Admissions

Location
Tempe, AZ
Undergrads
50,484
Tuition (in-state)
$22,977 ($9,724)
Admission Difficulty
Very Easy
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Applicant Status At Arizona State University

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Admissions Statistics

Overall Admissions Statistics
Total Applicants:29,722
Male Applicants:14,661
Female Applicants:15,061
Total Acceptances:26,445
Male Acceptances:12,775
Female Acceptances:13,670
Acceptance Rate:89%
Yield: ? 35%
Contact Admissions
Phone:(480) 965-7788
Email:admissions@asu.edu
Web Site:students.asu.edu/admissions
Application Information
Open Admissions:No
Common Application:No
Application Fee:$50
Application Web Site:webapp1.asu.edu/ugapp/mainmenulogic
Dates To Know Deadline Notification
Regular Decision August 1 Rolling beginning September 15
Must-Reply-By May 1 or within 2 weeks of notification thereafter
Admissions
Consideration
RequiredRecommendedNeither Required
Nor Recommended
GPA
HS Rank
HS Transcript
College Prep Courses
Recommendations
Audition/Portfolio
SAT/ACT
TOEFL
Freshmen Enrollment Statistics
Total Freshmen Enrollment:9,254
Full-Time Male Enrollment:4,512
Full-Time Female Enrollment:4,570
Part-Time Male Enrollment:87
Part-Time Female Enrollment:85
Waitlist Statistics
Applicants Placed: ? Not Reported
Applicants Accepting: ? Not Reported
Students Enrolled: ? Not Reported
Transfer Statistics
Applications Received:12,492
Applicants Accepted:10,943
Students Enrolled:6,776

Standardized Tests Statistics

Standardized Test Scores Critical Reading Math Writing Composite (out of)
SAT (25th - 75th Percentile) 480 - 610 490 - 630 Not Reported 970 - 1240 (1600)
ACT (25th - 75th Percentile) 20 - 27 21 - 27 Not Reported 21 - 27 (36)
General Statistics
Top 10% of HS Class:28%
SAT/ACT Required:Either
Students Submitting SAT:66%
Students Submitting ACT:51%
SAT Subject Test Requirements
Not Reported

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Tips for Getting In
  • After you've written your essays for the ASU application, have a teacher at your high school review them to help give you constructive criticism so that you can submit the best essay possible.
  • Apply to ASU ASAP! The optimal time to apply is the summer between junior and senior year of high school.
  • As you begin to apply to ASU, keep track of your application and do not be afraid to call the university admissions council to help you with any questions.
  • Be aware of deadlines! This is crucial to the admissions process. Again, the earlier you submit your application, the more likely you are to be accepted!
  • The earlier you apply to ASU, the more likely you are to have more scholarships offered to you.
  • If possible, communicate with students on campus to see the pros and cons of ASU. It will help give you a better insight about the institution, especially coming from students currently enrolled.
  • Keep your grades up in high school. A decent GPA is all that you really need to be admitted. Stay above a 3.0 GPA, and you should be golden.
  • Make sure to keep your priorities in check while you are still in high school. Good study habits will help you obtain better grades and make the admissions process that much smoother.
  • Participate in extracurricular activities and take some time to volunteer throughout high school. This will make you more well-rounded and help you develop a better sense of the community.
  • Perform well on the SATs and ACTs. This will help make you a more competitive applicant. Shoot for at least a 1500 on the SAT and a 22 on the ACT.
  • Research ASU and make sure this is the institution you want to be a part of. Look into different undergraduate programs and other academic possibilities so that you will know what you want to pursue once you get admitted.
  • Simply be yourself! There is no one else in the world like you, so show ASU who you are, and the admissions council will really appreciate that!
  • Take a tour of the ASU campus. It will help you decide if a very large school with about 100,000 students is the right place for you.
  • While in high school, take as many honors, AP, or IB program classes as possible.
  • Work on being self-reliant. The university is very large, and you will need to be responsible for yourself. Demonstrating that attribute in your application will help make you a strong applicant.
Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming To School
  • A better concept of Greek life and what it entails
  • Advance notice for scholarships
  • ASU campus is really huge.
  • ASU has four campuses.
  • Class drop deadlines are a week after classes begin.
  • Designer handbags are everywhere.
  • How blazing hot it is in Arizona-no joke, it really is!
  • How crappy the parking is and that ASU likes to rip you off to purchase a parking spot
  • How materialistic the student body is
  • If you are not blonde, you are in the minority.
  • It is extremely easy to get sucked into ASU's social scene.
  • It is way cheaper to live off campus; your money will disappear quickly.
  • List of surrounding stores with link for maps and directions
  • Live it up your freshman year.
  • Long-term relationships are scarce.
  • Set aside additional funds for spontaneous Mexico, California, and Las Vegas weekend trips.
  • That there may be hidden fees within your major
  • The availability of different internships
  • The difference between "The Shocker" and "Sparky's Pitchfork" (often "thrown up" at sporting events).
  • The difference between on-campus and off-campus living
  • The smaller your meal plan and the larger your cache of M&Gs and Sun Dollars the better.
  • There is a lower level in the Memorial Union.
  • U-locks don't work for bikes. It will get stolen, guaranteed.
  • You have to have a meal plan if you live on campus.
Interviews & Information Sessions
The ASU Visitor Information Center, located at 826 E. Apache Blvd., provides an array of practical information on admissions, applications, class schedules, majors and departments, and extensive alumni materials. Call (480) 965-0100 or go to visit.asu.edu for more information.
Campus Tours
You and your family may take a walking tour of the beautiful campus at ASU. Your guide will be a student who has experienced ASU and knows the surroundings well. You can make reservations through visit.asu.edu or by calling (480) 965-0100. Wear sneakers and sunscreen on campus tours!
Overnight Visits
For those students who have applied or have been accepted to ASU, an on-campus orientation is highly recommended and even mandatory for some majors. Orientation is free, but space is limited, and reservations are required. Reservations can be made online at students.asu.edu/admission/steps. Expect to meet other new students, talk to a representative from your college, learn about campus opportunities, get your Sun Card (if you're accepted), take a campus tour, attend special interest sessions, and talk to representatives regarding financial aid, student health, housing, and campus dining options. Transfer students may attend orientation, or may complete online orientation at transfer.asu.edu/orientation.
Virtual Tour of Campus
www.asu.edu/tour
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