Arizona State University Reviews

  • 358 Reviews
  • Tempe (AZ) (and 4 others)
  • Annual Tuition: $18,629 - $28,336
85% of 358 students said this degree improved their career prospects
87% of 358 students said they would recommend this school to others
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  • Reviewed: 5/1/2018
  • Degree: Communications
  • Graduation Year: 2018
"ASU overall is a good school. However, the teachers aren't all that great. One in particular was the worst teacher I have ever taken classes from at any school across my entire life in school. When I filed a grievance they sided with him even after I provided proof. Then they tried to turn the whole thing around on me and out the blame on the student. Some of the professor are great but others are straight up crazy. They grade you down for honest mistakes, dont give good feedback and have PMS half the time. I'd save your money and go to a real college."
Jennifer Baldwin
  • Reviewed: 4/30/2018
  • Degree: Social Work
  • Graduation Year: 2017
"I enjoyed my time at ASU School of Social Work. The campus was a satelite campus so it was a small community of students. The instructors were mostly well educated and supportive. The one main criticism of the program would be some overlap in classes leading to repetition in core classes that was frustrating. The academic advisors at the college itself were terrible, all three that were employed in the 2 years I was there. The advisors at the main campus were great, and the chair of the department was incredibly knowledgeable and helpful."
  • Reviewed: 4/29/2018
  • Degree: Nursing
  • Graduation Year: 2015
"I had an excellent experience completing my undergraduate degree at ASU. Being a part of the nursing school, we were offered small class sizes that allowed for better learning opportunities and a chance to develop lifelong relationships with our instructors and peers. I would highly recommend ASU nursing school for anyone looking to enter the healthcare field!"
Edward Mason
  • Reviewed: 4/25/2018
  • Degree: Psychology
  • Graduation Year: 2014
"I was a transfer student from NAU where I began my bachelor's degree in psychology. When I transferred to Arizona State University I attended the main Tempe campus. I loved the professors and classes, but the campus itself was a little too big for me. The students were also not very friendly. I finished my degree at the west campus which was may more my speed. It was smaller and friendlier. Overall a great experience."
Jodi Copeland
  • Reviewed: 4/19/2018
  • Degree: Health Sciences
  • Graduation Year: 2015
"Arizona State University has a variety of programs both online and on campus that are diverse and also affordable. While working towards my Bachelors degree I was able to take elective classes that I found to be interesting. This made my education process a wonderful experience. Overall their advisors and aid personal have always been helpful and avalible for questions or concerns."
Lacey Gero
  • Reviewed: 4/11/2018
  • Degree: Healthcare Administration
  • Graduation Year: 2018
"I thoroughly enjoyed my time spent at ASU, and I feel as if it prepared me to go straight into a career, or continue my education. My professors at ASU were especially helpful in guiding me to be prepared for my future. I took many classes, all which were extremely interesting, even if they weren't necessarily something that I was pursuing."
  • Reviewed: 4/4/2018
  • Degree: Secondary Education
  • Graduation Year: 2018
"Arizona State University has been an excellent experience and opportunity. I majored in Secondary Education and have been very happy with my experience in the Mary Lou Fulton's Teachers College and the iTeach program. I have been impressed with the passion, knowledge, and care that the majority of my professors brought to class each and every day. The MLFTC sets up multiple internships so every aspiring teacher has hundreds of hours of classroom experience and hands-on learning by the time they graduate. I have been happy with my educational experience in the MLFTC at ASU and I feel prepared to embark on a career as an educator."
  • Reviewed: 3/29/2018
  • Degree: Communications
  • Graduation Year: 2018
"The Cronkite School effectively prepares students for careers in communications as it trains its students in a variety of skills and multimedia talents. There is an emphasis on broadcast, in response to its namesake, and public relations students are a little neglected. However, the director of the public relations program, Dr. Fran Matera, creates valuable and diverse opportunities for her students to support them and allow them to succeed."
Sonia Botello
  • Reviewed: 3/29/2018
  • Degree: History
  • Graduation Year: 2017
"Arizona State University is a great school to attend for a bachelors degree, either on campus or online! I started taking classes on campus at ASU West and the professors there are great! Because class sizes are small, you get to have more interaction with your professors. Having more interaction with the professor means getting more help in the class, which should be taken advantage of. Even though ASU West is the smallest campus, it is the most peaceful, beautiful and safest campus around! Students can roam around the campus during the day or night without any problems. When you walk around you get to hear all the birds singing, thats how calm it is when you walk to class! Everyone who works there is super kind and helpful. You can be talking to either the people at Financial Aid or the maintenance workers at the dorms and they are all really nice! When you have a problem with your MyASU account, computer, dorm, or even with your homework the faculty and staff are there to help. After noticing that I had trouble concentrating and learning in class during my first year, I started taking the online degree program at ASU. When I began taking it, I felt focused and I was ready to learn. The online program is the best thing that happened to me! I was able to do my work without a problem and at my own pace! Even if youre taking classes online, the professors are great! If you have trouble getting all your notes in class, taking online is best because you can watch lectures again. Although you dont get that face to face interaction with professors or students, you can still communicate with them in emails, posts, or voice chat. I truly enjoyed being on campus and taking the online degree program at ASU! I highly recommend attending ASU for you bachelors degree, whether on campus or online!"
  • Reviewed: 3/27/2018
  • Degree: Nursing
  • Graduation Year: 2015
"Arizona State University (ASU) is where I completed my second bachelor's degree, in nursing. My first degree was in biology. Compared to The Ohio State University (OSU), where I completed my first degree, my experience at ASU was easily ten-fold better, and I'll tell you why in the following review. Navigating the college process from registering for classes, deciding on electives, figuring out aid/scholarships, and determining which materials are actually needed (versus those that are just "suggested") can be daunting. At ASU the nursing professors and academic staff were prompt with replies to questions, and always provided my cohort with all materials needed to navigate the entire program successfully. I never had that at OSU, we all just kinda few by the seat of our pants without guidance, and I wound up having to stay an extra quarter to graduate, simply due to a class availability issue that would have been prevented with adequate academic counseling. At ASU, they literally ensured that you knew exactly what classes you needed by when to graduate on time, and they would help you with every single step, no question asked. There was never any doubt that I was on the right track; I always knew who I could contact with any questions or concerns, and they always got back to me promptly. In addition to the outstanding academic support, ASU has one of the best reviewed nursing programs in the country. This is due to their amazing simulation labs that allow prospective nursing students to practice real-life nursing scenarios, with exact equipment you'll be using in the field, and with high-tech manikins that can "react" to different scenarios/ outcomes. It's safe place to make mistakes and learn from them, before you enter the hospital. Finally, I've been working over the last two years after graduating with my Bachelor's in Nursing (BSN) on neurology & trauma unit at Level One Trauma Center; I've found that my friends from school and I were more prepared and well-equipped to handle the transition into the hospital work environment. Many new graduate nurses struggle the first year, and it is by no means a cake-walk, even for those who are well-prepared. However, I found that my educational experience at ASU had me answering questions from my fellow new grads on the floor; while my superiors were impressed with the level of understanding I brought to the job as new graduate. I literally knew a lot more about nursing than they did from the get go, from cardiac medications, to IV fluid compatibility, to how to talk to doctors on the phone regarding patients. This by far was the strongest indicator that I attended the best nursing program compared to other programs in the area. It may not be the cheapest, but it is by far the best; which is why I am now planning on attending ASU for my doctoral level nursing degree."