Arizona State University Graduate Program Reviews

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97%
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(4.21 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 859 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: NCA HLC, + 2 more
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 9 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Midsize, City: Large
  • Student Population: 90,906 (74,139 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 23 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 37% part-time, 63% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $6,098 - $11,304 in-state; $6,098 - $27,790 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

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Degree: Nurse Practitioner (Family)
Graduation Year: 2018

The DNP Program at ASU is wonderful. The faculty are very involved and make an attempt to know you personally. It is a hybrid online and campus program, which works well for all types of learners. The clinical coordinator makes the clinical experience great and takes a lot of stress of f the students. The faculty are well educated and in active practice, which makes a difference. I feel well prepared being in this program and would recommend it to my friends.
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2017

The Arizona State University Masters of Education program in Curriculum and Instruction to become a Board Certified Applied Behaviour Analyst is an excellent program. The courses are designed to prepare students for the board certification exam. All course content is tailored for the role of an applied behavior analyst. I feel like assignments are functional, they help apply and synthesize knowledge for a more meaningful understanding of the course content. Although I am in the online degree program, each course has had video discussions with 2-5 classmates to explore course materials and share learning experiences. Generally, classes are broken up into groups of about 30 students, and a co-instructor will grade your assignments and answer any questions you have. This degree commands academic excellence, with a heavy emphasis on APA formatting. I typically spend 10-15 hours each week on readings and assignments. The only issue I have with this program is that they do not assist with practicum placements.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2017

The MSBA (Master's of Science in Business Analytics) at Arizona State University is a rigorous and demanding program. Pre-existing knowledge of statistics, some computer savvy, and a significant amount of personal drive is required to navigate successfully. Career services will work with you from day one, on everything from resume workshops to interview coaching. They take great pride in not only how well their students are able to work through curriculum, but also their success after graduation. As a graduate of the program, you will have a good grasp of the newest data analytic techniques and how to apply them in industry-specific projects. Private sector businesses are very involved in students' capstone projects and many are able to graduate with a job from the company they interfaced with. The MSBA program is truly worth the time and monetary investment if you are looking to jumpstart your career in data analysis and application!
4.6 out of 5.0
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Degree: Emergency Management
Graduation Year: 2017

I'm about to start my 2nd semester at Arizona State University, and so far it's been a great experience. I'm currently serving in the Military and travel a lot for months at a time and the way ASU breaks down the classes per semester, its allowed me to enroll full time and still be able to do my job where ever I go. The professors are outstanding and very helpful, always there to answer any questions. The advisors are always there for me and even call me to make sure I'm good and not need anything. Arizona State University has been a great choice for me.
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Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2017

The online program through Arizona State University has allowed me to continue to work in the field while completing my studies. The flexibility of the program and course set up ensures I stay on top of my studies while acquiring practical hands-on experience necessary to sit the BCBA exam. The work load is such that I feel I am learning to apply the concepts reviewed while still finding a work-life balance. I am very pleased with my decision to complete my Med online.
4.2 out of 5.0
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Degree: Architecture
Graduation Year: 2017

Pursuing my Master of Urban and Environmental Planning degree at Arizona State University has been a good decision overall. The department offers Teaching Assistant positions that bring down out-state tuition to 50% of in-state tuition plus a semester stipend. The program itself allows students to take classes beyond the Urban Planning department, including Public Affairs, Civil Engineering, Design, and Sustainability. Finally, if you are creative at scheduling, you can work throughout the Phoenix metro area at a variety of internships, which will bolster your work experience, build your network, and strengthen your resume.
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Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2019

Arizona State University is the most innovative higher education institution with which I have had the privilege to affiliate. They are student-focused, forward-thinking, and continually pushing the world of higher education to meet the needs of 21st century students.
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Degree: Sociology
Graduation Year: 2017

As a working professional, I was thrilled to see ASU offer the MA in Sociology in an online format. Attending class several nights a week is not an option for me. However, I often wonder if the online format is more challenging than on-ground. In order to graduate in 15 months, students must attend sessions in Fall, Spring, and Summer, with Summer classes being as short as six weeks. The coursework is rapid-fire and intense. To get through this accelerated program, ASU provides an amazing support system. I have found the professors extremely accessible and willing to help over email and via phone conferences. Class structure is very clear and syllabi leave nothing to question. ASU offers a Graduate Writing Center, where you can get specialized assistance and review of your papers, as well as regular tutoring for courses like Statistics (mandatory for this program). The library resources are comprehensive, IT fantastic, and both are available nearly 24/7. I've never had an IT issue that wasn't resolved within a half hour of me contacting them. That includes wait time and troubleshooting. ASU offers you a success coach as well, who checks in with you as you progress through the program, ensuring you have guidance and support as you need it. They offer phone conferences as well, if you desire -- but also leave you to your studies if you don't want to engage with them. I'm very impressed with the structure and support of the online MA Sociology program at ASU.
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Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2018

State colleges are frequently overlooked resource for economical education. They setup classes from skilled professionals and offer access to expensive equipment that you otherwise would never be able to use. I love Arizona State University for several of reasons: Education Above all, ASU acts as a safety net for those who need an education that leads to a paying future. Instructors ASU classes are normally taught by real professionals from the field. When I learned about theoretical issues of development, my classes were taught by instructors who wrote some articles already! Affordability Community college classes are affordable. Some employers will pay for classes; my place of employment will pay for one class per employee per term. Amenities Arizona State has facilities and practical training unavailable at some universities. Many students take classes simply for access to the amenities. Networking Classes allow you to network with professors and classmates, producing valuable contacts in your future profession Convenience ASU is aware that they serve a large population of students seeking continuing education. They try to make their classes as convenient as possible. Ive taken online classes and received the same level of support as I have on ground.
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2018

My experience to date has been nothing short of positive. I have had extremely helpful staff to assist me in my application process and they have always responded to my questions and concerns in a timely fashion. Arizona State University's financial aid department has provided me with all of the tools I needed to be able to ensure I understood my loans and expectations for repayment.
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