| Total Grad Surveys || 18 |
| Females || 5 |
| Males || 13 |
| Avg years at University || 2.3 |
| I really wish I had gone somewhere with a more supportive and higher quality environment. I just had enough of ASU and the Speech department. |
| Oct 25 2011 || Other |
Tempe campus reminds of a war zone with unsafe environment inside and outside area. |
Administration at MFT program is very unprofessional, particularly program director!
This establishment should be a shame to ASU!
| Mar 17 2011 || Psychology |
| I was in the Applied Biology program at ASU, that is on the Polytechnic campus. The graduate program is very weak. In theory it sounds good and seemed very promising before I began. But since starting the program, I have received no guidance or help from faculty. The classes were satisfactory, but completing a thesis is a different story. I got absolutely no support from the school and the graduate college is impossible to work with. I have had to pay tuition for 3 semesters while I wait on thesis feedback and signatures. I am still trying to find a job (no help from ASU!) but can't seem to wrap things up with ASU. It never ends - and it's only a masters, not a PhD. I'm starting on my 4th year and still no end in sight (though I've completed and successfully defended my thesis). This was not only my experience, but others in the same program. |
| Aug 18 2010 || Biology |
| Funds are tight everywhere. With the economic issues ASU positoning themselves much like a for profit organization. Fees are outpacing programs and quality education. Students are not being given ample time to complete programs ASU has in place at the time of enrollement and now have cancelled. With respect to the education field my programs has changed three times since I've enrolled one year ago. ASU keeps changing the rules so to speak and are pushing people through their now non-existent programs too fast. As an adult learner, ASU does not have the knowledge or interest is seems to understand that I'm not a 21 year old with only college to worry about. Pretty sad that ASU has outpaced the tuition for the very unpopular University of Phoenix in AZ. Adults should weigh out how ASU treats your scheudle and life versus the flexibilty of other programs out there. ASU has I'm afraid put themselves at risk for the future by handling the new way of 501-c as really a profit center (albeit hidden) to most if they're not paying attentin. If you're an adult shop around - ASU is too expensive now and not family/adult friendly. |
| Jul 14 2010 || Education |
| An excellent university to boom in your career and also a huge party school |
| Jan 21 2010 || Computer Science |
| I would not recommend this university based on my experience. They somehow portray they are the best of I misunderstood that ASU is a good one for research. But the professors are unhelpful and they dont know what research the students are doing.. Finally, when you present your thesis, that's when they get involved and screw you up. Personally, I would prefer a university where the professor knows and involves himself in the research. |
| May 30 2009 || Industrial Operations Engineering |
| Not interested to mention |
| Art department is a decade behind the times. |
| Oct 27 2008 || Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etc |
| Good faculty. It's not a competitive school, if you're pasionate about music. If all you want is a degree is fine. Aesthetics suck! People are self-absorbed. |
| Apr 14 2008 || Music - Performance |
If you're an international student, especially Indian or Chinese, then you might be at home here. Although there are many extremely brilliant foreign students around, some of them do resort to blatant plagiarism and lower the standards. It is saddening, and shameful (I am Indian, and I have witnessed this with my friends many times) but cannot be helped much. |
The funding scenario for graduate students is not too good. It is quite a struggle to find any assistance, and grades wont help much as everybody has a GPA over 3.5! The standards of the school have been improving of late, and there are a few very good professors out there in the EE dept.
Facilities are good, and have certainly been improving. The weather is fairly good most of the year, and food as well as accomodation is cheap. Its a fun place to be in, and you will make many many friends from all over the world!
| Sep 10 2004 || Electrical Engineering |
| This department (Industrial Engineering, in the College of Engineering) has overwhelming problems with academic honesty. Plagiarism is rampant, and neither the faculty nor staff are inclined to do anything about it, even when really egregious cases are brought to their attention. International students are held to lower standards to the detriment of local and domestic students. University regulations are broken to hamper and exclude domestic students. The shame of it is that this could be a decent department if it wasn't going overboard trying to be the Tempe branch of the Indian Institute of Technology. |
| Jul 09 2004 || Industrial Operations Engineering |