Arizona State University

country rank  28
world rank  31

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University Overview

Established in 1885, Arizona State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Tempe (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Arizona. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Mesa, Phoenix, Glendale, Lake Havasu City. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Arizona State University (ASU Tempe) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Arizona State University (ASU Tempe) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 135 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym ASU Tempe
Founded 1885
Colours Maroon and gold

University Location

Address University Drive and Mill Avenue
Tempe (population range: 50,000-249,999)
85287 Arizona
United States
T +1 (480) 965 2100
F +1 (480) 965 3610
Other locations Mesa, Phoenix, Glendale, Lake Havasu City

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Box 870112
+1 (480) 965 2688

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Arizona State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International; Computing Accreditation Commission CAC of ABET; Engineering Accreditation Commission EAC of ABET; American Association for Leisure and Recreation AALR-Council on Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Arizona Board of Regents
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 30 July 2020