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Angelo State University is a public institution that was founded in 1928. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,267, its setting is city, and the campus size is 268 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Angelo State University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,493 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $18,023 (2012-13).
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Conveniently located in the center of Texas, Angelo State University has been recognized by Princeton Review as one of the top four public universities in the state and among the best in the nation. ASU offers 42 undergraduate degrees with more than 100 majors and concentrations plus 26 graduate degrees on one of the state's safest and most technologically sophisticated residential campuses. Half of ASU's students are first generation and more than 26 percent are Hispanic so the university, a Hispanic Serving Institution, is attuned to the needs of those segments of the student population. Angelo State University provides a quality education at an affordable cost and maintains a superb record of sending graduates to success in medical, law and professional school. ASU maintains strong academic programs in traditional fields such as agriculture, teacher education, nursing, business, physics, biology, mathematics, psychology and history while developing such innovative offerings as computer gaming design, computer science, criminal justice, security studies and border security. Funded by an $96 million endowment, the Angelo State University Carr Scholarship Program is one of the largest scholarship endowments at a regional university in the U.S. Named for ASU benefactors Robert G. and Nona K. Carr, the scholarships are awarded based on high school class rank, ACT/SAT scores and financial need, and can be renewed each year by students who maintain the academic criteria. Carr Scholarships benefit one of every six ASU students with an average award of more than $3,200. Additionally, ASU offers its Blue and Gold Guarantee program for students from low income families. Thanks to the Carr Scholarships and a strong gift aid program, ASU students graduate with an average debt burden well below the Texas average. The 268-acre Angelo State campus is known for its safety and its modern recreational, housing and academic facilities. ASU boasts a new Student Recreation Center that opened in 2011, a modern University Center and one of the best multipurpose arenas in all of NCAA Division II athletics in the Junell Center/Stephens Arena. Some of the most modern residence halls on college campuses anywhere are found at ASU where three-quarters of the beds are in residence halls completed over the last decade. The Learning Commons in the Porter Henderson Library opened in 2011 and augments the Math/Computer Science Building and various science facilities across campus. Overall, Angelo State University provides the perfect environment for a quality college education at a cost within the reach of the average American family.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Angelo State University, it's important to note the application deadline is August 22. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 23. The application fee at Angelo State University is $35. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 92.8 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||92.8%|
|Application deadline||August 22|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 23|
The student-faculty ratio at Angelo State University is 21:1, and the school has 25.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Angelo State University include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies; Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies; Psychology; and Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 60.0 percent.
Angelo State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 6,267, with a gender distribution of 45.3 percent male students and 54.7 percent female students. At this school, 35.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 65.0 percent of students live off campus. Angelo State University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Angelo State University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Angelo State University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Angelo State University, 85 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Angelo State University.
|Students who have cars on campus||85%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Angelo State University, 70.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $3,114.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$7,493 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$18,023 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$6,812 (2011-12)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data