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Study at Arizona State University At The West Campus

Founded in 1984 by the Arizona Legislature, Arizona State University at the West Campus is one of four university campuses that make Arizona State University or ASU. The west campus is spread out over an area of 300 acres in the heart of northwest Phoenix. Arizona State University at the West Campus was designated as a Phoenix Point of Pride in 2008. The campus is home to more than 9, 000 students and offers more than 50 degree programs. It mainly focuses on liberal arts and interdisciplinary programs, and offers B. S. , B. A. , M. A. , M. S. , M. Ed. , M. S. W. , and Ph. D. degrees. ASU west campus has the following schools and colleges within the campus:
  • New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
  • School of Global Management and Leadership
  • College of Teacher Education and Leadership
  • School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
The athletic teams of the university are known as ‘Sun Devils'and compete in the Pacific Ten Conference.

Profile of Arizona State University At The West CampusStudents attend Arizona State West Campus in Glendale, AZ, a large city. The school is a public institution. Arizona State West Campus degrees go up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school has a tighter focus on specific Course Topics than most colleges its size. Arizona State West Campus is known for its programs in media, education and teaching, and security and law enforcement.

Arizona State West Campus Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 450. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 450 and 570.

Faculty
The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at Arizona State West Campus is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

There are 8, 664 students at the school . The school reports its educational mission is:

"Arizona State University at the West campus offers a high quality liberal arts university education where faculty and students engage in discovering and advancing knowledge in an interdisciplinary environment. "

Arizona State West Campus Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching495elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, special ed, educational administration
Business and Management457international business, accounting, business management
Liberal Arts260interdisciplinary studies, English, history, political science, sociology, Spanish language, social services, liberal arts and humanities, . . .
Security and Law Enforcement150criminal justice and administration
Therapy and Counselling128psychology
Family and Social Work120social work
Media117communication studies
Science63biology
Art Studies33visual and performing arts
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy19parks and recreation studies
Contact: Arizona State West CampusArizona State University At The West Campus

4701 W Thunderbird Rd

Glendale, AZ 85306

General Phone: (602) 543-5500

http://www.west. asu.edu

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