ASU Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Arizona State University
|Admission Standards||Very High|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into ASU and can I get accepted? The school has a 85% acceptance rate ranking it #9 in Arizona for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 22,779 out of 26,869 applicants 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 very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. Arizona State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 39% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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ASU SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT60%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||570|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1130|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||690|
|SAT Composite 75th||1360|
|Average SAT Score||1250|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Arizona State University?
Arizona State University typically requires applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 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 1010. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1250 out of 1600. The school ranks #1 in Arizona for highest average SAT composite score. 60 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.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1360 and Above||Good||>91%|
|1245 to 1360||Avg +||85%-91%|
|1130 to 1245||Avg -||77%-85%|
|1015 to 1130||Reach||66%-77%|
|Less than 1015||Low||<66%|
ASU ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT58%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||29|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||25|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into ASU?
Admission data indicates that ASU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in Arizona for highest average ACT composite score. 58 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Arizona State University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>91%|
|25 to 29||Avg +||85%-91%|
|22 to 25||Avg -||78%-85%|
|19 to 22||Reach||70%-78%|
|Less than 19||Low||<70%|
Avg. High School GPA3.42
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into Arizona State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Arizona State University was 3.42 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in Arizona for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.42 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as ASU accepts 85% of all applicants.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||38%||40%||39%|
What are the requirements for admission to Arizona State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
60% of students submit their SAT scores to ASU. 58% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
85% of those who apply are granted admission to ASU. Admission competition is and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1130 and 1360. 60% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.