Arizona State University-Tempe

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$10,710
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$14,653
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.53%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
88.4%
53,516 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
74,795
88.8% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
66%
6,996 Graduates

About

Arizona State University-Tempe is a higher education institution located in Maricopa County, AZ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Arizona State University-Tempe were Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (1,101 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (832 degrees), and General Psychology (709 degrees).

In 2020, 21,026 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Arizona State University-Tempe. 49.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (10,269 degrees), 2.45 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4194 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Arizona State University-Tempe is $10,710, which is $−17,919 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Arizona State University-Tempe is $10,710, which is $−17,919 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,653.

In 2020, 85% of undergraduate students attending Arizona State University-Tempe received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 35% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$10,710
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Arizona State University-Tempe was $10,710. The cost of tuition at Arizona State University-Tempe is $−17,919 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$14,653
2020 Value
4.06%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Arizona State University-Tempe had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,653. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Arizona State University-Tempe grew by 4.06%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,424
Room and Board
$1,171
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Arizona State University-Tempe was of $11,424 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,171. The cost of room and board increased by 2.31% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
35%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

85% of undergraduate students at Arizona State University-Tempe received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 7.59% with respect to 2019, when 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.53%
2018 Default Rate
1009
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Arizona State University-Tempe was 4.53%, which represents 1009 out of the 22255 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Arizona State University-Tempe received 53,516 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 56.5% annual growth. Out of those 53,516 applicants, 47,290 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 88.4% acceptance rate.

There were 74,795 students enrolled at Arizona State University-Tempe in 2020, and 52% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Arizona State University-Tempe has an overall enrollment yield of 26.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

88.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
47,290
Accepted Out of 53,516

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Arizona State University-Tempe was 88.4% (47,290 admissions from 53,516 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 86.5%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 56.5%, while admissions grew by 60%.

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SAT Scores

52%
Submission Percentage
6,562
Scores Submitted

52% of enrolled first-time students at Arizona State University-Tempe in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Arizona State University-Tempe has a total enrollment of 74,795 students. The full-time enrollment at Arizona State University-Tempe is 66,409 students and the part-time enrollment is 8,386. This means that 88.8% of students enrolled at Arizona State University-Tempe are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Arizona State University-Tempe, both undergraduate and graduate, is 45.9% White, 24.1% Hispanic or Latino, 7.55% Asian, 4.58% Two or More Races, 4.16% Black or African American, 1.21% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.19% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Arizona State University-Tempe in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (23.7%), followed by White Female (23%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (14.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (21.3%), followed by White Male (18.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.49%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

88.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Arizona State University-Tempe, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74,795 students. The full-time enrollment at Arizona State University-Tempe is 66,409 and the part-time enrollment is 8,386. This means that 88.8% of students enrolled at Arizona State University-Tempe are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Arizona State University-Tempe was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), Arizona State University-Tempe had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    34,313
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    18,045
  3. Asian
    5,644

The enrolled student population at Arizona State University-Tempe is 45.9% White, 24.1% Hispanic or Latino, 7.55% Asian, 4.58% Two or More Races, 4.16% Black or African American, 1.21% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.19% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,396 students (1.87%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 108 fewer women than men received degrees from Arizona State University-Tempe. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Arizona State University-Tempe is white (10,269 degrees awarded). There were 2.45 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4194 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Arizona State University-Tempe is Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (1,101 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (832 degrees) and General Psychology (709 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Arizona State University-Tempe, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (356 degrees awarded), Engineering (2,583 degrees), and Legal (563 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Arizona State University-Tempe are Other managers (408,273 people), Physicians (400,813 people), Software developers (374,245 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (321,484 people), and Civil engineers (253,306 people).

The most specialized majors at Arizona State University-Tempe are Architecture and Related Services (356 degrees awarded), Engineering (2,583 degrees), Legal (563 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (231 degrees), and Biology (1,276 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Arizona State University-Tempe are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Arizona State University-Tempe are Architecture and Related Services (356 degrees awarded), Engineering (2,583 degrees), Legal (563 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (231 degrees), and Biology (1,276 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Arizona State University-Tempe are Architectural, engineering & related services (559,972 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (493,044 people), Computer Systems Design (436,306 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (403,176 people), and Construction (314,931 people).

The most specialized majors at Arizona State University-Tempe are Architecture and Related Services (356 degrees awarded), Engineering (2,583 degrees), Legal (563 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (231 degrees), and Biology (1,276 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Arizona State University-Tempe.
Most Common
  1. 1101 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 832 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 709 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Arizona State University-Tempe was Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services with 1101 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

10,567
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
10,459
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 10,567 degrees were awarded to men at Arizona State University-Tempe, which is 1.01 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (10,459).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 691 degrees were awarded to men at Arizona State University-Tempe in Computer Science, which is 4.27 times more than the 162 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 594 degrees were awarded to women at Arizona State University-Tempe in General Psychology, which is 3.69 times more than the 161 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

52%
100% Completion Time
67%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 52% of students graduating from Arizona State University-Tempe completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 67% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (81.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Arizona State University-Tempe is Female and Asian (81.8% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.96% of graduates (137 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    10,269 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    4,194 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    1,424 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Arizona State University-Tempe is white (10,269 degrees awarded). There were 2.45 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (4194 degrees).

0.537% of degree recipients (113 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    5,224 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    5,045 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    2,411 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Arizona State University-Tempe is white female (5,224 degrees awarded). There were 1.04 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (5,045 degrees).

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Operations

Arizona State University-Tempe has an endowment valued at nearly $959M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $44.8M (4.67%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, Arizona State University-Tempe had a total salary expenditure of $2.96B. Arizona State University-Tempe employs 825 Professors, 754 Associate professors, and 684 Assistant professors. Most academics at Arizona State University-Tempe are Male Professors (553), Male Associate professors(421), and Female Assistant professors (371).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Arizona State University-Tempe are: Management, with 1835 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 1515 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 1334 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$959M
2020 Endowment
3.97%
growth from 2019

Arizona State University-Tempe has an endowment valued at about $959M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Arizona State University-Tempe grew 3.97% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $657M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $269M - Federal
  2. $2.07M - State
  3. $1.36M - Local

As of 2020, Arizona State University-Tempe received $269M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.07M from state grants and contracts, and $1.36M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.15B
2020 Salaries
7.18%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Arizona State University-Tempe paid a median of $1.15B in salaries, which represents 38.6% of their overall expenditure ($2.96B) and a 7.18% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.93% growth from 2018 and a 7.29% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$330M
Instructional Salaries
3,176
Number of Employees

In 2020, Arizona State University-Tempe paid a total of $330M to 3,176 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
825 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1835 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Arizona State University-Tempe were Professor with 825 employees; Associate professor with 754 employees; and Associate professor with 684 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Arizona State University-Tempe were Management with 1,835 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1,515 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 1,334 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Arizona State University-Tempe was Male Professor with 553 employees, Male Associate professor with 421 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 371 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Arizona State University-Tempe.

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