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Arizona State University-Tempe&

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$25,784 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
24,764 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
88.6% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
4,183 Graduates

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The median in-state tuition at Arizona State University-Tempe is $9,684, which is $2,693 more than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $25,784, which is 266% of the cost for in-state students, and is $7,408 more than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,007.

In 2016, 75% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 41% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Arizona State University-Tempe received 24,764 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 2.43% annual decline. Out of those 24,764 applicants, 20,431 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.5% acceptance rate.

There were 51,869 students enrolled at Arizona State University-Tempe in 2016, and 53% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Arizona State University-Tempe has an overall enrollment yield of 40.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Arizona State University-Tempe has a total enrollment of 51,869 students. The full-time enrollment at Arizona State University-Tempe is 45,976 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,893. This means that 88.6% 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 49% White, 17.6% Hispanic or Latino, 6.71% Asian, 3.61% Two or More Races, 3.56% Black or African American, 1.09% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Arizona State University-Tempe in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (21.2%), followed by White Female (16.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (7.31%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (2.79%), followed by White Female (2.27%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (0.59%).

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In 2016, 1,429 fewer women than men graduated from Arizona State University-Tempe. The majority of students graduating from Arizona State University-Tempe are White. These 7,446 graduates mean that there were 3.61 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2,060 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Arizona State University-Tempe is Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services with 600 graduates, followed by General Biological Sciences with 496 graduates and General Psychology with 433 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Arizona State University-Tempe, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Architecture and Related Services, with 299 graduates, followed by Engineering with 2,153 graduates and Interdisciplinary Studies with 668 graduates.


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Arizona State University-Tempe has an endowment valued at nearly $643M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.13M (0.8%), compared to the 1.09% average return ($2.96M on $270M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Arizona State University-Tempe had a total expenditure of $2.03B. Of that $2.03B, they spent $830M on salaries and $290M on benefits.

Arizona State University-Tempe employs 626 Professors, 475 Associate professors, and 408 Assistant professors. Most academics at Arizona State University-Tempe are Male Professors (468), Male Associate professors (283), and Male Assistant professors (227).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Arizona State University-Tempe are: Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 1,119 employees, Management, with 1,050 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 876 employees.



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