Arizona State University Reviews

  • 715 Reviews
  • Tempe (AZ) (and 4 others)
  • Annual Tuition: $19,398 - $29,428
86% of 715 students said this degree improved their career prospects
91% of 715 students said they would recommend this school to others
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Ryan Lugo Gomez
  • Reviewed: 6/15/2017
  • Degree: Environmental Science
"The Environmental Resource Management degree program was enjoyable and challenging. The classes concerning the engineering portion will either stress you out or give you a learning experience however most students experienced contempt for the engineering professor. The other professors dealt more with policy and science then there were electives that concerned over algae utilized toward commercialization. The algae class was useful in reinforcing engineering concepts alongside learning about assessments and cycles that concern products whether it be algae, biomass, etc. The program is great for students willing to learn diverse topics but not great for specializing as there is minimal topic concerning a single area. There are professional development courses that aid in providing certifications in which you can get the upper edge in job searches. There is an underlying focus on coding or GIS that is slowly becoming essential in environmental careers. Fortunately, ASU proves out GIS courses within different schools in the cost of spending more tuition on these courses. There is a certification regarding GIS but it appears anonymous experts tell you to spend your free time learning how to utilize GIS as a secondary skill versus learning it as your primary skill. The program isnt the only environmental major as there are environmental engineering degrees and environmental study degrees available at ASU. The school atmosphere at the polytechnic campus is very relaxing with mostly Asians, Indians, and whites encompassing the campus. The campus can feel empty during the night and feel busy during the day; the morning however, can vary in activity. Overall, I would suggest this school if you like to engage in various communities and experience various degrees while having fun."
Derek Vielhauer
  • Reviewed: 6/12/2017
  • Degree: Biomedical Engineering
"Arizona State University is regarded as the most innovative university in the world. This means we do things differently, we seek new solutions to solve society's most pressing challenges. It's not uncommon to cross boundaries between disciplines at ASU. For example, you could be an engineering student and work with business experts, to optimize your device's marketability. This is due to the vast amount of resources available at ASU. Resources are endless for each subject; if you are struggling at math, writing, or organic chemistry, there's help for you. My one piece of advice, go to tutoring, with your professor, or even other students. Professors are your most valuable resource, use them. As a student, I have learned more than I could possibly imagine in just 2 years, and look forward to more opportunities as I pursue my graduate degree at ASU."
Justin R
  • Reviewed: 6/10/2017
  • Degree: Communications
"ASU is a great university with a myriad of opportunities that can accommodate just about anything a student desires to accomplish. The faculty is great and the curriculum really prepared me well for my career. I think the networking opportunities are second to none and if you take advantage of all ASU has to offer, there are no doubts you can get to where you want to be."
Wynonna Tesoro
  • Reviewed: 6/10/2017
  • Degree: Health Sciences
"Arizona State University provides great opportunities for the students to make lasting professional connections in and outside of the classrooms. Not only are students given the opportunity to network, we're also fortunate to be able to get involved with school activities and represent the university the best possible way."
Kiana Perez
  • Reviewed: 6/7/2017
  • Degree: Public Policy
"Arizona State is a large university with a diverse population of students. There many different ages, ethnicities, and nationalities present on campus. Anyone can find a niche there. There are a variety of clubs suited to every interest and major found as well. Different campuses, schools, and degree programs make Arizona State a good fit everyone."
Alexa Victoria Carrasco Tanquary
  • Reviewed: 6/7/2017
  • Degree: Special Education
"I am excited to return to ASU as a graduate student this year! Earning my BAE in 2016 was a great accomplishment where I was fortunate to receive an education full of hands on experiences, well educated and adapted professors, and a diverse student body. After a year in my career, I know ASU prepared me to be a well educated professional. When choosing a graduate school, there was no doubt in returning to this pristine university which holds educators and students to a high standards. Go Devils!"
Lilliana Garcia
  • Reviewed: 6/7/2017
  • Degree: Social Work
"Since grade school I envisioned gaining higher education. It was a topic that was lightly introduced to children but teachers would not spend much time exploring educational paths with students. I attended a public school in a low income community. Coming from a family with no college background, my parents expected their children to take advantage of the education opportunities. And her I am as an ASU graduate student pursuing my graduate degree. The experience at ASU has remained similarly between undergraduate and graduate programs. I had an overall good experience with instructors and their quality of teaching. In social work, teachers know their material, and also have field experience being real social workers. The BSW curriculum in Social Work, sets the foundation for the major with opportunity to specialize in a concentration. The university has a diverse student body. In my experience, students are friendly and willing to help you. The campus has adequate security that offers safety in campus during the day and night. The ASU downtown campus in particular, is well lit and appears safe to students with night class sessions. Financial services are available to all students in-person and online. My experience as an undergraduate student inspired me to continue my education at ASU and pursue a graduate degree in Social Work. I enrolled in the the graduate program in 2016 and have an expected date for graduation of May 2018."
