Undergraduate - Facts & Figures

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Facts & Figures

Undergraduate Enrollment

The W. P. Carey School of Business has attracted a large and stellar group of first-year undergraduate students for the fall 2012 semester.

The average SAT score of freshmen Bachelor of Science students is 1,167, while the average ACT score is 25.

  • Total undergraduate enrollment: 8,637
  • First-time freshman enrollment: 2,015
  • New transfer student enrollment: 624
  • Business Honors students (included in total number): 729
  • 2012 undergraduate business degrees awarded: 2,129 (Fall 2011; Spring and Summer 2012)

Undergraduate Employment Placement

  • Median salary: $49,287, based on the May, August and December 2010 graduating classes.
  • 1,300 recruiter visits and job postings targeted W. P. Carey students over the past year.
  • Over 90% of our Investment Banking Industry Scholars have achieved job placement at top banks and investment firms in the past three years.
  • ASU was ranked No. 5 in the nation for recruiter preference, according to a survey in the Wall Street Journal of top corporate recruiters whose companies hired 43,000 new ASU graduates over last year.


  • 62,362 undergraduate


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Rankings and Reputation

The W. P. Carey School is highly ranked and internationally recognized for its leadership in business education and is highly regarded for its renowned faculty and their research productivity, making us one of the top-ranked business schools in the country.

Undergraduate Degrees

Faculty Achievement

  • Edward C. Prescott, the W. P. Carey Chair and ASU Regents' Professor of Economics, 2004 Nobel Prize in economics
  • V. Kerry Smith, ASU Regents' Professor of Economics
  • Huizingh Honors Teacher of the Year -- John Eaton, Marketing
  • Huizingh Outstanding Undergraduate Professor -- Lonnie Ostrom, Marketing
  • Huizingh Award for Classroom Innovation -- Matt McCarthy, Information Systems
  • Teets Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award -- Melissa Martin, School of Accountancy
  • Teets Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award -- Ilona Babenko, Finance
  • Teets Graduate Teaching Assistant Award -- Tyler Glavan, School of Accountancy
  • MBA and Master's Teaching Awards -- Don Lange, Management; Andrea Morales, Marketing; Michele Pfund, Supply Chain Management
  • Doctoral Programs Outstanding Professor -- Yuri Tserlukevich, Finance
  • Faculty Research Award -- Rajiv Sinha, Marketing
  • Hall of Fame Inductee -- Barbara Keats
  • Faculty Service Award -- Michael Mokwa, Marketing


Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

  • W. P Carey School of Business, accredited 1962
  • W. P. Carey MBA, accredited 1964
  • School of Accountancy, accredited 1987