Arizona State University

Carey School of Business

  • Program Cost
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Contact Information
450 East Lemon Street
McCord Hall
Tempe, Arizona 85287, United States

The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is one of the highest-ranked and largest business schools in the United States, though students boast about its community feel. The school is located in the Phoenix, Arizona area and also operates a renowned MBA program in China. Students have a huge variety of degree choices, come from 99 countries and include 50 National Merit Scholars. They learn with a faculty that’s internationally regarded for its research productivity, including a Nobel Prize winner. The alumni network is 80,000 strong. For more information, visit

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Events Calendar

  • Oct 23
    8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    MACC & MTax: Account for Your Success


    In only nine months, the Master of Accountancy (MACC) and Master of Taxation (MTax) programs deliver in-depth knowledge, and fulfill course requirements for the CPA exam in Arizona and California. Join us online to learn about the long-term success you can enjoy with a MACC or MTax from the W. P. Carey School of Business.

  • Oct 23
    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    MRED: Develop Your Future

    Tempe, AZ

    Nine months to mastery — with the W. P. Carey School, that's all it takes to accelerate your career. Join us on ASU's Tempe campus to learn more about the immersive, transdisciplinary Master of Real Estate Development (MRED), and the future you'll develop on a foundation of business, construction, design, and law.

  • Oct 23
    QS World MBA Tour: Denver, CO

    Denver, CO

    W. P. Carey is coming to a city near you. Join us to learn more about our MBA and Business Master's Programs. The highly ranked W. P. Carey School at Arizona State University delivers the value and prestige you want and the flexibility you need - whether you’re returning to school full-time or balancing school and your career. Sign up to attend this free event and find out what sets W. P. Carey apart!

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About Arizona State University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 71
  • Median 51
  • Middle 80% 9 to 158
Admissions Selectivity
63% Carey School of Business 70% Average Across All Schools

578 Average GMAT Score
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 360
63% 63.0
69% 69.0
550 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Pre-MBA Careers
Finance / Accounting
15% 15
5% 5
22% 22
12% 12
11% 11
Pharma / Health Care
9% 9
Consumer Products
6% 6
Petroleum / Energy
6% 6
5% 5
Media / Entertainment
5% 5
Real Estate
2% 2
2% 2
$70,178 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • United States Armed Forces
  • Intel Corporation
  • Lockheed Martin
  • The Boeing Company
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation

Tuition: Can I get in?

$ $ $ $ $
Total Program Cost
  • Opportunity Cost $122,812
$ $ $ $ $
Total Program Cost
  • Opportunity Cost $122,812
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
$2,500 Average Scholarship Amount
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
61% 61
59% 59
Types of Aid Distributed
Loans (private and government)
93% 93
1% 1
Institutional Scholarships
0% 0
Basic scholarships awarded
  • A Combination Of Need And Merit
Of first-year institutional scholarship recipients who received at least the same amount for the second year
  • Loan guarantee policy
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt

Academics: What will I learn?

  • Faculty from Full-Time program
  • Part-Time Faculty
  • Faculty with at least 5 years corporate experience
22% 22
14% 14
67% 67
Students in Core Classes
43 Carey School of Business 30 Average Across All Schools

Teaching Methods
  • Internet/Web-based delivery
  • Online forums
  • E-mail
  • Textbooks
  • Videoconferencing
  • Chat Rooms
  • Other
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
Top Areas of Study
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management
Joint Degree Programs
  • MBA/MSEE (Electrical Engineering)
  • MBA/MSIE (Industrial Engineering)
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 48
  • Program length (in months) 21
  • Average # of months to complete program 22
  • Six-Year completion rate 96%
  • Max time allowed to complete 72
  • Time limit for online courses Yes
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Via the Internet (unscheduled)
Technology Improvements
  • The school has a new 129,000 square foot building that has brand new A/V equipment with capture and streaming. The network infrastructure now has a 20GbE-100GbE backbone; the business complex has high-density 802.11a/b/c/g/n wireless; server infrastructures were upgraded to 8Gb SAN and high speed cached storage; faculty PCs and research servers have all been refreshed on a 3 year cycle; digital signage has also been implemented in the school’s buildings.

Students: Who are my classmates?

29 Average age of student
Ethnicity of Students
85% 85
Asian American
7% 7
3% 3
Student Citizenship
North America
96% 96
2% 2
Non-Europe Free Trade Zone
1% 1
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Active Professional Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
Active Networking Clubs
  • Black MBA Association
  • Hispanic Student Organization
  • Volunteer
  • Women in MBA

Alumni: How strong is my network?

16,893 Living MBA Alumni 31 Countries where alumni clubs exist
70 Active alumni clubs
2% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.