Arizona State University East: Narrative Description

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7001 East Williams Field Rd.
Mesa, AZ 85212
Tel: (480)727-3278; Admissions: (480)727-1041; Fax: (480)727-1008; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Part of Arizona State University. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1995. Setting: 600-acre suburban campus with easy access to Phoenix. Endowment: $3.2 million. Research spending 2002-03: $3.9 million. Educational spending 2002-03: $5895 per student. Total enrollment: 3,551. Faculty: 99 (88 full-time, 11 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 22:1. 484 applied, 79% were admitted. 22% from top 10% of their high school class, 52% from top quarter, 77% from top half. Full-time: 1,067 students, 48% women, 52% men. Part-time: 1,795 students, 48% women, 52% men. Students come from 43 states and territories, 10% from out-of-state, 2% Native American, 10% Hispanic, 2% black, 4% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 38% 25 or older, 7% live on campus, 13% transferred in. Retention: 0% of 2003 full-time freshmen returned. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; engineering/engineering technologies; education. Calendar: semesters. Services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).

Entrance Requirements: Options: Common Application, electronic application, early action, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: minimum 3.0 high school GPA, SAT I or ACT. Required for some: essay, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: Rolling, 11/1 for early action. Notification: 12/1 for early action.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $50. State resident tuition: $3508 full-time, $183 per semester hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $12,028 full-time, $501 per semester hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $36 full-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to degree level and location. Part-time tuition varies according to course load, degree level, and location. College room and board: $4770. College room only: $2610. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 32 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities; 1% of eligible men and 1% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Professional Golf Management Club, Aero Management Tech - Student Advisory Committee, Graphic Information Technology Club, National Agri-Marketing Association, One Nation Club. Major annual events: Convocation, Dean's Feast and Fest, Dauntless Drumstix Dash. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service. 1,126 college housing spaces available; 356 were occupied in 2002-03. Freshmen given priority for college housing. Option: coed housing available. ASU East Library plus 1 other with 4.4 million books, 315 microform titles, 206 serials, 105 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $525,799. 350 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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