Arizona State University Reviews

3.88 out of 5 stars
(358 Reviews)
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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Student & Graduate Reviews

3.3 out of 5 stars
Chas Damo - 7/1/2019
Degree: MPA
Graduation Year: 2012
"Arizona State University is a quality institution that requires its students to be proactive it the education it provides. As an undergraduate, I did not have relationships with my teachers outside of the classroom, which I believe would've helped my own personal experience. As a graduate student at Arizona State University, I have realized that being proactive in your education is the most beneficial way to achieve the success you wish to see in the classroom and professionally. My undergraduate experience in my past college was beneficial but I feel like career-wise, professors taught to the book and did not teach how the information they were providing could be used practically in the field, which in part was a mistake on my part for not asking the questions I wished to know about. It is hard to reflect in a deeper sense, when I graduated with my undergraduate degree over six years ago, so discussing the value of my graduate experience seems more appropriate. My graduate program, which is the Masters in Public Administration (Nonprofit Administration), has offered challenges to me since the opening orientation when a professor stated how hard the program was. I took that as a challenge to utilize my skills and professional experience to excel in the program. The graduate program, uses both online and in-person forms of teaching to offer students flexibility for working professionals and I've found it to be very flexible. My professors have been insightful, though-provoking, and offer challenges that have helped me grow both educationally and professionally speaking. The program has taught me to embrace the unknown and to challenge my thoughts in the process. It is a wonderful program that has helped open my eyes to what needs to be done in society."
2.8 out of 5 stars
Anders Moen - 6/30/2019
Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2019
"While Arizona State University has given me--and will continue to give me--many resources to help me succeed, I have found that, during my undergraduate years, ASU has sometimes proved to be a detriment to my education through a handful of professors who do not care enough about students or teaching to the point where I have wasted a considerable amount of time dealing with issues I should have not had to deal with. While I had a few teachers who were excellent, these professors were few in comparison to the others. A student, who pours in a great deal of time, effort, and work into excelling in their classes should not be held back by bad professors. I have found that myself and many others agree on this point. This, however, is most likely an issue in general with higher education rather than an issue of ASU alone. One issue which I would say is more specific to ASU is ASU's focus on money. I feel like so many of ASU's managerial decisions have not been in the best interest of the students at ASU, and have instead been in the interest in lining managements' pockets. There's such a focus on expansion that it seems almost imperial at times. While our costs increase each year, I do not feel like our quality of education is improving. While I am certainly impressed with many students at ASU, their achievements and knowledge, I feel, are direct results of their own efforts, and I am not sure how of their efforts can be owed to ASU. Perhaps they would have done just as well or better elsewhere. One thing I can praise to a great deal is the honors' college staff, who was always extremely helpful to their students. The honors' college's professors were also extremely knowledgeable and gave other students and I lots of insightful information that I could not have gained elsewhere. Through my human event courses, I learned how to read a book critically and how to think philosophically and with professionalism. These skills are highly valuable to me, and I cannot thank the honors' staff enough for their hard work and instruction. I will also say that ASU, through their focus on expansion, has created quite an extensive network, and whether that is for the gain of their students or themselves, it has proved to be very useful when trying to make connections yourself or looking for an internship opportunity. ASU's name is also quite well known around the world, and that prestige is valuable to students, even if they weren't quite satisfied with the quality of some of their classes. Overall, I am satisfied with where I am now, but not too satisfied with the quality of many of my courses. I feel like I could have learned much more and have had a lot less stress if many things were handled a bit better. Still, I would have to recommend ASU despite its flaws because of where I am now."
5.0 out of 5 stars
Gemma Castillo - 6/28/2019
Degree: Business Administration
Graduation Year: 2019
"I think W.P. Carey School of Business provides an amazing curriculum when it comes to some of their programs. W.P. Carey I believe gives you the knowledge needed in order to succeed in your career, preparing you for a brighter future. With their diverse background, W.P. Carey offers you an insight into different countries allowing you the ability to engage and interact with people from such a diverse background which I think is the best part about being part of the W.P. Carey family."
4.3 out of 5 stars
Sierra Ochoa - 6/28/2019
Degree: English
Graduation Year: 2018
"ASU was a wonderful place to receive my undergraduate degree. I learned so much, and I was able to use a lot of my practical experience towards credits. I did a bunch of internships and I basically built a career with the help of their advising staff."
4.1 out of 5 stars
Cat - 6/27/2019
Degree: English
Graduation Year: 2019
"Arizona State is a wonderful school with many highly-ranked departments and programs. It is a large school with multiple campuses, which means it has an incredibly large amount of resources and opportunities, not to mention clubs, student organizations, student government, the honors college, etc. Undergraduates are able to participate in world-class research alongside professors, work on projects with NASA, write for a number of literary magazines and so many other things. I was able to graduate with 2 majors, a minor and 2 certificates. Additionally, the school provides a large alumni base, which allows for resources and job opportunities while you are still in school and after you graduate--ASU alum are everywhere!"
4.3 out of 5 stars
Kenneth Fontenot - 6/26/2019
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2019
"Arizona State University is leading the pack with its focus on research, innovation, diversity, and inclusion. I have never been to another campus that harbors the idea of community connectedness like Arizona State. The professors are brilliant and have so many unique and amazing backgrounds, there is never a lack of assistance and understanding."
4.4 out of 5 stars
Madison Raksinh - 6/25/2019
Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2019
"I overall have had the most amazing experience in my Undergraduate Bachelor's Degree in Social Work at Arizona State. The teachers within the program are extremely experienced, as well as happy to help. This was extremely encouraging as a freshman student beginning to study the social work field. I have now decided to go back and pursue my master's degree in Social Work as well, because of the way that the programs are run and handled.I definitely recommend this school."
4.1 out of 5 stars
SunDevil2016 - 6/24/2019
Degree: Elementary Education
Graduation Year: 2016
"I loved ASU! The classes and professors were great, kind, and very helpful. The student teaching experience was amazing! ASU has wonderful mentor teachers and I love how you can graduate in 4 years with a teaching credential, which is not possible in California."
4.6 out of 5 stars
Devon Ray - 6/24/2019
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2017
"Attending Arizona State University was by far one of the best decisions I have ever made. The combination of both the educational aspect as well as social aspect made it an experience I will never forget. All of my professors were amazing and no matter how big the class size was they always made me feel like I was important as an idividual. Social life on campus is amazing and they always have events to participate in. The opportunities they provide are unlimited! They are always trying to update the campus and you can eally see where your money is going when it comes to the resources that are available to you. The main campus where I attending is located in a perfect place and you have access to so much. As a psychology major I feel that my classes really set me up for success after graduation. I would highly recommend that one attend this school."
5.0 out of 5 stars
Lee Breisblatt - 6/19/2019
Degree: English
Graduation Year: 2021
"Arizona State University was a great college that helped me grow as a person. While I was there, the students and the teachers were very helpful to me. They were all kind and supportive of my goals for after college. I would recommend this school for anyone applying for secondary education after high school."