Arizona State University-West

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$9,613

4.49% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$10,057

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

6.29%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

79.7%

2,231 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

4,063

82.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

57.7%

172 Graduates

About

Arizona State University-West is a higher education institution located in Maricopa County, AZ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Arizona State University-West were General Psychology (152 degrees awarded), Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (130 degrees), and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (73 degrees).

In 2017, 1,056 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Arizona State University-West. 62.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.1% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (533 degrees), 1.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (281 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Arizona State University-West is $9,613, which is $-11,120 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Arizona State University-West is $9,613, which is $-11,120 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $10,057.

In 2017, 76% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 52% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,613

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Arizona State University-West was $9,613. The cost of tuition at Arizona State University-West is $-11,120 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$10,057

2017 Value

15.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Arizona State University-West had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $10,057. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Arizona State University-West grew by 15.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,985

Room and Board

$1,103

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Arizona State University-West was of $9,985 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,103. The cost of room and board increased by 1.42% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.04% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

76%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

52%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

76% of undergraduate students at Arizona State University-West received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.33% with respect to 2016, when 75% 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.

6.29%

2016 Default Rate

1206

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Arizona State University-West was 6.29%, which represents 1206 out of the 19181 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-West received 2,231 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 48.3% annual growth. Out of those 2,231 applicants, 1,777 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 79.7% acceptance rate.

There were 4,063 students enrolled at Arizona State University-West in 2017, and 39% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Arizona State University-West has an overall enrollment yield of 29.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

79.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,777

Accepted Out of 2,231

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Arizona State University-West was 79.7% (1,777 admissions from 2,231 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 77.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 48.3%, while admissions grew by 51.8%.

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SAT Scores

39%

Submission Percentage

203

Scores Submitted

39% of enrolled first-time students at Arizona State University-West in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Arizona State University-West has a total enrollment of 4,063 students. The full-time enrollment at Arizona State University-West is 3,356 students and the part-time enrollment is 707. This means that 82.6% of students enrolled at Arizona State University-West are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Arizona State University-West, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.4% White, 30.6% Hispanic or Latino, 5.29% Asian, 4.87% Black or African American, 3.79% Two or More Races, 1.62% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.32% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Arizona State University-West in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (26.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (22.5%) and White Male (19.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (34.5%), followed by White Male (12.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

82.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Arizona State University-West, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,063 students. The full-time enrollment at Arizona State University-West is 3,356 and the part-time enrollment is 707. This means that 82.6% of students enrolled at Arizona State University-West are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

88%

2017 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-West was 88%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Arizona State University-West had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,886

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,242

  3. Asian

    215

The enrolled student population at Arizona State University-West is 46.4% White, 30.6% Hispanic or Latino, 5.29% Asian, 4.87% Black or African American, 3.79% Two or More Races, 1.62% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.32% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 22 students (0.541%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 272 more women than men received degrees from Arizona State University-West. The majority of degree recipients at Arizona State University-West are white (533 degrees awarded). There were 1.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (281 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Arizona State University-West is General Psychology (152 degrees awarded), followed by Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (130 degrees) and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (73 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Arizona State University-West, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (172 degrees awarded), Education (220 degrees), and Communications (87 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Arizona State University-West are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,099,926 people), Secondary school teachers (351,369 people), Education administrators (334,921 people), Other managers (301,955 people), and Postsecondary teachers (210,992 people).

The most specialized majors at Arizona State University-West are Psychology (172 degrees awarded), Education (220 degrees), Communications (87 degrees), History (20 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (59 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-West are Surgeons, Dentists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers

The most specialized majors at Arizona State University-West are Psychology (172 degrees awarded), Education (220 degrees), Communications (87 degrees), History (20 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (59 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Arizona State University-West are Elementary & secondary schools (3,234,341 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (527,515 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (389,883 people), Computer Systems Design (203,746 people), and Outpatient care centers (198,472 people).

The most specialized majors at Arizona State University-West are Psychology (172 degrees awarded), Education (220 degrees), Communications (87 degrees), History (20 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (59 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-West.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Arizona State University-West was General Psychology with 152 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 392

  2. 664

In 2017, 392 degrees were awarded to men at Arizona State University-West, which is 0.59 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (664).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 81 degrees were awarded to men at Arizona State University-West in Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services, which is 1.65 times more than the 49 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 137 degrees were awarded to women at Arizona State University-West in General Psychology, which is 3.91 times more than the 35 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

50%

100% Completion Time

71%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 50% of students graduating from Arizona State University-West completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 71% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 72% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (85.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Arizona State University-West is Female and Asian (85.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 1.16% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    533 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    281 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    56 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Arizona State University-West is white (533 degrees awarded). There were 1.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (281 degrees).

0.663% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    328 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    205 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    190 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Arizona State University-West is white female (328 degrees awarded). There were 1.6 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (205 degrees).

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