ASU Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into ASU? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 21,042 out of 25,380 applicants or 83% were admitted making Arizona State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores. Only 40% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 11,482 13,898 25,380
Accepted 9,701 11,341 21,042
Acceptance Rate 84% 82% 83%
Enrolled 3,605 4,743 8,348
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 37% 42% 40%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Arizona State University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that ASU regularly accepts students with ACTs of 23 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. 57 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Arizona State University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1110 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1000. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. 55 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1110 1330
SAT Reading 560 670
SAT Math 550 660
ACT Composite 23 28
ACT English 21 29
ACT Math 23 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

 What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >90%
25 to 28 Avg + 83%-90%
23 to 25 Avg - 76%-83%
21 to 23 Reach 68%-76%
Less than 21 Low <68%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1330 and Above Good >89%
1220 to 1330 Avg + 83%-89%
1110 to 1220 Avg - 74%-83%
1000 to 1110 Reach 63%-74%
Less than 1000 Low <63%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Arizona State University has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Arizona State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=104151 IPEDS survey data for Arizona State University.