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Study at Arizona State University Tempe

Arizona State University or ASU opened in 1885 as Tempe Normal School in Tempe, Arizona. It was the first institution to offer higher education in the region. It was named Arizona State University after a state wide ballot in 1958. This is probably the only institution that was granted University status through popular mandate.

ASU expanded across four campuses over the years. However, the Tempe campus remains the largest, spread out over 642 acres. Downtown Phoenix is at a distance of 8 miles from the campus. It includes the following schools:

  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Herberger College of the Arts
  • W. P. Carey School of Business
  • College of Design
  • Mary Lou Fulton College of Education
  • Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering
  • Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
  • School of Sustainability


The sports teams, as well as students and alumni of ASU, are referred to as the ‘Sun Devils'.

Profile of Arizona State University TempeArizona State is in Tempe, AZ. Tempe is a medium-sized city. The school is a public institution. Arizona State issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at the school include engineering, media, and art studies.

Arizona State Selectivity

Not all applicants to Arizona State are accepted. The top quarter of students at the school scored at least 600 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 490 to 620 in 2007.

Faculty
The most successful professors at Arizona State are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time. The the school teaching staff is well compensated compared to other schools.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 51, 481 students study at Arizona State .

Student Life
Part-time study is common at the school. Students participate in Pacific-10 Conference athletics.

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Arizona State Programs and Degrees


General Category


Degrees


Most Common Majors


Liberal Arts


2, 104


interdisciplinary studies, political science, English, history, sociology, Spanish language, economics, anthropology, . . .


Business and Management


1, 984


business management, marketing, finance, accounting, purchasing and contract management, management science, MIS, taxation

Educationand Teaching


1, 134


elementary school teaching, curriculum and instruction, secondary teaching, special ed, early childhood education, school Counselling, educational administration, music teaching, . . .


Engineering


819


electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, biomedical engineering, industrial engineering, aerospace engineering, chemical engineering, materials engineering, . . .


Media


729


communication studies, journalism courses, radio and television, journalism


Therapy and Counselling


538


psychology, communication disorders, communication disorders services, educational psychology, music therapy, marriage and family therapy


Science


516


biology, biochemistry, chemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, physics, geology, natural sciences, . . .


Security and Law Enforcement


298


criminal justice and safety


Art Studies


265


art studies


Architecture and Planning


240


urban planning, architecture, landscape architecture, interior architecture


Law


207


law, legal research, advanced legal research


Computer Science and Engineering


200


computer science, computer engineering


Nutrition and Exercise Therapy


168


exercise science


Music


149


music performance, music, music theory and composition


Design


115


design and applied arts, graphic design, industrial design


Family and Social Work


113


family resource management


Drama and Performing Arts


96


drama, dance


Real Estate and Construction Management


93


construction management, real estate


Mathematics


81


mathematics, statistics, computational mathematics


Religion and Philosophy


81


religion, philosophy


Conservation and Resource Management


29


land use planning


Medical administration


23


health care administration


Medical Support and Technology


15


clinical lab tech


Photography and Commercial Art


4


film and photography


Fine Arts


1


art history and criticism
Contact: Arizona StateArizona State University Tempe

Tempe, AZ 85287

General Phone: (480) 965-9011

http://www.asu.edu

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