Arizona State University Graduate Program Reviews

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97%
of students recommend
(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

4.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Early Childhood Education
Graduation Year: 2016

Pros: It's convenient. I can work on my classes whenver I wish. It's also been really easy connecting with students in my cohort. All of the support staff and professors that I have interacted with have been very helpful. I also thought it was affordable compared to other programs. Cons: As a person who has completed their undergraduate degree in an on-campus program at another university, it is hard getting used to doing coursework online. I miss lectures. But my professors provide meaningful resources and information that I feel is useful for a teaching career.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Anthropology
Graduation Year: 2015

It's hard to come up with any negatives. I've been nothing but happy with my decision to attend ASU. I always feel especially lucky after talking with colleagues attending other universities. We have excellent funding opportunities here, as well as opportunities to collaborate within and across disciplines, participate in multi-institutional research, and network at multiple scales. It's very hands-on, with some of the best archaeologists in the world. This program gives its graduate students everything they need to become stellar. I can't say enough about the faculty and the research opportunities.
2.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2017

The focus on advocacy is really a great addition to the Communication Studies focus. The faculty are enjoyable and really do their best to highlight student's good works. Its still a new program, and although there is a lot of high rhetoric about how great the program is, one semester in I feel like 90% of this will be my responsibility on my own to make the most of this.
2.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2016

I wish the online program was a little more interactive, especially with the books that are stated as necessary for the class.
3.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Environmental Science
Graduation Year: 2016

I'm just getting started, but, so far, it's been a rewarding but frustrating opportunity.
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2016

The pros include that this graduate program is all online which allows for flexibility in work schedule. The cons include no face to face contact with other students.
3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Early Childhood Education
Graduation Year: 2016

Pro's: 1. I can go to school and still take of my family. 2. The school program prepares me for my career in education. 3. The faculty is supportive. Con's: The financial aide is not so good.
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: ESL
Graduation Year: 2015

ASU offers an affordable graduate education to those who are in state. Phoenix is an affordable place to live, but the transportation and safety could be improved. The faculty in my department are extremely knowledge and helpful. They make themselves available to students and are genuinely concerned with our achievement. The workload is manageable, depending on the course and the instructor, and most classes focus on practical applications of the material to our field.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Sciences
Graduation Year: 2016

The institution invests in recruiting well-known researchers in the field. At least for my program, the faculty consists of a number of extremely well-known scholars in my field. These researchers/Ph.D. advisers provide solid training. The effectiveness of the training is especially evident when we attend conferences; the graduate students from our school are able to comment much more critically on research than other students from other programs.
4.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: English
Graduation Year: 2017

ASU's Department of English offers interesting, vigorous graduate classes from well-qualified, highly knowledgeable professors. The professors, staff, and other students offer a supportive community. The department is also increasing efforts and resources for giving graduate students their best chance on the job market. Most doctoral graduate students receive TAships and stipends, but the financial compensation isn't really enough to live on. There are not funding opportunities for masters students.
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