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why freshmen choose ASU

we believe an excellent education is possible at the best value
Washington Monthly calls ASU one of America's "best bang for the buck." More rankings.
ASU awarded more than $1 billion dollars in all types of financial aid in 2012-2013.
ASU awarded more than $1 billion dollars in all types of financial aid in 2012-2013.
Learn more about scholarships and financial aid and use the scholarship estimator.
an ASU degree = jobs
87% of 2013 ASU undergrad graduates looking for a job received an offer within 90 days of graduation. Invest in yourself.

composition of an ASU freshman class:


3.47
average GPA
1129
average SAT composite score (math + critical reading)
28.5%
3.75 or higher high school GPA
32.7%
graduated in the top 10% of their high school class

are you an honors student?

Barrett, the Honors College is one of the top honors experiences in the nation, with rigorous academics and research.
The Scholars Academies offers exclusive opportunities for select, high-achieving students.
Credit by Exam. Earn ASU course credit by passing an exam (AP, IB, CLEP) so you can take advanced courses sooner.

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how are you paying for college?

Freshman Merit Scholarship Our New American University Scholar awards are offered to outstanding freshmen as they pursue academic excellence at ASU.
Cost of Education Use our tools to estimate what college will cost you and see how other ASU students paid for school.
Types of Financial Aid ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. Learn more.

Does ASU offer what you need?

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