-state: $42,363
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $10,370
Out-of-state: $26,470
  Room and Board $11,386
Average Percent of Need Met 68%
Average Freshman Award $16,098
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 2,065
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 30% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 6% of classes
Tempe Population 166,842
Nearest Metropolitan Area Phoenix
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 74% of freshmen, 22% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Sun Devils
Sororities 16.7% of women participate
Fraternities 9% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 1.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
8.1% Asian
4.4% Black/African-American
22.4% Hispanic/Latino
4.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
58.2% White
0.8% Unknown
International Students 12.6% from 111 countries
First-Year Students Returning 86.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 49.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 58%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 17.0%