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Arizona State University-Tempe – Tuition & Success Analysis

Tempe, AZ

Arizona State University-Tempe – Snapshot


Four-Year Public University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 42,224

Average annual cost of attendance: $11,572

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $20,000

Campus Setting: Midsize City

Religious Affiliation: None

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Arizona State University-Tempe Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $6,598

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $8,302

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $14,194

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $15,564

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $17,592


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by Arizona State University-Tempe. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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Arizona State University-Tempe Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 66%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 86%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $47,700

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 73%

Arizona State University-Tempe Admissions

Arizona State University-Tempe Acceptance Rate: 83%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 520 to 650

SAT Critical Reading: 500 to 630

SAT Writing: N/A to N/A

ACT English: 22 to 28

ACT Math: 23 to 28

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to Arizona State University-Tempe actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

Arizona State University-Tempe Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 30%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 41%

Typical student debt: $20,000

Typical monthly loan payment: $213

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Majors at Arizona State University-Tempe


These are the most popular areas of study offered at Arizona State University-Tempe:

  • Architecture and Related Services – 2%
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies – 1%
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 9%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 24%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 5%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 3%
  • Education – 5%
  • Engineering – 9%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 2%
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences – 2%
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics – 1%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 1%
  • History – 1%
  • Legal Professions and Studies – 1%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 1%
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies – 7%
  • Natural Resources and Conservation – 1%
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies – 1%
  • Physical Sciences – 1%
  • Psychology – 5%
  • Social Sciences – 10%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 7%

For more information about the various majors at Arizona State University-Tempe, visit their website.

Arizona State University-Tempe Diversity


Overall Composition at Arizona State University-Tempe

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Arizona State University-Tempe full time:  92%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend Arizona State University-Tempe part time:  8%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at Arizona State University-Tempe:  12%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 1%

Asian: 7%

Black: 4%

Hispanic: 20%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 13%

Two or more races: 4%

Unknown: 1%

White: 51%

Arizona State University-Tempe Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 2.4

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 4.1

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 18.7

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.

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