Matt Blair
  • Reviewed: 6/2/2017
  • Degree: Exercise Science
"Arizona State University's Kinesiology and Exercise Science program is an amazing experience. Enough, in fact, to make me come back to complete the masters program. The course work is rigorous and challenging, but is relevant and up to date. You get actual hands-on experience with equipment and training. Faculty is very knowledgeable and will go the extra length to help you succeed. ASU's support is also top notch. They will guide you every step of the way."
Vince
  • Reviewed: 6/1/2017
  • Degree: Exercise Science
"I graduated from ASU with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and if you're pursuing a career in physical, occupational, or cardiac therapy I highly recommend this program. The classes could be challenging but that is a good thing because you it forces you to learn in order to keep up. Probably the most positive aspect of this degree are the professors. They are always willing to sit down and talk and help explain anything that you may not understand. Overall, i felt that this program prepared me well for pursuing graduate school."
Sarah Schaefer
  • Reviewed: 5/31/2017
  • Degree: Elementary Education
"Arizona State University is an institution that challenges students and effectively prepares individuals for their future careers. I am very grateful to have had the opportunity to attend ASU to receive my bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. I am now returning to ASU in pursuit of a graduate degree in Educational Technology to continue my education. ASU has helped me tremendously to implement the best plan of study for my future, with available and extremely helpful advisers, professors, and all school personnel. The level of support I have received has been an incredible help to me throughout my time at ASU."
Jennifer Grysho
  • Reviewed: 5/30/2017
  • Degree: Interior Design
"The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University is a leader in design innovation. My professors were highly skilled, professional based and varied in experience. HIDA at ASU provided a top-notch library for design reference and inspiration. Along with relevant tools to complete model projects, such as laser cutters, 3D printers, and modeling software. I felt I had the right means to be successful."
Megan Lymer
  • Reviewed: 5/28/2017
  • Degree: Biology
"Based on my own knowledge and the knowledge of other college students at different institutions, I can proudly say that ASU is the most diverse and welcoming university that I know of. The University represents a community of innovators, and future leaders of the world and it is a constant learning experience being around so many great minds. Another great aspect of the school is the fact that it can be accessed at many different locations making it easier for those that cannot always get to a campus. Overall, my degree program gave me such a wide variety of biological science material to work with and learn from anything to genetics to adaptations of plants and animals. The instructors were always welcoming and made the classes enjoyable for anyone in the degree program. I definitely got my moneys worth and Arizona State University Polytechnic!"
Laura Stanovich
  • Reviewed: 5/26/2017
  • Degree: Health Sciences
"Although it is an extremely large campus, Arizona State University is a place where people are able to find their niche and truly feel at home. From job opportunities, volunteer experiences, and study abroad options, they make students feel welcomed within the diverse environment. The ability to join Barrett, The Honors College is a definite perk of the school. This program entails completing an honors thesis, taking honors classes, and making contracts with professors to complete additional assignments. Working on campus, volunteering around Phoenix, studying abroad in England, studying abroad in Chile, being a member of Barrett, and defending my honors thesis were all wonderful opportunities I had in my four years at this university. I changed my major multiple times, had my favorite teachers, had teachers I did not enjoy as much, made great friends, and got involved on campus which are all possible at many universities around the globe. ASU is different from many of these other programs though because of the countless variety of opportunities available on each of their campuses."
Kelsey Kramer
  • Reviewed: 5/24/2017
  • Degree: Criminal Justice
"The CCJ program at ASU is incredible. There is such a willingness from the Professors to help us succeed, and the other students are very nurturing. Though the program is rigorous, the resources available are innumerable, research opportunities are fantastic, and the program itself fosters an excellent learning environment. I could have not picked a better University or program to call "home.""
Connor Stark
  • Reviewed: 5/22/2017
  • Degree: Psychology
"In my opinion, the institution of Arizona State University is a great place to earn a degree. For the biggest school in the nation, I felt my academic needs were met and the professors I had at my years there were very helpful and informative. Not only was this school great for learning and furthering my education, but there were many clubs and resources that I was able to make use of and participate in. I have been an intramural basketball participant from the start and I have made some great memories at this school. I would definitely recommend this school for anyone who is looking to further their education and get the full college experience. I am now enrolled in the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics and am proud to still remain a part of the ASU community."
Anonymous
  • Reviewed: 5/22/2017
  • Degree: Social Work
"Arizona State University Master's Social Work program was well worth the time. I gained so much knowledge and was able to do an accelerated program. I enjoyed the professors and would recommend the program to anyone."
Anonymous
  • Reviewed: 5/22/2017
  • Degree: Computer Science
"College opens more opportunities to reach stable employment."
good to go
  • Reviewed: 5/22/2017
  • Degree: Computer Science
"Some classes are easy and some are hard. May not need to choose some classes as you won't use that"
Anonymous
  • Reviewed: 5/22/2017
  • Degree: Business
"Excellent experience; classes incorporated wide range of discussion topics applicable to actual situations at work."
Anonymous
  • Reviewed: 5/22/2017
  • Degree: MBA
"Diverse student body and course material with mostly engaged professors. Overall a strong experience, though some faculty and administrators struggle to connect with students or get beyond research."