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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Megan Sullivan
  • Reviewed: 2/9/2013
  • Degree: Performing Arts
"ASU is committed to pushing graduate students to develop new works and devising new theatre techniques using new modes of technology. The design department is amazing, but the performance department is not an acting program. It is for artists who do not define themselves purely as actors. There are many opportunities for grad students outside of ASU, as Phoenix is a big city and has a fair amount of theatre."
Catherine Washburn
  • Reviewed: 2/8/2013
  • Degree: Biology
"Pros: Intersting Programs Cons: Faculty who have turned adminstrative because they can't get grant money send too many emails about nothing. Faculty shows favortism and expresses too many political views to support their agenda and sway students. Students are very cliquish and this is encouraged by professors. Also professors will steal grad student research and publish it under thier name or the names of others."
Megan Rae
  • Reviewed: 1/31/2013
  • Degree: Law
"competitive entering class, lots of clinics available, great career services, new faculty being added to programs, lots of student orgs"
Debbie Snow
  • Reviewed: 1/30/2013
  • Degree: Law
"Excellent law school and professors!! The law library is incredible!!! ;-)"
Clara Williams
  • Reviewed: 1/25/2013
  • Degree: Criminal Justice
"The program is designed well with an easy to follow road map. More consistency and cohesiveness is needed between courses and with among professors who teach multiple classes."
Sherri Thompson
  • Reviewed: 1/24/2013
  • Degree: Public Policy
"I have had no one contact me regarding career services. But the professors are amazing."
SUAT ACAR
  • Reviewed: 1/24/2013
  • Degree: Educational Leadership
"Overall it is a nice school.I would appreciate if they can provide more financial aid for Grad students."
Debbie Snow
  • Reviewed: 1/22/2013
  • Degree: Law
"Excellent law school! I guess the typical administration of any school with the slow to implement certain things can get frustrating."
Bethany Fowler
  • Reviewed: 1/20/2013
  • Degree: Mathematics
"Pro: very affordable program and place to live, some great advisors who really care about your success Con: not too much to do in the area, not a very social department, political divisions"
Angie Peace
  • Reviewed: 1/18/2013
  • Degree: Mathematics
"ASU is very very large (~80K students), however the school of math has great people and plenty of support. The people at ASU make it feel like a small university, but they have the resources of a large university."
Cameron Byerley
  • Reviewed: 1/18/2013
  • Degree: Teaching
"The professors in the Math Education program in the mathematics department at ASU are known nationally and internationally. Not only are they brilliant but they are very kind and great mentors."
Jessie Marshall
  • Reviewed: 1/18/2013
  • Degree: Social Sciences
"The professors are incredibly available and have a great amount of resources for all graduates. The program is very small and allows for the cohort to really communicate and encourage each other. The program has been more valuable than I expected, and I'm only half way through!"
Kathrine Keller
  • Reviewed: 1/16/2013
  • Degree: English
"The program is competitive and highly regarded. There are teaching assistantships available, and the school is highly supportive of its students. The university is large, and therefore has a wide variety of resources available."
Shishir Mahajan
  • Reviewed: 1/15/2013
  • Degree: Computer Science
"Pros: Excellent Engineering program Teachers are really SME in their domain and love teaching, very enthusiastic. Very industry relevant stuff. happening place. They offer grading system of A-,B+ to do the demarcation which also offers a better way of classifying your GPA. Cons: Right in the middle of a desert. Summers can be too harsh. School is really big, and sometimes you feel like lost."
Michelle Redhouse
  • Reviewed: 1/14/2013
  • Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
"I really like my graduate program so far. I interact with others in my class, and we talk about our common differences or similarities of our work day. Most of us are teachers, working full time jobs, and taking night courses to obtain our Masters degree. I love the program because it's flexible to fit my schedule for work. If anything arises, its easy to get a hold of our professor/instructor to find a way to work problems out."
Staci Rybacki
  • Reviewed: 1/12/2013
  • Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
"My program is very applicable to my choice of future careers. Already working in the field, the content I have learn has already been put to use on my students. The advisors for my program have all been prompt and thorough as well. However, tuition rates continue to rise as Arizona State continues to raise it's enrollment rates. Some 67,000 students and I don't feel the school has maximized the use of the money they receive to best benefit the students. All in all, Arizona State University is a great school and I value my education above most things."
Madalyn karamooz
  • Reviewed: 1/9/2013
  • Degree: Health Sciences
"Pros: My graduate program gives me the freedom and opportunity to pursue exactly what it is that I want to do. Cons: It's better to go into the program with a solid idea of what you want to do in the future in order to get the most out of the program. Thank you for graduateprograms.com for providing this service because it will be very helpful to current and future students."
Jessie Marshall
  • Reviewed: 1/8/2013
  • Degree: Education
"My graduate program is very small which lets each student feel that they are heard. The professors are very accessible and very aware of each student's abilities and issues in their internships. It is also a benefit that the program is accelerated, so it only takes a year to complete. The workload is very fair for a Master's program and the professors make a great effort in making comments to try to improve each student's work. It is an excellent program!"
Lynn Coppedge
  • Reviewed: 1/7/2013
  • Degree: Liberal Studies
"The School of Geographical Sciences and Planning at Arizona State University has a wonderful faculty and staff that is eager to connect students to the surrounding planning organizations (public and private). You will get from the experience what you put into it."
William Bingman
  • Reviewed: 1/3/2013
  • Degree: Fine Arts
"All of the professors and faculty are highly skilled and professional designers. Some still work in the industrial design field and some are now full time professors. The experience and insight the bring to every class is priceless. In the cons column, tuition is a bit expensive, especially for out of state students."